Bulgari Logo – Bulgari is an Italian brand of jewelry and luxury goods, belonging to the French conglomerate LVMH. The name is often written Bvlgari -style ancient Roman – and comes from its founder, Greek Sotirios Boulgaris (1857-1932). Started in 1884 in Rome, Italy, the company earned reputation as a jeweler, but their product range has grown over time to include watches, handbags, fragrances, accessories and hotels.
Sotirios Boulgaris began his career as a jeweler in his native village, Paramythia (Epirus, Greece), where his first store still exists. In 1877, he moved to the island Corfu and then to the Italian city of Naples. Four years later, he moved to Rome, where he founded his company in 1884 and opened its second store in the street Sistina.
Which became the representative of Bulgari store-in the Via Condotti – was opened in 1905 with the help of his sons, Constantino (1889-1973) and Giorgio (1890-1966). The store quickly became the place where rich and famous came to acquire unique jewelry and high quality, whose designs combine the art of Greece and Rome.
During the Second World War, Constantino Bulgari and his wife, Laura Bulgari, home to three Jewish women in their own house in Rome. It was strange to them, but welcomed them Bulgari outraged by the raid of the Roman ghetto in October 1943. Due to their generous action, December 31, 2003 were honored with the title of Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.