Watch collectors love to invest in beautiful timepieces which are produced in limited editions. These are items worth collecting for because they are made by proven and tested technology used by high end watchmakers. Among the top collector’s items are Bvlgari watches. Even if these watches can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars, they are still worth keeping over time because they do not depreciate. They are usually designed to be eye catching that when worn you will certainly be the center of attention. It is a good thing that you can settle for replica Bvlgari if you do not have the budget for the authentic watch.
The Bvlgari Watchmaker
Bvlgari started out as a jeweler and luxury goods retailer. They are based in Italy though their founder is a Greek man named Sotirio Voulgaris, the source of the company name. Eventually, Bvlgari has also established their name as makers of accessories, perfumes, and watches.
Voulgaris came from a family of silversmiths. He was a jeweler who started his business with a store in Paramythia, Greece. He transferred to Cogu in 1877 and then went to Naples. Voulgaris finally settled in Rome, where he founded his company in 1884. His sons helped him establish the first store of the company in via de Condotti. The store became popular among the privileged few who wanted to get their hands on stylish timepieces with the influence of the Romans and the Greeks. The company also opened stores in other cities around the world such as in New York City, Paris, Geneva and Monte Carlo.
However, Moet Hennesy Louis Vuitton SA bought Bvlgari in 2011.
Bvlgari Watches - The first watch from the company, the Tubogas, had an Art Deco inspired design. Its snakeskin was back in fashion in the 1970s, causing a re-release of the timepiece. However, the 1970s release has a gold bracelet. The luxury of these watches can be likened to the one offered by the best Louis Vuitton knock off handbags. The Bvlgari "Bvlgari" model was released in 1977 and became such a hit that it was among the most saleable watche of the Bvglari brand.
Investing in an authentic Bvlgari watch is something that avid watch collectors are likely thinking about. However, there are replica Bvlgari watches for those who do not have the resources to buy the more expensive ones. Many replica watch makers have seen the market’s enthusiasm of Bvlgari, which is why they have come up with many designs. These knockoff Bvlgari watches look exactly the same as the authentic ones. The watch makers are quite good that even the smallest details are imitated. Anyone who would see your fake Bvlgari watch will not notice that it is actually an imitation. This is how you can get satisfied with what you got on your wrist even when you cannot afford to pay for the real one.