Bulgari is an Italian luxury goods house founded by Sotirios Voulgaris in 1884.
The company name is a derivative of the last name of the founder, and the letter “V” is the Latin character for the letter “U”, so the word is pronounced simply as if it was written “Bulgari”.
The founder, Sotirio Voulgaris was born in Greece, where he learned the craft of jewelery. He left his hometown in 1877 and made his way to Corfu, and later in Naples then settled in Rome in 1881.
Started in 1884 the company Bulgari. The company’s flagship store was opened in 1905 with the help of his sons in Via dei Condotti, and soon became successful and famous. The first international store opened in 1970 in New York, Paris, Geneva and Monte Carlo. Bvlgari company had to start their own point of sale (showroom) in the Hotel Pierre in New York for many years and now have nearly 300 stores worldwide.
Renowned initially for its magnificent jewelery, the brand has expanded its offerings to include watches, accessories, handbags, hotels and perfumes.
The first fragrance brand offered was the fragrance Eau Thé Vert in 1992.