Kaleidoscopic City: Gem hunting with Bulgari in Jaipur

Bulgari’s creative director takes us on an exclusive tour of the Pink City

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The minute Lucia Silvestri’s plane touches the tarmac in Jaipur, the phone calls begin. “She’s here, she’s here,” local jewel dealers whisper into their mobiles. Their names may not be in her appointments diary, but that doesn’t stop the traders pitching for a few minutes of her time. “I have no idea how they know,” a laughing Silvestri says of her trips to the northern Indian city. “But the calls start before I even reach my hotel.”

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