From Stem to Store: Borgioni’s Rose Cuff



Everything’s coming up roses at Borgioni. The four-year-old company, founded by mother-daughter team Rhonda and Tiffany Bartolacci, made its debut at this year’s Couture show (earning a nomination in the Diamonds $20,000 and Up category) with a cuff that’s not your garden-variety arm candy. So how does their garden grow? With colored gold, pavé stones, and two very different personalities.“[My mom] is a little bit more rock-and-roll and edgy, and I’m a little bit more flowy boho,” says Tiffany, who admits she was initially against the addition of the scorpion. “But we collaborate and that’s what makes it work.” ­Operating on opposite coasts—Mom’s in Tampa, Fla., Tiffany’s in Los Angeles—the duo inherited and reset the ­family ­jewels, and voilà! The seeds for the business were planted. This handmade sparkler, which retails for $46,500, was originally create
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