The Jackie bag,' is one of Gucci's favourite all-time models

There it is, that elegant silhouette, in shiny leather with bright nickel and bamboo detailing. You simply want to hold it, and when you do, you wonder how something so soft and so perfect was ever created. It seems almost unreal, but then again it is a product by Gucci, a brand hallmarked by superb Italian artisan craftsmanship. As with all things precious, there is a unique story behind every unique creation. Click here to read the full story and see photos that have defined the history House of Gucci.