Puccini's publisher was against him pursuing an opera project based on the book Manon Lescaut. But Puccini proclaimed: "Manon is a heroine I believe in and therefore she cannot fail to win the hearts of the public. Why shouldn't there be two operas about Manon? A woman like Manon can have more than one lover." (Wikipedia)
Regardless of this, for now we will let one bracelet stand for both of these operas based on Prevost's iconic story. Click below to see more.