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In the bustling streets of Milan, amidst the city's rich history and vibrant fashion scene, a revolution was brewing. In 1967, Pino Rabolini, an heir to a legacy of goldsmiths, dared to dream differently. He envisioned a world where jewelry wasn't just a symbol of status but an extension of one's personality.
Rabolini's vision was clear: to craft jewelry that women could adorn every day, pieces that flowed seamlessly from sunlit mornings to starlit evenings. He didn't want his creations to be locked away for special occasions; he wanted them to be a part of daily life, a reflection of individual style.
Drawing inspiration from Milan's rich craftsmanship traditions, Pomellato's designs were a symphony of creativity and color. The brand quickly became a beacon of innovation, introducing the world to unique stone combinations and avant-garde gem cuts. Each piece, handcrafted to perfection, was a testament to modern, unconventional beauty.
The 1990s saw Pomellato embracing colorful stones, both precious and semi-precious. This bold and unconventional move not only opened a whole spectrum of previously unseen colors to their collections, but also made luxury more accessible.
The meticulous craftsmanship behind each piece is astounding. A simple gold chain can demand 16 hours of hard work to create, while the intricate pavé gem-set Catene chain was a labor of 170 hours, with each creation being a collaborative masterpiece, touched by the hands of several of their artisans.
But Pomellato's brilliance wasn't confined to its designs, with the brand championing ethically-mined gold and gemstones as well as touting sustainable practices, ensuring every piece tells a story of integrity.
Their advertising campaigns, much like their jewelry, are iconic. Collaborations with photographers like Helmut Newton, Gian Paolo Barbieri, Michel Comte, and many others, creating a kaleidoscope of empowerment, strength, and individuality. Women, in all their multifaceted glory, were always at the heart of Pomellato's story.
In 2001, Pomellato unveiled the Nudo collection, which swiftly ascended to cult status. The Nudo ring, often considered their crowning jewel, captivated with its minimalist, prong-free design and solitary gem. This design choice placed the vibrant stone center stage, embodying Pomellato's ethos of celebrating individuality.
Fast forward to 2017, Pomellato celebrated its 50th anniversary by launching the #PomellatoForWomen platform. Icons like Jane Fonda echoed the brand's message of empowerment, inclusivity, and authentic beauty.
Today, Pomellato stands as a testament to Rabolini's vision. Fifty years since its inception, the brand is revered not just in Italy but across the global jewelry landscape. It's not just about the sparkle of the gems or the gleam of the gold; it's about the story each piece tells, the statement it makes, and the emotion it evokes. Pomellato is not just jewelry; it's a celebration of individuality, creativity, and timeless elegance.
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