Gilded Age

Italy has long been a land of exceptional jewelry, a country of unique regions with their own enduring styles. Many of today’s Italian masterworks, including pieces of woven or coiled gold articulated in bold designs and whimsical forms, reflect the nation’s rich goldsmithing history—but with a distinctly contemporary bent. These highly original creations depict a diverse […]

Hidden Treasure

Pomellato’s cache of prized gems is ripe for discovery.  Stacked floor to ceiling inside the highly protected vault room of Pomellato’s expansive jewelry workshop are bins of rough stones waiting to be delivered to stonecutters. The jagged rocks—citrines, tourmalines, amethysts, and more, some as big as fists, others the size of pebbles—await transformation at the hands […]

Bright Lines, Dark Metal

An inventive new aesthetic has permeated fine jewelry design—a penchant for sleek silhouettes defined in dark-finished metals and highlighted with boldly positioned, intriguing stones. These elegantly edgy pieces, which range from intricate, diamond-studded spider earrings to a spiked ruby ring, present even the most precious gemstones in daring, spirited configurations that play on contrasts between darkness […]