Transcript

  |  08 oct 2013

I visited the Italian jewellery company Pomellato at its headquarters in Milan. Behind the high walls of the nondescript building are not only the company offices but also its extensive workshops, where every one of its jewels is made, from melting the gold to finished product.

I went inside the workshops to see how Pomellato makes its jewels and what techniques it employs, and discovered that the lost wax method of casting is preferred for almost every piece of jewellery.

I saw over 100 craftsmen at work. Amongst them were casters, gem-setters, jewellers and even a team dedicated to manning the smelters, where the house's own special-colour gold alloys are mixed.

I then had the chance to catch up with CEO Andrea Morante, who told me about the house's history and what makes Pomellato different from other jewellers.

If you enjoyed what you just read...

...we have a small favour to ask. We are an independent online magazine and we are very proud of the quality of our content, all of which we generate from our small office in Oxfordshire, UK. A contribution from you will enable us to maintain our independence and continue to share our passion for this world that we all love. As you are probably aware, advertising revenue across all media is falling fast, but we still want to keep our articles accessible to all. If everyone who reads this helps a little, we won’t have to ask for a subscription and will be able to keep doing what we do best, which we hope you appreciate.

Terms and conditions

Shop this video

RELATED VIDEOS

RELATED ARTICLES

We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on your website at cookies policy.