Pomellato gives the humble chain a modern update through its latest Catene jewellery collection
When you think of luxury Italian jewellery house Pomellato, the chain is often one of the first things that comes to mind. It’s no surprise, then, that the brand’s latest collection, Catene, pays a stunning tribute to its passion for this fierce design element, imbuing it across bangles, earrings and rings for a young, fresh take on a house classic.
An original collection of confident yet minimalist jewels, Catene, which translates to ‘chain’ in Italian, was created to help inject a sense of boldness to your everyday look, while emphasising the feminine charm and glamour so characteristic of traditional Milanese life. And who better to show off the jewels in all their glory than Viola and Vera Arrivabene, possibly the chicest sisters in Italy and ambassadors for the new collection? As partners in a successful business and committed to women’s empowerment, they are linked by many close bonds, expressed in the new line of jewels. “The Pomellato woman is strong and powerful,” Viola tells MOJEH. “She always stands up for the sisterhood.”
At the heart of Catene lies the house’s famous flexible ‘gourmette’ chain, now combined with rigid elements in easy-to-wear proportions. “I love the design and the versatility, and the fact each piece looks just as good when paired with a casual look as it does with your most elegant,” says Vera. Viola agrees, adding: “You can wear the Catene collection anywhere. Perfect for a business meeting or a night out with friends.”
The bracelets feature five gold fully mobile links, contrasting with the solid gold underside of the hinged bangle. “It’s my absolute favourite piece,” says Vera. “I see myself wearing it every day with my usual white tee and trousers, but also with evening dresses.” The same sentiment goes for the tactile rings and discreet earrings, all of which are offered in rose gold, with or without diamonds, or in white gold with diamonds. As with all of Pomellato’s collections, Catene is crafted from 100 per cent responsible gold at the Casa Pomellato Milan atelier, meaning it’s both socially and environmentally conscious, too. Available at Pomellato boutiques nationwide and online