NEW YORK, NY (January, 2018) – Join us in celebration… Assael’s magnificent new Tahitian Pearl Collection is receiving an inaugural Town & Country Jewelry Award. The awards, selected by Editor in Chief Stellene Volandes and Fashion Market & Accessories Director Will Kahn, will be presented with Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City on March 15, 2018 and is featured in the February issue of the magazine. “We are delighted that Town & Country recognizes the true magnificence of these pearls,” says CEO Christina Lang Assael. “This new Tahitian collection is unsurpassed in quality. With Town & Country’s long history of excellence in jewelry editorial, it is no surprise that they love these Tahitians as much as I do.”

The new collection features over three dozen Tahitian pearl strands from an elite assortment, hand curated by retiring pearl farmers across a lifetime of collecting. Selecting and saving the rarest quality gem pearls from every harvest has created a sophisticated, museum worthy collection that Assael is honored to offer pearl connoisseurs.

“The jewelry world is filled with more talent right now than I have seen in twenty years,” said Town & Country Editor in Chief Stellene Volandes. “It was time Town & Country, long a champion of jewelers, and the leading authority in jewelry coverage, created an annual celebration of jewelry's best and brightest: the visionaries and innovators and the masters and legends.”

To learn more about this legendary collection, contact Assael at (212) 819-0060.

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