A Pearl Legend – New Mini-Doc “Assael Revealed” Celebrates the Legacy of Salvador Assael

An all-new documentary style short film entitled Assael Revealed now celebrates the unique and unparalleled history of Assael, the beloved New York brand of magnificent pearls and responsibly sourced coral. Touted by the The New York Times as “a titan of the cultured pearl business,” the brand’s founder Salvador Assael had an unmatched passion for…

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What Are Keshi Pearls & How to Wear Them

Of the many types of pearls, the brightest luster comes from the Keshi Pearl. Beloved for their organic silhouettes and their incredibly high luster, Keshi Pearls are often used by jewelry designers to make unusual, one-of-a-kind pieces that stand out from the crowd and become wearable expressions of one’s individuality.  Keshis also create distinctive strands…

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A Brief History of Tahitian Pearls

The beautiful and exotic Tahitian Pearl has a relatively short history. Not that oysters were not naturally producing a few rare dark pearls, but the oyster producing them, the Pinctada Margaritfera, was originally more prized for its unique colors of mother-of-pearl, that glistening substance lining the shell of the oyster. The Tahitian Pearl as we…

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Making Memories – Precious Jewelry Gifts For Holiday

The holidays are for making memories, meaningful celebrations that connect us and sustain us throughout the year to come. In a dynamic world of planned obsolescence and fleeting fads of gadgets, gizmos and smart devices, thoughtful gifts that endure the test of time become all the more important. Fine jewelry, like magnificent pearls and exquisite…

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