Designer Profile: Angela Cummings for Assael Pearls

Angela Cummings is recognized by jewelry historians, curators and collectors alike as one of the most important fine jewelry designers of the modern age — and a star in the pantheon of women jewelry designers. Throughout her 50+ year career, her extraordinary jewelry has reflected her love of nature, as well as the three-dimensional art…

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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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Fall 2020 Fashion and Jewelry Trends

In the midst of a global pandemic and following months of nesting, fashion may never be more exciting or more necessary, a salve to soothe our psyche and give us all something to smile about. As we begin to literally put pants on and leave the quarantine cocoon, these Fall 2020 Fashion and Jewelry Trends…

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Wear Your Pearls, Girls – A Mother’s Day Memoir
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My mother Susanne had infallible taste in fashion and jewelry. I never saw her put a foot wrong. Ever. On a rather modest budget she stood out in any crowd, with her signature pageboy hairstyle, a strand of good cultured pearls, and gold bangles and charm bracelets which jangled as she smoked her Kent Ultra Lights.

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