Jewelry Designer Maria Canale Visits Neiman Marcus in Chicago

Maria Canale Neiman Marcus Mich Ave
Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue held a luncheon reception for jewelry designer Maria Canale on Wednesday in the Precious Jewels Salon. Models (and Maria) wore gorgeous white gold and diamond pieces from the Maria Canale for Forevermark collections. Maria has 30 years of jewelery designing experience and has worked with an impressive list of brands including Harry Winston, Tiffany, Mikimoto and now with Forevermark. They use De beers diamonds and are socially responsible. Maria said she likes to design diamonds you can “put on and wear comfortably every day.” Maria went on to say, “I love when you forget it is on … but then people say, ‘That’s a beautiful bracelet!'”
She showcased pieces from two of her latest collections: Aster, with flower designs on wire hoops; and Pastiche or “a mix of things” including star shapes, chains and tassels. Maria Canale for Forevermark began with and still includes a bespoke collection with larger diamonds. “Just like a couture dress, you should get a diamond made the way you want it.” she said. Maria Canale offers custom designs from uncut diamonds, too.

Maria Canale Aster Collection
Maria Canale for Forevermark Aster Collection

The Maria Canale for Forevermark 
Aster Collection 18k White Gold Diamond Double-Flower Ring was a big hit at our table at the luncheon!
Maria Canale for Forevermark Pastiche
Maria Canale for Forevermark Pastiche Collection

Maria Canale for Forevermark Aster and Pastiche
Maria recommends her wire cuff and collar pieces from this season because they are classic, light and very easy to wear.

Maria Canale Long 36" diamond necklace
This is the perfect investment piece! This Maria Canale 36″ diamond necklace (with 24 karats) can be worn several different ways and also as a bracelet.

Maria Canale, Carol Calacci, Neiman Marcus Chicago
It was so amazing to meet Maria Canale. She is a master at her craft!

Shop Maria Canale for Forevermark at Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue in Chicago.
– Carol Calacci
Photos: Second City Style

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