Maria Canale Named Luxury Jeweler Sponsor for the 2018 Windsor Charity Polo Cup
Windsor is pleased to announce that Maria Canale, the luxury jewelry brand, will be the Official Luxury Jeweler Sponsor for the 2018 Windsor Charity Polo Cup. Maria Canale will donate a Starburst Medallion Diamond Drop Necklace and Earrings, valued at $50,000, as the lead item to the charity event’s raffle.
Known as the “Jeweler’s Jeweler” Maria Canale launched her namesake jewelry line after 25 years of designing pieces for world-renowned brands such as Tiffany & Co., Movado and Harry Winston. Maria’s designs celebrate the classic American luxury of childhood summers in Rhode Island, combined with the energy and sophistication of the modern Manhattan entrepreneur.
The donated necklace and earrings will be on display throughout the Windsor Charity Polo Cup weekend, starting at the Players Reception Cocktail Party on Friday, February 16th and during the main event on Saturday, February 17th. Prior to the festivities, Maria Canale will also hold an in-store, cocktail event at Belle Cose in the nearby Village Shops on Monday, February 12th from 5 to 7 p.m., with a portion of the proceeds going to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the Alzheimer and Parkinson Association of Indian River County.
“We are thrilled to have Maria Canale as an official sponsor in this year’s Windsor Charity Polo Cup,” said Jane Smalley, Director of Marketing for Windsor. “The stunning jewelry suite so generously donated by Maria is the highlight of our raffle and we cannot wait to showcase it along with more from her collection at the Belle Cose pop-up store in the event’s Retail Village.”
“I am thrilled to be the official luxury jeweler sponsor for the 2018 Windsor Charity Polo Cup. There is nothing that makes me prouder than seeing a woman enjoy the feeling of wearing my jewelry, and to combine that with aiding such amazing causes is incredibly important to me,” says Maria Canale, principal of Maria Canale.
The coveted Windsor Charity Polo Cup raffle features other exciting prizes, including Valentino and Chloe handbags donated by Holt Renfrew, Elite Airways round-trip tickets from Newark to Vero Beach, hotel and dining packages, fashion, jewelry and accessories, and children’s books and toys, to name a few. Raffle tickets are priced at $25 each, or five tickets for $100, and can be purchased on the event website at WindsorCharityPoloCup.com.
Maria Canale joins an impressive line-up of event sponsors including Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi of Melbourne, CBRE, Château d’Esclans, Falasiri Oriental Rugs, J.McLaughlin, Casa Dragones, Il Borro, PNC Bank, Equestrian Living and Vero Beach Magazine, among others.
For more information about Maria Canale, please visit MariaCanale.com. To learn more about Windsor, please visit WindsorFlorida.com. For the latest event details, please visit WindsorCharityPoloCup.com.
Windsor (WindsorFlorida.com) is a private residential community spanning 425 acres of lush barrier island between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean in Vero Beach, Florida. Established in 1989 by Hilary and W. Galen Weston of Toronto, Canada, Windsor was designed by renowned town planners Andrés Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk in the New Urbanism style of residential living, one that offers public and community spaces framed by timeless architecture and landscape design that celebrates its tropical and unspoiled setting. Windsor is comprised of 350 homesites in various styles including village homes, cottages and country estates, all remarkable for their signature Anglo-Caribbean architecture and gracious living.
Windsor provides homeowners privacy and seclusion combined with the finest amenities, exemplary services and sporting activities. Members enjoy an 18-hole links-style golf course, Har-Tru tennis courts, an Equestrian Centre, full-sized polo field, over four miles of riding trails, a fully equipped Fitness Centre, and Gun Club. The Clubhouse, with interiors designed by Yabu Pushelberg, is a favorite gathering place much like the Beach Club which features private cabanas, its own restaurant, a pool-side Cabana Bar and 25-metre swimming pool. Windsor is also known for its art gallery featuring a revolving series of world-class exhibitions, and a Town Hall, which serves as a chapel and a venue for weddings, concerts and lectures.
About Maria Canale
The world of Maria Canale is a celebration of a life well-lived. From the sophistication of the city to the relaxed comfort of a beach house, her styles redefine luxury. Modern but relaxed. Timeless, yet current, elegant and meaningful.
Maria Canale has created well known and enduring designs for some of the most important jewelry houses in the world, such as Tiffany, Harry Winston and Mikimoto. From an apprenticeship as a bench jeweler at 13, through her studies at the the Rochester Institute of Technology School of American Design and at FIT, she’s had an award-winning career of more than 25 years.
These decades spent designing iconic jewels have given Maria Canale special insights and matured her own design voice, which is recognizable for remarkable ease, sophistication and classic elegance. And although she has won all top international design awards, some many times, she’s most proud when she sees a woman enjoying the feeling of wearing her jewelry.
She makes frequent appearances at retail partner locations where she helps clients discover their new favorite piece. Styles in the collection range from $1000 to special one of a kind pieces created to mark the most memorable occasions. Her jewels can be found at luxury jewelry retailers nationwide, at Neiman Marcus and at www.mariacanale.com.
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