Born in Spain, Miguel Ases' love for design brought him to Madrid's School of Arts after an injury ended his career with the National Ballet of Spain. There he pursued his passion in fashion and design.
Miguel's success in Barcelona brought him to New York to design for Malave Fashion Design. His talents cast him in the spotlight and brought him numerous praises and attention. It was then noted designer, Gaetano Fazio, saw the potential in the talented artist and asked him to work alongside him. Miguel was Fazio's head designer until he had the opportunity to start his own label.
The Miguel Ases Collection is proudly handcrafted in America. His artistry transforms 14K gold-fill, sterling silver, semi-precious stones, fresh water pearls & cultured pearls into brilliant pieces of jewelry.
Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Liberty, Fenwick, etc. are some of the department stores in the United States and internationally that carry his exquisite designs. High end jewelry specialty stores, such as Fragments, Stanley Korshak, Mitchell’s, Tony Walker, and Twist carry his designs in the USA. Worldwide he is carried in fine retailers including Astley Clarke (UK), New One (Austria), Husk (Australia), Ria Leslau (Germany), Jill Wolf (Switzerland), Artisan (Japan), and Segment A (South Korea).
Miguel’s designs have been featured in most publications such as Vogue, Elle, InStyle, Women's Wear Daily, W, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Glamour, Lucky, New York Times, Mademoiselle, Marie Claire, and British Vogue among many others. Along with featured magazine editorials, his designs can also be seen in catalogues & websites.
In addition to publications, Miguel's creativity has had an impact on many designers such as Ellen Tracy, Steve Frabrikant, Nicole Miller, Betsy Johnson, and Mary Mcfadden and other couture designers, who have asked him to feature his jewelry alongside their current collections for the season.
Miguel Ases jewelry has also been worn by celebrities such as Eva Longoria, Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Simpson, Shakira, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Katharine McPhee, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Seymour, Susan Lucci, Heather Graham, Uma Thurman, Ashley Judd, Kate Jackson, Mena Suvari, Kelly Ripa, Giselle Bundchen, Katie Couric, Caroline Rhea, Maria Shriver, Camryn Manheim, Elizabeth Berkley, Marcia Gay Harden, and First Lady, Michelle Obama.