Amanda Assad Mounser, a New York-based jewelry designer, debuted her premiere collection in the Fall/Winter 2009 fashion season. Prior to launching her jewelry line, Mounser worked in the fashion industry in New York for Moschino and Alejandro Ingelmo. Her vibrant creations combine elements such as agate slices, amethyst chunks, and bold, polished stones with silver spikes, layers of chain, and crystal. Assad Mounser is distributed worldwide and has been credited editorially in Vogue Japan, Italian Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Glamour, and W Magazine. Mounser recently collaborated with Cushnie et Ochs for their Spring/Summer 2011 runway show.