Pippin Vintage Jewelry

Pippin Vintage Jewelry

Diamonds may well be a girl’s best friend but they usually come with a heart-wrenching price-tag. At Pippin Vintage Jewelry in the affluent Chelsea District, it’s possible to lay your hands on precious gems for a fraction of the prices charged by the high-end stores. Laid out with mahogany antique cases and blue velvet displays, Pippin feels like a traditional jewelry store without the pretentiousness. Jewelry ranges from highly affordable costume pieces like cameo brooches and chunky acrylic necklaces, to more refined luxury pieces in 18ct gold. You’ll find a quirky array of other accessories too, from feather-topped hats, to …continue reading

D.V.V.S

DVVS

A treasure trove of both classic and contemporary gifts, D.V.V.S has earned a solid reputation as a purveyor of fine and precious jewelry with a modern twist. You’ll find filigree designs from the likes of Tibor Marcus, along with Eastern inspired wedding bands created by George Sawyer. Designer Todd Reed is featured prominently with a line of modern cubic-stone set rings, while Michou’s line of elegant 20’s inspired earrings brings a touch of classical style to the modern ranges. Prices start at little over $100 for smaller items such as earrings, and can disappear into the vast thousands for solitaire set …continue reading

Cartier Fifth Avenue

Cartier Fifth Avenue

Cartier – a name synonymous with luxury and timeless quality is a renowned French jewelry house with elegant boutiques dotted throughout the world. Cartier Fifth Avenue sits in the heart of New York’s high-end shopping district, whose frontage alone conveys the elegance and glamor to be found within. Timeless pieces beset with precious stones sit alongside diamond-studded watches – for which the brand has become particularly reputable. If the timepieces and diamond encrusted jewelry is a little too far out of your price range, check out the extensive offerings in the way of leather goods, from belts and purses, to cigar …continue reading

Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co.

In prime position on 5th Avenue, the New York central Tiffany’s store has become somewhat iconic and recognizable by its exterior. It featured briefly in the film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, and has enjoyed countless references within movies, rom-coms and soaps – to the extent it is modernly regarded as America’s “ Best House of Jewelry Design”. If you’ve ever been to visit the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, U.K, you’ll get that same feeling walking into a Tiffany’s store. However much you stress you won’t have your head turned, you’ll swallow your words as soon as your eyes meet …continue reading

Zales Jewelers

Zales Jewelers

Established since the 1920’s, Kales have become almost as renowned for their vast range of red-carpet jewelry as Tiffany & Co, but you’ll find many of the price-tags extremely affordable. Whether you’re looking for the perfect necklace for a night out, or you’re seeking to design your own bespoke wedding ring, Kales can help. The Prestige Diamond Collection offers the red-carpet glamour of timeless jewelry styles, and the “previously owned” category represents pocket-budget access to diamond and gold pieces that have been restored. Check out the Celebration Diamond Collection for limited pieces, or the Everlon Collection for a contemporary alternative …continue reading