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Dedegumo

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188 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002 40.722042 -73.988094
nr. Houston St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-677-1977 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Watches
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Official Website

dedegumo.com

Nearby Subway Stops

F at Second Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Watches

Special Features

  • Tailoring In-Store
  • Engraving/Monogramming

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You can gawk at the diligent in-house artisans through the storefront window of this Kyoto brand’s first U.S. store, which is perhaps the Lower East Side’s tiniest watch factory. The wood-swathed interior brims with over 150 metal-faced designs ($350 to $650), which incorporate elements like minuscule copper number markers, colorful second hands, and inscriptions. Each Japanese-designed piece is made start-to-finish by a single person and carries signature flourishes dreamt up by its creator—asymmetrical leather bands, primary-colored second hands, etched starscapes. As a result, no two watches are the same, but you can also work with the staff to customize elements like face and band color and the actual hour, minute and second hands for a creation all your own.

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