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Michael C. Fina

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range, ($$$) High End
  • Products & Services: Cuff Links/Notions, Engagement Rings, Gift Registries, Jewelry, Mirrors, Tableware, Watches, etc.

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Official Website

michaelcfina.com

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Engagement Rings
  • Cuff Links/Notions
  • Jewelry
  • Watches

Home

  • Mirrors
  • Tableware

Wedding

  • Gift Registries

Gifts & Parties

  • Stationery

Profile

Michael C. Fina is as one-stop as you can get for china and jewelry, without braving packed department stores. Built on tradition—the family-owned business started back in 1935—Fina's inventory surpasses department store offerings in quantity and quality, successfully dipping into current trends without sending Grandma's sensibilities overboard—that is, as long as she steers clear of the psychedelic Missoni table sets and decadently gaudy, gold-rimmed Versace Rainbow Butterfly plates. The basement is a bride-to-be's greatest fantasy and worst nightmare: Although the sales staff tries to make registering for The Big Three—china, sterling and stemware—painless by scheduling individual, 90-minute appointments, navigating the maze of Hermès and Meissen wares can unhinge the savviest fiancée. Downstairs couples can also peruse a gallery of over 1,000 wedding bands and engagement rings, while upstairs showcases a selection of fine jewelry.

Key Departments

Wedding and Engagement Rings

This Fifth Avenue department store has a wide selection of wedding bands and engagement rings (more than 25 brands) that range from about $800 to upwards of $50,000 and include simple gold and platinum styles, along with more elaborate pieces with diamond encrusted bands.

Cuff Links

Reasonable prices can be found among styles from sundry link designers, including Deakin & Francis and Baccarat.

Registry

This third-generation shop is a favorite among couples. Appointments are not required, but you can register online if you prefer.

Tableware

The lower level houses tableware for everything from a casual brunch to a formal dinner. The vast variety includes Baccarat crystal, casual ceramic dinnerware (such as Juliska’s Berry & Thread pattern), formal porcelain from brands like Bernardaud and Haviland, and estate silver, including numerous platters and serving pieces. There is also an extensive flatware selection of stainless steel and sterling silver.

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