Rings and Jewelry Directory
Working with over 1,800 dealers from around the world, this site offers estate, vintage, and fine jewelry. Prices vary.aaronfaber.com
This shop has a selection of contemporary, estate, and artist-made jewelry, with rings and bands starting at $750. Engagement mountings by Michael Bondanza are available, as is a wide array of intricate vintage rings (from $1,000).
This easy-to-use bridal-jewelry rental service ships a variety of high-end earrings, necklaces, and bracelets to your home for a fraction of the retail price. Floating-diamond drop earrings retail for $10,875, but you pay only $160 to rent them for the big day. (good value)alexisbittar.com
Bold brides love capping their looks with attention-grabbing pieces from Bittar’s signature Lucite line. The edgy, distinctive earrings ($80 to $375) enliven an otherwise all-white ensemble. (good value)alicekwartler.com
This antique- and estate-jewelry store stocks crystal, diamond, platinum, gold, and enamel pieces that date from the 1880s to the present. Don’t be surprised to see vintage Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati, or Cartier among the baubles and gems.
New York City–based Sheffield is the jeweler of choice among in-the-know downtown brides. Those willing to forgo the huge rock love the Hazeline, a ring with a champagne diamond set in yellow gold ($9,500).
This virtual emporium sells a wide variety of engagement rings, wedding bands, men’s accessories, and bridal and fine jewelry. Build your own ring with the help of an expert. Custom engagment rings start at $500.cartier.com
The iconic French jeweler has an ample selection of classic, high-end engagement rings. The Trinity ring (intertwining rose-, yellow-, and white-gold bands), one of Cartier’s signatures, is an excellent pick for old-soul brides. Engagement rings start at $4,000.catbirdnyc.com
Traditional and nontraditional wedding bands and engagement rings by local designers are staples here. Styles range from wallet-friendly gold bands (from $88) to Polly Wales’s bold, wide bands with unevenly set sapphires (from $2,860). The shop’s new wedding annex (540 Driggs Ave., nr. N. 7th St.) aims to be the anti-jewelry counter: Instead of a repetitive array of glass-encased solitaires, customers will find smoky stones set in rose gold, roughly hewn bands, and glimmering rose-cut diamonds. (good value)
- Amanda Keidan Jewelry
Tel: 844-295-5517 ; www.amandakeidan.com
Amanda Keidan is a designer of exclusive private commissions of fine jewelry for brides, and a limited edition collection of fine jewelry that is sold through her website and by private appointment. Every piece is hand made and created in Los Angeles and New York.
- Anna Sheffield
Tel: 212-925-7010 ; www.annasheffield.com
Anna Sheffield Jewelry renders classic components of fine jewelry through her alchemists lens and distills into modern classics with her eye for restrained simplicity. Thoughtful and subtle details are added to create a refined, adaptable, entirely unique piece.
- Catbird Wedding Annex
Tel: 718-599-2340 ; www.catbirdnyc.com
Catbird's Wedding Annex is an intimate space offering a finely-edited selection of instant heirloom wedding bands and engagement rings from premier independent designers, including their own line of engagement rings, The Swans. Appointments Welcome.
- Clay Pot Nolita
22 Spring Street New York, NY 10012 ; Tel: 646-854-2700 ; www.clay-pot.com
The Clay Pot Nolita's new ring bar is stocked with an array of wedding and engagement rings from 40 of America's top designers, specializing in unusual men's bands and settings for heirloom stones. Appointments welcome.
- David Levy Diamonds & Fine Jewels, Inc.
36 West 47th Street, Suite 903 New York City - By Appointment Only ; Tel: 212-398-8952 ; www.diamondmatchmaker.com
Third-generation jeweler buys rough diamonds overseas and cutters polish them in the on-premises factory, taking out the middleman to help you save on price. Custom-designing rings are a specialty. Proudly manufactured in New York City.
- Greenwich Jewelers
64 Trinity Place New York, NY 10006 ; Tel: 212-964-7592 ; www.greenwichjewelers.com
Greenwich Jewelers is a downtown NYC jewelry boutique with collections from over 40 independent fine, fashion and wedding jewelry designers. Our on-site master jeweler offers complete repair, restoration and custom design services.
- M&J Bridal Salon
Tel: 212-704-8017 ; www.mjbridalsalon.com
M&J Bridal Salon gives brides a "one-stop shop" experience offering striking array of bridal accessories ranging from Swarovski jewelry to customized veils to crystal trims for bridal belts and much more. Our stylists are committed to helping our brides achieve their vision for their special day!
- Marisa Perry Atelier
636 Hudson Street New York, NY 10014 ; Tel: 212-566-8977 ; www.marisaperry.com
Reported to offer the best micro-pave diamond rings plus an exquisite vintage collection, they'll source any shape and size diamond or gemstone at unbeatable prices for custom jewelry with designer on premise. Authorized Forevermark dealer.
- McTeigue & McClelland
608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 405 New York, NY ; Tel: 800-956-2826 ; mc2jewels.com
Combining talents, 4th generation jeweler Walter McTeigue and designer Tim McClelland strive to make the most beautiful jewelry imaginable. Emphasizing fresh, innovative design, exceptional gemstones and superior workmanship, our skilled artisans handcraft each jewel.
- Oscar de la Renta
772 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10065 ; Tel: 1-888-782-6357 ; www.oscardelarenta.com
The Oscar de la Renta bridal collection includes a range of gowns and accessories including veils, shoes, fashion jewelry, and bags. The line is carried in bridal salons around the world, in addition to select Oscar de la Renta boutiques.
- Reinstein|Ross, Goldsmiths
29 East 73rd Street (at Madison Avenue) New York, NY 10021 ; Tel: 212-772-1901 ; ReinsteinRoss.com
Pairing vibrant precious stones and high-karat gold, R|R jewelry is designed and hand-fabricated in their two Manhattan locations. With a full range of distinctive, gold jewelry, they specialize in bridal jewelry, engagement rings, and beautiful wedding bands. Downtown Store and Workshop: 30 Gansevoort Street (at Hudson Street) New York, NY 10014, Tel: 212-226-4513
- The Diamond Co.
62 West 47th Street New York, NY 10036 ; Tel: 212-819-0336 ; www.thediamondco.com
The Diamond Co. is a third generation jewelry manufacturer specializing in Engagement rings, Weddings bands, Necklaces, and Earrings. Platinum wedding bands are priced from $200 and platinum diamond eternity bands from $800.
- Wedding Ring Originals
608 Fifth Avenue, Suite 509 New York, NY 10020 ; Tel: 212-751-3940 or 800-522-1175 ; www.weddingrings.com
Since 1953, with factory on premises, offering a huge selection of engagement and wedding rings in styles from modern to vintage-inspired. Complete selection of alternative metals for men also available. Custom design services available. Prices upon request.