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This husband-and-wife team offers exceptional micro-pavé work and specializes in crafting some of the thinnest diamond eternity bands on the market, starting at $3,200. They also carry a large collection of vintage-style settings fitted with modern diamonds and can create custom designs.
The site carries a large selection of fashion and bridal jewelry from brands such as Elizabeth Cole Jewelry and Kenneth Jay Lane. Custom pieces are also available. Earrings from $5; necklaces from $35. (good value)mc2jewels.com
Walter McTeigue and Tim McClelland’s meticulously handcrafted collection includes standouts like the Flora engagement rings—18-karat-gold and platinum mini-sculptures layered with petals. By appointment only.
All metals are recycled and gemstones ethically sourced by designer Stephanie Maslow-Blackman. Her bridal rings feature funky swirls inspired by wrought-iron scrollwork or delicate wheat-braid patterns. Prices start at $150, and appointments are available to discuss custom pieces. (ecofriendly)
Mindi Mond230 W. 41st St., nr. Seventh Ave., 15th fl.; 914-715-9779; mindimondny.com
The team at Mindi Mond scours estate sales around the world for rare or unique pieces from as far back as the 18th century. Its signature, in-house line of designs, Clarity3, is heavily inspired by the Art Deco period. Personal-buying services available. Prices start at $3,500.mishnewyork.com
Standouts here include the 18-karat-gold Honeywood ring with cognac- or white-diamond pavé and the Nigella Flower ring in 18-karat rose gold with pink-diamond pavé. Prices upon request. By appointment only.
Mociun224 Wythe Ave., at N. 4th St., Williamsburg; 718-387-3731; mociun.com
Caitlin Mociun’s handmade designs mix turquoise with diamonds and other stones. For a low-key look, choose the square turquoise ring—a 14-karat-gold band adorned with a square-cut turquoise stone ($2,280).
A fashion designer by trade, Knutsson sources antique-lace scraps from around the world and dips them in gold and silver to create romantic hairpieces or statement necklaces.
Peridot Fine Jewelry1903 Palmer Ave., Larchmont; 914-833-7333; peridotfinejewelry.com
With its airy, uncluttered space, this boutique resembles a Chelsea art gallery more than a jewelry store. That modern aesthetic carries over to the Alternative Bridal section, and in graphic pieces with one-of-a-kind stones and lots of yellow gold. Engagement rings start at $1,390.
Wedding bands are the only thing on the menu at Omi Gold, but couples can select the color, karat, and size from one of six collections. Each ring is handmade in New York from recycled gold. From $215.pippinvintage.com
An ever-changing array of vintage and estate jewelry fills this quaint shop, where brides can also find one-of-a-kind accessories such as necklaces and brooches. From $300 to $26,000. (good value)pomellato.com
This Italian import is known for rings in eye-popping colors. The Nudo collection, which features striking solitaires in an array of colored gemstones, is perfect for brides looking for something different (from $1,750).
Ray Griffiths Fine Jewelry303 Fifth Ave., nr. 31st St., Ste. 1901; 212-689-7209; raygriffiths.com
Gridlike crownwork is the trademark of this store’s designs. Made-to-order palladium, white-gold, and 18-karat-yellow-gold wedding bands are $900 to $6,000; engagement rings start at $3,000.reinsteinross.com
This jeweler’s handmade matte bands in customalloyed gold (available in white, apricot, chartreuse, and peach) or platinum have an old-world quality but still look very modern. Gold bands start at $825.
- 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
540 Driggs Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211 ; Tel: 718-599-3457 ; 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 Alan Jewelry
By Appointment New York, NY ; Tel: 212-382-1410 ; www.davidalanjewelry.com
Modern stylings, impeccable Old-World craftsmanship and secret details yield strikingly elegant designs making David Alan’s jewelry irresistible! David Alan’s patience and deep understanding of clients’ needs make the custom jewelry creation process unmatched.
- 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.
- Dimalta Gioielli
2034 SW 3rd Avenue, Apt #2 Miami, FL 33129 ; Tel: 312-402-3702 ; www.dimaltagioielli.com
Shop Specialized in wedding rings for man and woman custom made rings with combined materials titanium, silver, gold, copper, bronze, solid wood, meteorite, antler and more diamond rings for engagement all handmade.
- 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.
- Kristen Farrell
339 West Broadway New York, NY 10013 Tel: 212-319-0533 ; www.kristenfarrell.com
Kristen Farrell is an award winning goldsmith and designer specializing in limited edition and one of a kind jewelry that is hand crafted in her SOHO gallery. Diamonds, engagement rings and bridal collections are all available by appointment only.
- LUNESSA Designer Jewelry
100 Thompson Street New York, NY 10012 Tel: 917-305-0510 ; www.Lunessa.com
LUNESSA Designer Jewelry, a Soho jewelbox boutique, offers gorgeous bespoke Engagement and Wedding Rings for unique brides & grooms. Artisan jewelry designer & owner, Elise Perelman handcrafts timeless heirlooms with antique detailing, organic styling, and beautiful precious Diamonds & Gems. Handmade with Love in NYC.
- Marisa Perry Atelier
636 Hudson Street New York, NY 10014 ; Tel: 212-566-8977 ; www.marisaperry.com
Marisa Perry consistently offers extraordinary diamond rings and bands. Set with dazzling skill, her commitment to unmatched quality sparkles above the rest! Specialties: micro-pave, newly set vintage styles and custom. Forevermark dealers. Well priced.
- 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. Five master jewelers, more than 150 years of combined experience, passion for the sublime, pursuit of excellence, respect for tradition and deep understanding of materials inform each creation.
- Omi Gold
580 5th Avenue #1712 New York, NY 10036 ; Tel: 212-397-2700 ; www.omigold.com
Omi Gold is focused on the simplicity of form and the purity of the materials in making custom gold wedding bands. Handmade in NYC from reclaimed gold Omi Gold is a perfect resource for men, or anyone, seeking a clean and simple timeless wedding ring.
- 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.
- Satomi Kawakita Jewelry
Tel: 212-966-6180 ; www.satomikawakita.com
Boutique Fine Jewelry company located in TriBeCa, known for Signature Hexagon Rings and handcrafted One-of-a-Kind pieces. Organic, understated, yet always elegant designs give you the perfect choice for unique, alternative bridal. Complimentary engagement/wedding consultations available with a specialist by appointment only.
- STUart Jewelry Designs, Ltd.
103 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 ; Tel: 212-966-4833 ; stuartjewelrydesigns.com
Stuart Coffee is an award winning designer of unique engagement rings, wedding bands and other fine jewelry. Each piece is created by him in his SoHo Gallery. In addition to the original designs and one-of-a-kind pieces, he can personally work with you to create custom settings.
- Vena Amoris Jewelry
Brooklyn, New York 11206 ; Tel: 347-204-2920 ; www.venaamorisjewelry.com
Vena is known for its bespoke, ethical and sustainable uniquely handcrafted wedding bands and engagement rings. Based on a love of art history. Vena was a 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Finalist. Vena’s style is romantic, bohemian and whimsical. A gift brought back through time for the ages.
- 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.
- William & Henri – Fine Jewelry
590 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10036 ; Tel: 866-902-4049 ; www.williamandhenri.com
William & Henri is a fine diamond jewelry company known for their high-end engagement rings and wedding bands. W&H also offers their exclusive customers with a unique jewelry rental program. They are NYC’s only option when it comes to renting real diamond jewelry for your wedding day. By appointment only.