Band of Outsiders
Local jewelers make a case for their not-so-basic wedding rings.
Ring in eighteen-karat
blackened white gold with multicolored diamonds and pink sapphires, $6,400 at
Solange Azagury-Partridge, 809 Madison Ave., at 68th St.; 212-879-9100.
“Because the band can’t be sized to fit, it’s like the glass slipper of wedding rings.”
Hand ring in 22-karat
gold, $840 at Catbird, 219 Bedford Ave., at N. 5th St., Williamsburg; 718-599-3457.
“The symbolism of the two hands is self-explanatory and timeless.”
Twenty-two-karat gold-and-diamond band, $2,625
at Marie-Hélène de Taillac,
20 E. 69th St., at Madison Ave.; 212-249-0371.
“Inset with diamond stars to match any engagement ring.“
Chevron wedding band in fourteen-karat white gold, $650 at Erica Weiner, 173 Elizabeth St., nr. Spring St.; 212-334-6383.
“The wheat-sheaf pattern is a symbol of domestic prosperity.”
Square stack ring in
fourteen-karat rose gold, price upon request at Jennifer Fisher, 270 Lafayette St.,
nr. Prince St., Ste. 904;
“Who says ‘eternity’ has to be circular?”
rose-gold band set with black-diamond pavé,
$710 at Blanca Monrós Gómez, 718-797-3816;
by appointment only.
“The rose gold and black diamonds are reminiscent of Victorian jewelry.”
Curved Diamond Band, $2,000 at Mociun, 224 Wythe Ave., nr. N. 4th St., Williamsburg; 718-387-3731.
“The shape allows for an interesting negative space.”
Fleur band in eighteen-karat white gold, $450 at
Doyle & Doyle, 412
W. 13th St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 212-677-9991.
“The fleur-de-lis creates a subtle sparkle that’s a nice alternative to diamonds.”
Thorn band in
eighteen-karat yellow gold, $460 at Conroy & Wilcox,
212-941-5634; by appointment only.
“Formed with a pointed shape for a punk attitude.”
Eighteen-karat rose-gold eternity band with rose
cut diamonds, $4,950 at Nikki Baker at Soho Gem, 367 W. Broadway, nr.
Broome St.; 212-265-3223.
“Made of irregular diamond slices. It’s cutting edge and classic.”
From the Summer 2014 New York Wedding Guide