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412 West Broadway , New York, NY 10012 40.724 -74.001
nr. Spring St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-226-2710 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Decorative Accents, Handbags, Jewelry, Lighting, Mirrors, Watches
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Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at Spring St.; 1 at Houston St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • Watches


  • Decorative Accents
  • Lighting
  • Mirrors


Brazilian designer Carlos Sobral started making jewelry from recycled tires in the sixties; by the seventies he had transitioned into resin and was hawking his playful wares from a small card table in Paris. Today, the celebrated jewelry designer has created collections for high-end labels like Karl Lagerfeld. This dual-level boutique marks his sixteenth outpost in the world, outfitted with a mod all-white interior that offsets his swirled, candy-colored earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and clutches ($40 to $500). The prolific designer creates eight new collections a year. The Flash Gordon collection is made of recycled bits of circuit boards trapped in amber resin; the Art Deco line is named after various famed works of architecture, like the Chrysler; and the Zen watch—a signature piece that Sobral offers in multiple styles—presents a timepiece with no hands or gears. A resin-and-pewter table in the center of the space displays black resin fish, coins, hearts, and butterflies beneath a clear glass top, and similar resin trinkets near the counter are finished with beading and ribbon to serve as key chains. The second floor houses offbeat home accents, like a toilet seat cover inlaid with beads or a set of rainbow-colored pet bowls.