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315 E. 9th St., New York, NY 10003 40.728848 -73.986424
nr. First Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
917-353-3885 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Cuff Links/Notions, Jewelry

Official Website


Daily, 11am-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at 8th St.-NYU; 6 at Astor Pl.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Cuff Links/Notions
  • Jewelry


Verameat’s jewelry is a bit of an anomaly. It’s beautiful and dainty at first glance, but a closer look reveals daggers, brains, Vikings, and other unexpected curiosities. Although reminiscent of Monopoly pieces, designer and former model Vera Balyura’s miniature works aren’t your average top hat and thimble: Her handmade jewelry is a mash of whimsy and kitsch, eerie and elegant. The shop itself also strikes a similarly appealing discord: Red, wooden floors contrast starkly with the whitewashed walls, and black brocade mirrors reflect plaster hands that emerge from the wall, their fingers holding necklaces charmed with golden spinal cords, astronauts, and vampire teeth. A great spot to buy a truly unique and eccentric gift, the shop is an excellent addition to the flourishing East 9th Street indie designer scene.