Marilyn Monroe told us diamonds are a girl’s best friend back in 1953, but the phrase is still relevant today. Women love their accessories and crave the perfect necklace or pair of earrings to match every outfit in their closet. Check out these thirteen jewelry stores around NYC so you can find your new best friend.
1. Erie Basin’s Red Hook Shop: 388 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn
Here, you can shop by era, including Victorian, Art Deco and Retro & Modern to find that broach you’ve been wanting for months. The owner comes across beautiful antique items and loves to share them with his customers.
2. Elleven: 168 Court St, Brooklyn
Elleven offers custom jewelry; their website states, “We collaborate and create a variety of custom work, bring us your idea and we’ll make it happen!” In addition to that, they have an extensive engagement ring collection… So tell your guy to head here if he’s going to pop the question anytime soon.
3. Thistle & Clover: 221 Dekalb Ave, New York
Just as much as it is a clothing store, it has a complete jewelry collection. This store carries a couple local designers such as Blanca Monros Gomez and Bittersweets NY. Also, there are men/unisex jewelry available!
4. Scosha: 64 Grand St, Brooklyn
Owner and designer Scosha Woolridge designs her jewelry based on her experiences traveling the world, such as designing her first pair of earrings after a young girl she met with freshly pierced ears in India. She puts precious and semi-precious jewels together in colorful and unexpected ways to make her jewelry one of a kind.
5. Catbird: 219 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn
Their namesake line features thin, stackable rings, delicate chain bracelets and tons of cute patterns such as anchors, hearts, and stars. Jewelry made and sold here can even be seen in different publications, such as PORTER Magazine.
6. Nora Kogan: 103 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
Open since 2004, Kogan handcrafts her jewelry here in New York where her goal is to make jewelry that outlives trends. Find everything and anything your heart desires at this store, from snake shaped ear cuffs to red lip bracelets.
7. Mociun: 224 Wythe, Brooklyn
Known for their one-of-a-kind stone cluster rings, often using antique diamonds and rare stones such as bicolor sapphires that are bound to catch anyone’s eye that walks past the window shop.
8. Anna Sheffield Jewelry: 47 Orchard St, New York
New Mexico inspired designs, like black diamond bands and emerald-cut moonstone rings, gives the jewelry a romantic feel with an edge. Sheffield expresses herself and her fine arts background through her beautiful jewelry.
9. Erica Weiner: 173 Elizabeth St, New York
With all of her jewelry in the EW collection under $200, you’ll be sure to have that gorgeous necklace and still stay on budget. They recently added antique jewelry and engagement/wedding bands to their inventory, so now they have everything under the moon.
10. Aesa: 35 Crosby St, New York
Focusing on geometric shapes, jewelry made here will make that silent statement you’ve been wanting for. You can expect brass, sterling silver an agate materials.
11. Melissa Joy Manning: 12 Wooster Street, New York
One of the few jewelry stores that thrives on being eco-friendly, MJM is “interested in creating a luxurious example of sustainability.” Manning receives inspiration for her jewelery from Death Valley, Iceland, Bali and Morocco.
12. Broken English: 56 Crosby St, New York
Originally established in Los Angeles, CA, this store sells contemporary fine and rare vintage jewelry. With different trends every month (chokers, festival, sunsets, or stars & stripes), you can find all type of necklaces, rings and earrings to fit the exact look you’re going for.
13. In God We Trust: 265 Lafayette St, New York
All handmade jewelry made in Brooklyn, this is a perfect place for BFF necklaces and engraved jewelry since you can have almost anything custom made to fit your needs. Jewelry as well as accessorizes are sold here for women and men.