ALISON LOU Alison Chemla’s flagship store features her signature first collection, a classy yet playful commentary on modern communication—bee and happy-face stud earrings, and cry-baby signet rings and necklaces.
20 E. 69th St., btw Madison & Fifth aves., 212.327.0900. THE CLAY POT In business for more than 40 years, this award-winning jewelry shop offers pieces from more than 75 artists and designers from all over the country.
22 Spring St., btw Elizabeth & Mott sts., 800.989.3579; and one other NYC location. FRED LEIGHTON Estate jewelry from the 18th to 20th centuries is aglitter with opals, diamonds, sapphires, moonstones and emeralds. 773 Madison Ave., at E. 66th St., 212.288.1872. MARTINIQUE JEWELERS In Times Square since 1963, this fine jeweler offers a vast selection of jewelry, including Alex and Ani bangles, a full Pandora boutique with exclusive NYC charms, the Thomas Sabo collection and timeless diamond and 18-karat gold pieces. Watch battery replacement and jewelry repair are also available.
750 Seventh Ave., btw W. 49th and W. 50th sts., 212.262.7600. PAUL MORELLI Paul Morelli’s handcrafted pieces span across six collections and include elegant diamond and gold rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and pendants, as well as gold meditation bells.
895 Madison Ave., btw E. 72nd & E. 73rd sts., 212.585.4200.
REINSTEIN|ROSS GOLDSMITHS Shoppers can watch goldsmiths at work in this jewelry workshop, where each item is individually crafted using classical techniques, high-karat gold and distinctive gems. The attached gallery also hosts rotating exhibitions of progressive art jewelry.
30 Gansevoort St., at Hudson St., 212.226.4513; and one other NYC location.