While you’re on the go, there’s no rule that says you can’t pick up a small (or big) thing for yourself, either. We were doing!
24 Harrison | Greenwich and Hudson
Tribecan Rachael Elderfield has hundreds of fabulous gift ideas in her little shop.
••• Super festive golden hoops, imported from the Rockaways. $ 189.
••• Give her favorite bag a makeover: the beaded shoulder strap, handcrafted in Colombia. For me, it’s a bit rock’n’roll. $ 495
52 Lispenard | Church and Broadway
Tribecan Beth Bugdaycay’s unique collection of modern family heirlooms revolves around a lexicon of mythological and classic symbols. (This is the engraver Stéphany Gabriel above.)
••• The Reflection Book Box contains a complete set of cards that explain each principle of its collection. Beautiful on its own or with a ring inside. $ 225.
••• Engraved 18k yellow gold bullion lockets can send a special message – I think “I [heart] Tribeca ”: small or medium, $ 1,650 and $ 2,650
160 Franklin | Varick and Hudson
The “maverick” of the jewelry technique often works with 24k gold to create his truly unique creations.
••• Ruby and 14 carat bracelet which will clearly be an heirloom. $ 11,800.
••• Micro-mosaics are timeless and so pretty, and they are all unique. This one is $ 1,250.
176 Franklin | Hudson and Greenwich | by appointment only
You can only buy Yoshinobu Kataoka’s “art of dress” here or in Tokyo, so make the most of it.
••• Much of her work is made to order, but you can get away with these diamond cluster earrings. $ 3480
••• This necklace is so thin I couldn’t do it justice in the photos, so trust me: the sapphire crest necklace. $ 1780
52 White | Church and Broadway
Ted Muehling’s organic designs are favorites of my architectural friends for their pristine proportion and balance.
••• So pleasant to touch and to wear: the large clam shell pendant in oxidized bronze. $ 700
••• The TM classics that you will wear forever and for all occasions, the cluster hoop with black pearls in 14k. 1000 $
The newcomer has been producing wrap bracelets and other ubiquitous jewelry at their factory in Thailand for 20 years.
••• For just about all the young women around you, the wrap bracelet with semi-precious stones and leather. $ 25-38
••• A lapis pendant on a long strand will win with the mother-in-law, I promise. $ 75