Match Makers: NYC Wedding Vendors
by Joanna Citrinbaum, 01/27/2014
Tiffany & Co. Photo: Carlton Davis
Bling It On
Looking to buy a wedding band or other bijous for the big day? Start your search at Tiffany & Co. A source of all things sparkly since 1837, the New York City icon is synonymous with jewelry, particularly engagement rings. In 1886, the "Tiffany Setting"—designed specifically to showcase the brilliance of a diamond, held in place above a band by six prongs—was introduced and has since adorned the ring fingers of countless brides-to-be. Pair it with a gold, white gold or platinum wedding band, and drape yourself in other signature sparklers. Stop by the Tiffany flagship in Midtown, or head downtown for its location in the Financial District. Another Manhattan district worth visiting is the Diamond District, on West 47th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. There, you'll find Jack of Diamonds, a mainstay on the block for 50 years, with a long list of loyal customers and celebrity clientele. Expert staffers with graduate degrees from the Gemological Institute of America will help you pick the perfect piece, design the dazzler of your dreams or fix or freshen up a family heirloom. No matter what you choose, Jack of Diamonds will make sure you and your partner have a winning hand.