De Vera

    Carved ivory saints from the Philippines and gently smiling roman goddesses greet visitors to Soho's DeVera, which houses a sprawling and complex array of treasures vast and intriguing enough to eat up hours if you wish. From a stone Cambodian Apsara relief to jeweled cigarette cases, DeVera's two floor showroom is almost mystical. The eager-to-please staff offers expert knowledge of the thousands of carefully cataloged items. The jewelry designed by owner Federico DeVera, constitutes a whole separate treasure chest of necklaces and earrings that incorporate antiques such as ancient Greek and Roman coins, or South Asian statuettes into contemporary pieces. He opened his first store in San Francisco in 1991 and expanded to NYC in 2003. Because DeVera travels the world far and wide to curate a mythical and very personal theme through the store's items, visitors too feel like explorers as they gaze down on woven-hair medallions, fierce masks, exotic pottery, and other-worldly ensembles of clay statue hands in glass boxes.Show lessRead more

    26 East 81 Street , New York (Btw 5th & Madison Aves)


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    4,5,6 (77 St)

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