Shop Small, Local Businesses Inside Grand Central Terminal
Shop the kiosks in Grand Central Terminal’s Graybar Passage for local NYC designers and jewelry makers and other unique pop-up shops. Shops rotate on a quarterly basis, so there is always something new to find at these small businesses in the heart of Midtown Manhattan!
Our Current Kiosks
AJS Design Studio
AJS Design Studio proudly creates romantic and fashion-forward fine silver and costume jewelry to a distinctive array of clients since 2004. Our inspiration comes from Roman, Ottoman, and Pre-Columbian civilizations, and we use old jewelry-making techniques with great attention to detail and deep focus on quality. We have a broad selection of original rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets in sterling silver, which are available with or without gold plating. Our rings have very stylish adjustable bands that fit most sizes. We use 22 karat gold wash to give our jewelry a rich, old-world look. We are continuously working hard to create unique pieces that will be enjoyed and cherished for many years to come.
Ambica New York
Ambica New York was started by Ambica, a GIA-certified jewelry designer with years of experience crafting specialized pieces for the high-end and fashion jewelry markets. Ambica started sketching intricate designs as a child, soon learning basics of jewelry designing and hand crafting pieces for friends and family. Soon her work got recognition and she began designing jewelry professionally. In keeping with her international background, Ambica’s passion is to combine various exotic influences, including those from the Far East, with European aesthetics to craft pieces that transcend cultural tastes and contain both arresting beauty and an element of mystery.
Carnelian Knoll – Open September 3rd
Exquisite materials. Captivating designs. Masterful craftsmanship. These are what make the necklaces, bracelets and earrings of Carnelian Knoll so alluring. Owner/designer Julie Siegmund seeks out distinctive beads, new and vintage, from around the world. With her impeccable design sense and nimble fingers she fashions from this rich stock a wonderfully enticing smorgasbord of wearable art.
The timeless Carnelian Knoll collection complements both contemporary and classic wardrobes. Carnelian Knoll necklaces, bracelets, and earrings make incomparable gifts for someone you cherish (especially yourself).
Launched in 2012, Lazyjack Press is founded on the idea of a luxurious, irreverent take on the traditional European motif tie that is made with the finest Italian silk. Each design, whether conservative or whimsical, has a cheeky name, and since its inception, Lazyjack Press has grown diversely in range: bow ties, hand-rolled pocket squares, unbelievably soft Italian wool scarves, American-made classic baseball caps, as well as fun party cup cummerbunds, flip flops, boys’ bow ties, and Peruvian Pima cotton socks. So whether you’re addressing the board, hanging at happy hour, carousing on campus or even tailgating before the big game, you can count on Lazyjack Press to be the finishing touch to your perfect look.
Let Loella Medina take you on that exotic and elegant journey you always dreamed of, while wearing carefully crafted pieces of jewelry. Loella hand-selects natural gemstones that capture the essence of the most exotic places of the world, and crafts them into timeless pieces of wearable art.
PIQ (pronounced “pick”) toy and gift stores reflect the city that inspires them. Like New York, PIQ is unexpected, international, and a ready for a good time. With playful designs, witty books, irreverent novelties, designer toys, custom figures, and global treasures, everyone will find the gifts to make someone smile. The New York Times describes PIQ as “A new aspect in retail that’s a mix of day-to-day with designer toys.” At PIQ, form follows fun.
The daughter of Dutch parents, Saskia de Vries was the first person in her family to be born in America. This feeling of duality – of being rooted in multiple places – is what inspired Saskia to channel different characters through her work as an actress. And it is what continues to inspire the beautiful designs she creates for her company, SASKIA. Informed by the travels she has taken with her husband and business partner Scott, Saskia’s pieces – from necklaces to earrings to bracelets – reflect a desire to connect the world through beauty. In her original designs, made with hand-selected materials from around the world, Saskia shares the stories of the places she has visited and makes connections that bring the world a little bit closer together. Closes at 6pm on Saturdays.
Victoria Bekerman is an Argentinean born, NYC based jewelry designer. She creates delicate jewelry with a subtle edge. Her aesthetic is very distinctive, a mix of classic minimalism with a little rock and roll. The pieces are meant to be worn everyday and they really shine when they are layered.