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2017 Gallery Hop: Focus on Jewelry, Arms and Armor

For the sixth post in our “2017 Gallery Hop” series, we're highlighting exquisitely crafted objects that are meant to be worn and handled: jewelry, arms, and armor. This 1.6-mile itinerary takes you to four galleries, from the Upper East Side to midtown. Total walking time should be about 35 minutes.

Start with Runjeet Singh's exhibition at 5 East 82nd Street.
Exhibition on view: Arms and Armour from the East

(Note: You can also catch Alexis Renard's exhibition of Indian and Islamic Art at this location, and Carole Davenport is exhibiting in Suite 2 of the building.)

Head to Madison Avenue and walk down nine blocks to Les Enluminures, 23 East 73rd Street, where Susan Ollemans Oriental Art is exhibiting.
Exhibition on view: Ancient and Modern Design in Asian Jewels

Go one block south on Madison Avenue. At the northeastern corner of 72nd Street, you'll find Arader Galleries, where Samina Inc. is exhibiting.
Exhibition on view: Jewelled Arts of India

(Note: Participating dealer Buddhist Art is also exhibiting at this location.)

Now for the main stretch of this itinerary—walk west on 72nd Street to reach 5th Avenue. Make a left and continue walking south on the avenue, all the way to 53rd Street. You'll make a right onto 53rd to reach Aaron Faber Gallery, 666 Fifth Avenue, where YEWN is exhibiting.
Exhibition on view: Have You Seen “Contemporary Chinese Fine Jewelry” Before?

A custom Google map of the itinerary, which you can share with others, is below: