14 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • DECEMBER 2020
IN THE NEWS
CHARLES KRYPELL FINE JEWELRY A STORE OF HIS OWN
to create a one-on-one purchasing
Quite literally, Charles and Evan dictated
the design of the building and had it
built “to suit the store.”
“It has almost a residential feel — warm,
comforting and inviting,” Evan says.
“When people come in here, there’s no
pretension. We want anyone, no matter
what their budget is, to feel comfortable
Seventy percent of the store’s stock
is Charles’ designs, while the rest are
other jewelry brands of his choosing.
Prices run the gamut from hundreds to
millions of dollars.
Charles Krypell Fine Jewelry is able to
custom-manufacture diamond rings now,
as well. The designer is offering bridal
boutique jewelry services to create a
To our cherished clients, colleagues and friends:
We have opened our Great Neck and Cedarhurst offices.
Please know that we are strictly following all recommended
guidance from public health authorities, including the best
practices for hygiene and stringent infection control. Covid
19 has humbled us all, but nonetheless, we feel confident in
our ability to resume consulting with clients and providing
the outstanding legal services that distinguish our firm. In
addition, we will continue to follow the advice of relevant New
York State agencies to ensure that we are on top of all new
recommendations and guidelines.
Our foremost overreaching priority is to keep all of our
clients, visitors and staff as safe as possible. Therefore, at the
recommendation of the CDC, we will be implementing the
• If and when possible, we will continue to consult with clients
via telephone or video conference in order to minimize the
number of people in the office at any given time.
• All staff, clients and visitors will be subject to temperature
and health screenings prior to entering our office locations.
• All staff, clients and visitors will be required to wear a mask
to enter any of our office locations.
• Plexiglass barriers have been installed in the reception area
and other areas of the office to minimize any airborne transfer
of the virus.
• Clients and visitors may be asked to wait outside or in their
vehicles until we are ready to meet them in order to maintain
• All staff members will be required to submit daily health
logs and will be mandated to stay home and seek medical
attention if they are feeling sick or showing any symptoms
• Hand sanitizers have been placed throughout our office
locations in high traffic areas including reception and common
areas, as well as our conference rooms. Masks and gloves (gloves
are optional) are also available, and again, no one will be allowed
to enter our offices without a mask.
• All conference rooms will be disinfected after every use
and all public surfaces will be disinfected multiple times during
the day. Our offices have already been professionally cleaned
Please note that even though our offices are open, we still can
assist all of our clients remotely as Governor Cuomo has extended
remote notarization and witnessing through October 4, 2020.
We pledge to always make your safety and wellbeing our
priority. We look forward to seeing you in our offices in the
near future! Please be safe and be well.
BY BRIANA BONFIGLIO
For nearly four decades, Brookville resident
Charles Krypell’s jewelry has been
sold at top retail stores and boutiques
across the country.
Now, the designer has planted his
business on the North Shore of Long
Island, where he’s lived for 25 years.
The flagship store of Charles Krypell
Fine Jewelry opened in late November
at 25 Northern Blvd. in Greenvale. Evan
Krypell, Charles’ son and the company’s
director of retail operations, says
the shop brings them a fresh avenue
in which to engage with people about
“Charles loves dealing with the consumer,”
Evan, of Centre Island, says.
“Being in wholesale for so many years,
you don’t get much interaction with
the final customer. We built our store
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bride’s dream ring based on
ideas she’s seen or any other
additions she might want.
Customers will also have the
option to reserve the store an
hour before or after it opens
for a one-on-one consultation.
Evan says they’ll be making
house calls if people are
uncomfortable leaving their
homes at this time.
Overall, “We want to be in control”
of selling to the customer,
he says, and are excited about
opening so close to home.
“We’ve developed countless
relationships within the community,”
Evan says. “We love
the community and wanted to
offer a fresh, new option in the
Charles Krypell Fine Jewelry is in Greenvale.