124 year-old Stones

Not those Stones.

Since it was founded in 1890 by the current owner’s great grandfather, A Romand has been selling and buying precious and semi-precious stones.

A. Romand, stone store


Working in a sparse, dimly-lit store, the friendly owner keeps most of his wares in this beautiful, towering wooden set of drawers.


A Romand, Rue TurbogoI’ve passed this store on Rue Turbigo dozens of times and never noticed it. Yesterday it just beckoned.


Top of Rue Turbigo near Metro Temple.

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