Paul Klein Owner/Jeweler :
Paul graduated with a business degree, and specialized in jewelry design and manufacturing, from the University of Maryland in 1979 and promptly moved to New York . His first job was as production manager for David Yurman Designs. He then worked as a gold jewelry and pearl buyer for Finlay Fine Jewelry. He opened his first store (Exotiqa) in Greenwich Village in 1988, his second store (Exotiqa II) on Columbus Avenue in 1992 and third store (Exotiqa International Arts) on City Island in 1998. In 2010 he revamped the store into a cooperative gallery (Kaleidoscope Gallery) and features local artwork , jewelry , toys , housewares , gifts & more !!