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Best Shops For Antiques & Collectibles In Charlotte

January 23, 2011 11:06 PM

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Why buy what everyone else has when you can enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of antique furniture, clothing, accessories and other collectibles? Charlotte boasts a treasure trove of stores specializing in these items to please any shopper. – Steve Hartsoe
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Clearing House

701 Central Avenue
Charlotte, N.C. 28204
704-375-7708
www.clearinghousesouth.com
Looking for a quality collection of home furnishings, collectibles and antiques? You’ll want to visit Clearing House – and fast. This consignment store prides itself on keeping high-quality goods in stock, but its popularity means items are in demand and sell quickly. And why not? Clearing House sells these goodies for a fraction of what they would cost new in a retail store. So if you are in the market for rugs, china, crystal, jewelry, art works, and more, you owe it to yourself to visit Clearing House. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Sleepy Poet Antique Mall

4450 South Boulevard
Charlotte, N.C. 28209
704-529-6369
www.sleepypoetstuff.com
It’s hard to imagine 55,000 square feet of antique shops. But that’s just what you will find at Sleepy Poet Antique Mall. Just about any antique you can imagine can be found here. Popular items include furniture, accessories, vintage clothing, shabby chic decor, estate jewelry, fine art, books, records, rugs, and plenty of coffee and snacks to keep you browsing and buying. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; noon to 6 p.m., Sunday.

Fifteen Ten Antiques

1510 Central Avenue
Charlotte, N.C. 28205
704-342-9005
www.1510-antiques.com
Since 1998, Fifteen Ten Antiques has been providing the Charlotte area with a wide selection of merchandise within its 3,500 square feet of store space, located in one of Charlotte’s most historic districts. Items here are from the 1800s to mid-20th century. And Fifteen Ten’s merchandise remains fresh, thanks to its popularity. You will always find an eclectic and traditional mix of rugs, furniture, lamps, light fixtures, accessories, decorative art, clocks, jewelry, mirrors, books and magazines, china, and much more. Call for hours.

Rooney Robison Antiques

1719 South Boulevard
Charlotte, N.C. 28203
704-348-1778
www.rooneyrobisonantiques.com
With the motto, “We don’t ever actually own antiques, we are just caretakers,” Rooney Robison Antiques offers a rich variety of those hard-to-find items. Whether its lamps, rugs, furniture, lights, clocks, holiday-themed items, purses, unique decorating accessories, and even items for children, Rooney Robison Antiques means an enjoyable experience, whether you’re shopping inside the store or viewing the colorful photos of its merchandise on the store’s helpful website. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday; and by appointment.

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