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Best Places For Antiques In Baltimore

February 18, 2014 6:00 AM

credit: Sturgis Antiques & Collectables Facebook page

One of the best parts about shopping for antiques is that you never know what you’re going to find. Every piece for sale has a unique past and is just waiting for a new owner to add to its history. Sometimes you can spend the whole day browsing through shelves and aisles looking for that something extraordinary that sparks a passion and curiosity in you. At the end of the day, even if you go home empty-handed, the experience of dabbling in history and unique artifacts leaves you satisfied. As you prepare for your next antiques outing, be sure to add these stops to your trip as the shops offer the most unusual collections and most promising antique adventures in town. For even more antiques shopping in the area, check out these Best Places For Antiquing In Baltimore.
credit: Sturgis Antiques & Collectables Facebook page

credit: Sturgis Antiques & Collectables Facebook page

Sturgis Antiques & Collectables
3554 Roland Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 262-5383

Dealing primarily with private estates, Sturgis Antiques & Collectables has been helping sell and evaluate historical items for more than 14 years in Baltimore. Fine and decorative arts, books, photography, antique furniture, jewelry and many objects of historical significance can be browsed in its extensive online collection. Additionally, specimen and other wonderments are for sale, which includes fascinating collections of pinned moths and taxidermy. Search as far back as the 1600s up to the mid-century and modern time periods for the antique of your liking. You’ll find that once you start browsing, it’s difficult to stop.

credit: Ryan's Relics Facebook page

credit: Ryan’s Relics Facebook page

Ryan’s Relics
8100 Belair Road
Baltimore, Md. 21236
(443) 384-2777

Ryan’s Relics has two showroom floors stocked daily with antiques and collectibles, in addition to a second location on Belair Road. There are lots of bargains to be found on home goods, including beautiful handcrafted and designer furniture, paintings, books, glassware and even crystal. Collectors will also appreciate the reasonable prices for coins, antique toys, musical instruments and more. With the inventory changing daily, many customers come back on a regular basis to find new treasures. Locally owned and managed for more than 15 years, this antiques shop offers estate selling and buying, so if you have items for sale, be sure to email this store to inquire about next steps.

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credit: Housewerks Facebook page

credit: Housewerks Facebook page

1415 Bayard St.
Baltimore, Md. 21230
(410) 685-8047

If you’re starting a DIY home project or are an interior designer, this store is a must-stop to gain innovative ideas with renovated decorative objects. Housewerks specializes in rescued architectural goods such as stained glass windows, fireplace mantels, fixtures and wrought iron. There are even garden antiques and salvaged building materials for sale. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let the staff know and they will notify you if something becomes available. Since the inventory is constantly changing, repeat visits are also encouraged to find that perfect item for your home or office.

Robeson Antiques, Books & Collectibles
3720 Maryland Ave.
Ellicott City, Md. 21043
(410) 220-8722

Since 2004, Robeson Antiques, Books & Collectibles has supplied quality antiques to both casual and serious collectors from around the region. For those not quite sure what they’re looking for but hoping to find something extra special, this shop is a fun spot to spend an entire afternoon. Just about anything you might be looking for could be found here from pillows, chairs and wall decorations to ceramics, glassware, toys, clocks and candle holders. Book lovers will also appreciate the collection available for purchase at great prices. Additionally, book ends and other reading accessories can be found here.

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Keri Ann Beazell is a Baltimore writer following the latest developments in arts and culture, natural wonders, lifestyle and pets. She enjoys promoting thought-provoking discussions, education, new ideas and smiles among readers. Follow her online at Examiner.com

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