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Good News for Antique Furniture Buyers

chestAccording to a recent article in Antiques Trade Gazette, there are good deals in furniture out there for buyers, but sellers are not as likely to recoup their investments from the hot market of the 1970s and 1980s.
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Furniture Prices Continue Their Slow Downward Trend

“Covered” Treasures

Come to the shop and see our wonderful collection of Victorian era and vintage cloches. What a beautiful way to display memories with items such as photos, jewelry, trinkets, and more!

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Decking the Halls!

We are decking the halls some kind of crazy this Sunday & Monday, November 10 and 11, with so many wonderful new treasures for decorating, gift-giving and special gifts for yourself too. We will be closed all day Monday and reopen on Tuesday, November 12.

Carytown Food & Wine Festival – October 6th

Food & Wine FestSunday October 6, 2013 12-6p
Your ticket includes a souvenir wine glass and wine tastingNew this year, your full-price sampling ticket includes a food item from any of the participating Carytown restaurants
(in the festival gates – up to $5)

Tickets are $20/advance – $30/gate
safely purchase online tickets here

Sorry, no outside food vendors other than Carytown restaurants will be accepted for this event.

You can purchase your tickets in person

Ellwood Thompson’s – 4 N. Thompson

Antiques Roadshow Hits Richmond!

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If you don’t have a ticket, you can’t get attend the Roadshow, but don’t be sad!!! Sheppard Street Antiques has lots of new inventory, so whether you are attending or not, come by and see us!

Southern Girls Love Classic Pearls!

Classic, timeless, elegant, and appropriate for all occasions.

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Vintage Cultured Pearls at Sheppard Street Antiques

 

 

Watermelon Festival This Weekend

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The Carytown Watermelon Festival turns 30 this Sunday when over 100,000 people are expected to turn out to the streets of Carytown for free music, people-watching and watermelon. The Festival lasts from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Our shop will not be open but we look forward to seeing you during our regular hours, Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm.

You’re Invited to Show & Share!

Bastille Day PartyI have often fallen in love with something in Sheppard Street Antiques that has led to a new collection and even the motivating factor to redecorate an entire room. (My co-workers have also fallen victim to this, which is why I think we all first started working here!) Over the years we have enjoyed sharing these stories with each other and our customers (who have become very good friends, too!) about our ‘finds”. As a result, we ask you to

Weiss is oh so nice!

_DSC0092Dramatic, yet elegant, this complete, signed Weiss parure consisting of necklace, bracelet, earrings and brooch, just arrived in the shop this week. You don’t have to be a collector of vintage jewelry to appreciate the craftsmanship and virtue of a complete and intact ensemble. This vintage set of clear and smoky rhinestones, c. 1940s-50s, by the famed New York company on 5th Avenue will endure as a timeless design that will sparkle on forever. You will be the hit of

Teach a Man To Fish…

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You never know what we will find at Sheppard Street Antiques and this is one of the more unusual items that we’ve come up with lately. It is a cased, antique fly tying set. Fly fishing was a very popular sport in England in the 19th c. This set, made by Hardy Bros., self-proclaimed as “The World’s Angling Specialists” in Alnwyck, England, has a handwritten inscription to “Master Groves Ogden, wishing him good luck. Fly tying was and still is considered