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Shop for all sorts of vintage treasures at Brass Grasshopper in Matthews.

Shop for all sorts of vintage treasures at Brass Grasshopper in Matthews.

Whether you’re on a personal mission to make old things new or you just want to spend the day exploring the area, you’re sure to come across unique finds when visiting the antique shops in the Charlotte area.

Antique stores may house a variety of items that have had a previous owner, but you’ll also find unique vintage items such as collectibles, jewelry, memorabilia, furniture, and more.

Before you go hunting, check out this list of local antique shops in Charlotte. Happy antiquing!

Antiques from the Asian country

Location: 3609 Scott Futrell Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208

Neighborhood: Toddville Road

Know Before You Go: You can browse online, or if you’d like to take a look in person call ahead at 704-582-2643 – Asian Country Antiques is open by appointment only. You can find antique Chinese furniture and decorations such as tables, chairs, art and more.

The brass locust

Location: 1325 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

Neighborhood: Matthews

What you should know: The Brass Grasshopper was formerly known as Antique Alley. The 5,000-square-foot antiques mall is home to a variety of vendors selling vintage records, furniture, and more.

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The Brass Grasshopper, formerly known as Antique Alley, is a multivendor antiques shopping mall. Katie Hardister

Catawba River Antiques Mall

Location: 406 Catawba St, Belmont, NC 28012

Neighborhood: Belmont

What you should know: You may need to visit the “giant treasure chest” multiple times, housed in a 67,000-square-foot building that is home to more than 300 vendors. Explore five hallways filled with memorabilia, collectibles, furniture, toys, paintings and more.

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Christie’s at Main Antiques Mall

Location: 318 Main Street, Pineville, NC 28134

Neighborhood: Pineville

What you should know: If you are in need of vintage costume jewellery, start your search here. You can also find vintage typewriters, tea party sets and a variety of items from Victorian to mid-century modern.

Circa interiors and antiques

Location: 721 Gov Morrison St f170, Charlotte, NC 28211

Neighborhood: Myers Park

What you should know: At Circa, visitors will find one-of-a-kind sculptures, vintage frames, ornate furniture, and more.

Garrett’s Antique and Indian Store

Location: 14805 Lancaster Hwy, Charlotte, NC 28277

Neighborhood: Ballantyne

Worth knowing: If you’re looking for real turquoise, you might find treasure here. The quaint log cabin houses antique turquoise jewelry such as necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more.

Oak Street Mill Antiques

Location: 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC 28031

Neighborhood: Cornelius

What you should know: The antiques mall has more than 50 vendors selling vintage items like books, furniture, and home accessories.

Patina & Paisley

Location: 2328 Crown Center Dr, Charlotte, NC 28227

Neighborhood: Sardis market square

Worth knowing: Find jewelry, ceramics, vintage watches, glassware and more at Patina & Paisley.

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If antique jewelry is your thing, check out Patina & Paisley. Patina & Paisley

Piccolo Antique Mall and Fine Shipments

Location: 134 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012

Neighborhood: Belmont

Good to know: The Antiques Mall is located in the heart of downtown Belmont. Here you will find vintage furniture, kitchen utensils and more. The store is also pet friendly.

Sleepy Poet Antique Mall

Location: 6424 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217

Neighborhood: Starmount

What you should know: The mall offers vintage clothing, vinyl records, eclectic furniture, wall decor and more.

South End Stock Exchange

Location: 111 New Bern St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Neighborhood: South End

Good to know: The shop offers high-quality vintage and antique furniture.

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Visit South End Exchange for quality home furnishings. Olivia Pearson

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Ebony Morman is a freelance writer. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, reading, writing and helping develop Charlotte’s youth through her non-profit organization. Follow her on Instagram @chitoclt.

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