antique stores in Alexandria

The Best Antique Stores in Alexandria

November 18, 2020 | Inside Alexandria | By: The Goodhart Group

The Best Antique Stores in Alexandria

The City of Alexandria dates its history to the mid-17th century. With this long and rich past, it’s no surprise that the city is home to countless antique stores that celebrate its rich history. No matter your interest, there is an antique store in Alexandria for you. From furniture to jewelry, the antique lover will delight in the variety of shops that Alexandria has to offer.

A Galerie
315 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
A Galerie is said to have the largest collection of antique and vintage objects in Old Town, which range from the 18th century to the mid-20th-century. Here you will find a fabulous selection of decorative objects including art glass, candelabra, vases, china, Asian ceramics, pottery, crystal, stemware, and much more as well as more than 400 original pieces of artwork. The shop’s inventory changes constantly so stop on in!

The Antique Guild
113 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Since 1980, Old Town’s Antique Guild has offered a fabulous selection of antique, vintage, and estate jewelry. The shop also carries fine silver, particularly dining accessories such as tea sets and flasks. It also carries many porcelain, ceramic, and bronze items. See what’s new at The Antique Guild on its Instagram or pop in the shop which is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spurgeon-Lewis Antiques
112 N. Columbus Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
In business since 1991, Spurgeon-Lewis Antiques offers Continental, English and American items, including 18th- and 19th-century antiques, furniture, lighting, and accessories as well as period paintings, engravings, and mirrors (view its inventory online). Spurgeon-Lewis serves an international clientele while offering free delivery (and often free installation) in the DC area. To serve its clients even better, Spurgeon-Lewis maintain an extensive network of restoration experts including cabinetmakers, refinishers, gilders, art restorers, framers, and clock repairers.

The Hour

1015 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
This specialty shop focuses on antique and midcentury barware, cocktail curios, art, and vintage jewelry. You can also find other items such as serving trays, chip n’ dip sets. The Hour has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and Bon Appétit magazine. The shop is open Mondays – Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., plus Sundays from noon – 5 p.m. See what’s new in the store on its Instagram.

Acme Mid-Century + Modern

1218 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Love the Mad Men look? Stroller over to Acme Mid-Century + Modern to peruse its modern and vintage artifacts, furniture, accessories, sculpture, and art. Opened first in Old Town in 2013,  this tiny shop sells furniture, lighting, artifacts, accessories, home goods, sculpture, and art. Acme offers a broad selection of periods and styles, including Danish and Scandinavian Modern, and pieces by designers Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, and Eero Saarinen. Acme also features furniture from Herman Miller, Knoll, and Vitra. The shop also offers additional services such as lighting repair and restoration, reupholstery, design and decor consultation, home and office real estate staging, and vintage furniture and props rentals.

Silverman Galleries
110 N. Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Silverman Galleries sells antique furniture, art, and jewelry, including art-deco and Edwardian pieces. It also sells military and historic pieces, books, manuscripts, as well as extensive Asian and British collections. Silverman offers antique and jewelry appraisals as well.

Evolution Home
6239 Shields Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22303
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m to – 6 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Evolution Home offers quality antique, vintage, modern, and consignment home furnishings and accessories. Evolution Home began as two separate stores in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood: Potomac West Interiors and Antiques and Not Too Shabby Consignments. Peruse its online shop here and follow Evolution on Facebook or Instagram for all of its latest offerings.

King’s Jewelry
609 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
If you’re looking to buy or sell vintage, antique, or estate jewelry, visit this Old Town establishment. For more than 60 years, King’s Jewelry, a family-owned and operated establishment, has provided amazing customer service to its loyal clientele.

The Bottom Line

With its long and rich history, Alexandria is home to countless antique stores. From furniture to jewelry; from artwork to accessories, there is an antique shop in Alexandria to meet your needs.

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