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Accent Pieces
-Indicates home decorating objects in keeping with the same period as other items in the store
Antique Furniture
-All types of furniture, art and other home decor from the 19th century and before.
Antique Items
-All types of household and personal items, from the 19th century and before. This is a general description of items a store offers, most stores fit this description because they have at least a few true antiques
Architectural Salvage
-Building materials and other features salvaged from historical sources including: windows, doors, moldings, cornices, mantels, ironwork, plumbing, lighting, etc.
Architectural Salvage Dealer
-A store dedicated to Architectural Salvage usually offering a large selection of salvaged pieces
Art
-All types of wall hangings and statuary, both vintage and antique. If a store carries mostly fine antiques, their art is also of this quality. Most stores have at least some art pieces, if the word art is included in the description, the store has a larger collection that normal
Art Prints
-Vintage prints usually mass produced and popular in the early 20th century. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Ceramics
-Figurines and small ceramic collectibles. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
China and Glassware
-Carnival glass, fiestaware®, art glass, china, dishes, pyrex
Collectibles
-Items from all eras: Unique items, rare items, limited productions, memorabilia, fad items; Includes anything that people collect such as: old product cans, vintage holiday decorations, lunch boxes, figurines, toys, models, postcards and magazines, sports and political memorabilia, promotional items, salt and pepper shakers. Most stores describe themselves as carrying collectibles
Crafts and Gifts
-Newly manufactured or handmade items such as soaps, wreaths, dried flower arrangements, and other types of home decor. Some stores include these items in their inventory to appeal to a wider variety of customers
Crocks and Stoneware
-Authentic stoneware and pottery
Fine Antique Furniture
-Furniture, rugs, mirrors, lamps and lighting, Includes only quality pieces from the 19th centuries and prior. European, English, American and Asian antiques are commonly found in a store described as having fine antiques
Furniture
-All manner of furniture, lamps, mirrors, ect. When mentioned early in a description a store has a sizable collection of furniture and it is of the same period as other items mentioned first, such as #vintage items#
Garden Ornaments
-Outdoor decorative items like statuary, ironwork, seating, arbors, etc
Glassware
-Pyrex, kitchenware, barware, carnival glass, art glass, collectibles bottles and drinking glasses. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these of glassware
High-End
-Similar to "Fine", these are of the utmost quality and authenticity. Including items that can be described as museum quality, these are typically high in price as well
Home Decor
-This description includes anything used to decorate a room. When following descriptions like antique or vintage, the use of home decor will reflect the same period
Industrial Salvage
-Institutional, manufacturing and business remnants salvaged for their esthetic appeal or enduring function
Ironwork
-Architectural salvage and new ironwork including decorative and functional pieces
Jewelry
-Costume, vintage and estate jewelry and watches
Lamps and Lighting
-Table and floor lamps, chandeliers, sconces, ceiling light fixtures, etc
Old Books
-Books from the 19th and 20th centuries, sometimes rare but not always. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Old Signs
-Genuine, original metal advertising signs from the early to late 20th century. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Old Tools
-Tools from the 19th and 20th centuries. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Old Toys
-Usually metal toys from the early to mid 20th century. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Primitives
-Simple and usually roughly constructed pieces with a worn appearance, includes furniture, as well as, household, farm and garden tools and implements or storage pieces and other items from the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Repurposed Pieces
-Newly manufactured art and furniture pieces made using salvage from antique and vintage sources
Salvage
-Individual pieces like parts from old machines, farm equipment, etc., functional pieces with esthetic appeal
Smalls
-Household and personal items common for a period including tchotchkes and bric brac, as well as person items like pocket knives or pill boxes
Vintage
-Furniture and other items from the early to mid 20th century and retro items from the 50’s, and 60’s. These are typical household and personal items common for the time, most stores have a large collection of vintage items
Vintage Clothing
-Dresses, suits, hats, shoes, etc. from the early to mid 20th century and later. Included in a description if the store has a sizable collection of these
Vintage and Antique Items - VAC
-This is the most common phrase found to describe antique stores listed on this website. It usually appears first in the description indicating most of the store's inventory consists of these. Vintage appears first because items found in a store are mostly of the vintage category. Antique appears second because, while the store may have a few, true antiques are not as common as vintage items
Vintage Home Decor
-From the 19th and early 20th centuries includes items that appoint a room and are chosen for their esthetic appeal. Art prints, mirrors, picture frames, statuary, area rugs, doilies, and small furniture pieces like plant stands, etc.
Vintage Inspired Decor
-New crafts such as vintage-looking signs, dried flower arrangements, decorative repurposed pieces, other newly manufactured Home Decor
Vinyl Records
-Mostly original LP records, if used, a store has a sizable collection of vinyl records