Where to shop for antiques in the Charlotte, NC area

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

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

While antique shops are home to a variety of items that had a previous owner, they are also where you can find unique, vintage items, such as collectables, jewelry, memorabilia, furniture and more.

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

Asian Country Antiques

Location: 3609 Scott Futrell Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208

Neighborhood: Toddville Road

What to know: You can browse online, or if you want to take a look around in person, call ahead at 704-582-2643 — Asian Country Antiques is open by appointment only. You can find antique Chinese furniture and decor, such as tables, chairs, art and more.

The Brass Grasshopper

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

Neighborhood: Matthews

What to know: The Brass Grasshopper was formerly known as Antique Alley. The 5,000-square-foot antique dealer mall is home to various vendors who offer vintage records, furniture and more.

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The Brass Grasshopper, formerly known as Antique Alley, is an antiques mall with multiple vendors. Katie Hardister

Catawba River Antique Mall

Location: 406 Catawba St, Belmont, NC 28012

Neighborhood: Belmont

What to know: You may have to make multiple visits to the “huge treasure chest,” which is housed in a 67,000-square-foot building that’s home to more than 300 vendors. Explore five aisles of memorabilia, collectibles, furniture, toys, paintings and more.

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Christie’s on Main Antiques Mall

Location: 318 Main St, Pineville, NC 28134

Neighborhood: Pineville

What to know: If you’re in need of vintage costume jewelry, start your hunt here. You can also find vintage typewriters, tea party sets and a variety of Victortian to mid-century modern items.

Circa Interiors and Antiques

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

Neighborhood: Myers Park

What to know: At Circa, visitors can find unique sculptures, vintage frames, ornate furniture and more.

Garrett’s Antiques & Indian Shop

Location: 14805 Lancaster Hwy, Charlotte, NC 28277

Neighborhood: Ballantyne

What to know: If you’re looking for genuine turquoise, you may find a 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 to know: The antique mall has more than 50 vendors that offer vintage items such as books, furniture and home decor.

Patina & Paisley

Location: 2328 Crown Centre Dr, Charlotte, NC 28227

Neighborhood: Sardis Marketplace

What to know: You can find jewelry, ceramics, vintage clocks, 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 Consignments

Location: 134 N Main St, Belmont, NC 28012

Neighborhood: Belmont

What to know:The antique mall is located in the heart of downtown Belmont. You can find vintage furniture, kitchenware and more. The shop is also pet-friendly.

Sleepy Poet Antique Mall

Location: 6424 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217

Neighborhood: Starmount

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

South End Exchange

Location: 111 New Bern St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Neighborhood: South End

What to know: The shop offers high-end vintage and antique furnishings.

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Visit South End Exchange for high-end furnishings. Olivia Pearson

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Ebony Morman is a freelance writer. In her free time, she loves to travel, read, write and develop Charlotte’s youth through her nonprofit. Follow her on Instagram @chitoclt.