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Celeb Sightings

The Long Beach Antique Market is less than 25 miles from Hollywood and regularly attracts TV and film stars, singers, dancers, producers and directors. On the 3rd Sunday of any month you might find yourself rubbing elbows with a celebrity.

Here is a partial list of celebrities seen shopping:

  • Pamela Anderson

  • Courtney Cox

  • Tori Spelling

  • Heid Klum

  • Seal

  • Kid Rock

  • Cindy Crawford

  • David Arquette

  • Brooke Shields

  • Dan Aykroyd

  • Carol Kane

  • Diane Keaton

  • Melissa Torme

  • Corbin Bernsen

  • Daryl Hannah

  • Dita von Teese

  • Lara Spencer

  • Heather Tom

  • Dennis Franz

  • James Woods

  • Rick Shroder

  •  Louie Anderson

  • Amanda Peet

  • Alice Cooper

  • Monica Lewinsky

  • Katey Sagal

  • Julian Lennon

  • Heid Fleiss

  • Bobcat Goldwait

  • John Salley

  • Anthony Kiedis

  • Kristy McNicho

  • John Malkovich

  • Melissa McCarthy

 

 

 

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What's Old is New: How to Decorate your Home with Antiques

The Long Beach Antique Market is featured on the Redfin blog. Check out the expert tips on decorating with Antiques in this article by Alison Bentley. 
 
Designing your home can be one of the best ways to express your personality and flair. While there’s countless styles and places to buy furniture, there’s something special and one-of-a-kind about styling your home with antiques.
Vintage items add character to your home
Incorporating vintage items into your home décor creates a unique design statement – vintage adds character to any space. Shopping outdoors at the Long Beach Antique Market is a fun way to discover one-of-a-kind treasures. Repurposing an old copper pot with orchids works as a centerpiece, finding a globe from the 1970’s with a lucite base, a vintage bar cart with glassware, a grouping of different height brass candlesticks for your dining room table, a vintage rug to pull a room together – make it your own. – Long Beach Antique Market
 
Click here for expert tips on decorating with antiques on Redfin 
 
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What's For Sale?

 
 
 
Furnishing your home?
Adding to your collection?
Looking for a conversation piece?
Searching for vintage clothing?
Decorating a room? 
Or locating anything antique or collectible…
...chances are you’ll find it at The Long Beach Swap Meet .

     

Here’s just a sampling of what’s for sale:

Furniture    
Tables, chairs, desks, shelves, cabinets, mirrors, sideboards, beds, couches, nightstands. early American, victorian, country, deco, mid-century modern, mission, industrial, Asian, western, re-purposed, primitive, rustic.
 
Estate & Costume Jewelry
Rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, watches, pins, gold, silver, platinum.
 
Vintage Clothing  
1920 – 1990’s men, women, children. Accessories, purses, hats, eyewear, belts, shoes 
 
Kitchenware 
Glassware, bakeware, cookware, baskets, boxes, bowls, containers, utensils, dishes, table items, silverware.
 
Miscellaneous Collectibles
Telephones, slot machines, tools, clocks, vinyl records, militaria, cameras, primitives, folk art, perfume bottles, fountain pens, lighters, movie memorabilia, religious artifacts, western, Asian, Native American, African, gumball machines, Hollywood and movie memorabilia, rare coins, stamps, holiday and seasonal.
 
Art
Oil paintings, water colors, prints, animation cells, posters, lithographs, etchings.
 
Metalware
Pewter, bronze, brass, sterling, aluminum and silver plate.
 
Lighting
Lamps, fixtures, chandeliers, sconces, parts.
 
Ephemera 
Post cards, magazines, books, prints, photographs, maps, autographs, calendars, greeting cards.
 
Textiles
Quilts, linens, buttons, ribbons, trimmings.
 
Decorative Collectibles
Glass, ceramic, china, pottery, porcelain, woodenware and metal ware.
 
Advertising
Signs, bottles, tins, posters, labels, packaging, political buttons, Coca Cola.
 
Musical Instruments
Electric & acoustic, guitars, banjos, violins, trumpets, drums, pianos.
 
Toys
Trucks, cars, banks, soldiers, wind-ups, wooden, tin, mechanical, games, marbles, Disneyana.
 
Electric
Radios, phonographs, appliances, juke boxes.
 
Sports Memorabilia 
Trading cards, jerseys, uniforms, pennants.
 
Sporting Equipment
Surf boards, golf, fishing, tennis, baseball, skateboards, basketball. 
 
Rugs
Native American, early American, oriental, Persian, Afghan, tapestry.
 
Architectural Salvage
Doors, windows, mantles, columns, molding, gates, tin ceiling tiles.
 
Lawn & Garden
Furniture, ornaments, planters, decorations, farm collectibles, fountains.
 

     Anything & Everything Antique, Vintage & Collectible

 

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Vintage Jewelry by Connie Parente

When it comes to jewelry, curating, collecting and dealing no one is more of an expert than Connie Parente who has been in this business for over half a century.

At the Long Beach Antique Market beside her very well known vintage designer costume jewelry, she also has a huge selection of fine to ethnic as well as a collection of Asian, Native American, Mexican and Modernist jewelry.

 

Her diverse vintage collection includes designer costume jewelry, as well as a huge selection of Asian, Native American, Mexican and Modernist jewelry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you are looking for something for your everyday wardrobe or a classic piece to wear at a more formal event, come meet Connie at the Long Beach Flea Sunday, March 15 in space # 940 in the red section, or connect with her on Instagram

 

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