GOLDEN AND ASSOCIATES ANTIQUES The dealer’s 3,500-square-foot showroom features period lighting, 18th- and 19th-century American and European antiques, 19th-century Caribbean furniture, and great finds for the fireplace. Open M-Sa 10 am-5 pm. www.goldenassociatesantiques.com. 206 King St., 843.723.8886. Map 1: D-8
KING STREET ANTIQUE DISTRICT King Street Antique District is a staple of downtown Charleston, offering a roster of fine jewelers, home goods, designer apparel, antique furniture and art dealers along Lower and Middle King Street, the French Quarter and Aquarium Wharf. Favorites include Savannah Bee Company, Paulo Geiss Jewelers and Parham & Company. Hours vary by store. www.susanlucas.typepad. com/kingstreetantiquedistrict. King St., 843.628.3622. Map 1: E-5
LOLA AND BESS Bess Lee and Martha Halstead co-founded Lola and Bess boutique to provide high-quality antiques and home goods to Charleston. Expect trendy lighting, furniture and more in addition to handpicked antiques from around the globe. Open Tu-F 10 am- 6 pm, Sa 11 am-5 pm. www.lolaandbess.com. 17 State St., 843.501.0031. Map 1: E8
THE SHOPS OF HISTORIC CHARLESTON
FOUNDATION The Shops feature exhibits that showcase Charleston’s architectural history. The gift shop contains an extensive selection of books on Charleston and its culture, architecture and history, as well as unique gift items. The Shops also specialize in 18th- and 19th-century reproduction furniture, jewelry and other gifts. Proceeds benefit the Historic Charleston Foundation. Open M-Sa 9 am- 6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. www.historiccharleston.org. 108 Meeting St., 843.724.8484. Map 1: E-8
TUCKER PAYNE ANTIQUES Specializing in antique furniture, lighting and decorative arts, this King Street shop is waiting to be explored. Expect to find pieces from the 18th and 19th century along with many options for lighting and home accessories. Open M-Sa 11 am-5 pm. www.tuckerpayneantiques. com. 169 King St., 843.577.8515.