Antiques and vintage store opens in Cirencester
By David Wood | 8th June 2023
Independent antiques and collectibles homewares store Lily Antiques has opened its new showroom at The Old Kennels, Cirencester Park.
Inspired by rustic, everyday handmade objects from across Europe, Lily Antiques offers ever-changing collections of beautiful and useful items.
Items range from one-off antique ceramics to Italian crockery platters and pasta bowls, French Biots and confit jars, Portuguese pitchers and planters and vintage furniture, decorative items, baskets and stoneware.
Carefully hand-picked by Lily owners Steve and Louise Pike on regular and dedicated buying trips to the Continent, each piece was chosen for its unique, visually appealing and versatile aesthetic with weathered textures, tones and glazes in the best traditions of enduring design made by skilled craftspeople using natural materials and sustainable processes.
Lily's individual, rustic and durable pieces are perfect for starting or adding to a collection for visual displays or choosing a one-off standout statement piece. Prices range from £30 to around £3,000.
Lily Antiques founder Louise Pike said: "I'm so excited about welcoming customers to our new store. We've just relocated from Tetbury where we opened our first store three years ago, but we couldn't resist moving to this beautiful new showroom in the recently redeveloped site at the Old Kennels on the edge of Cirencester Park. It's the perfect location to showcase our latest finds from recent travels."
The interiors of Lily Antiques' 133m2 floor space is the perfect place to showcase its unique collections of imperfect textures, natural colours and tactile finishes. This hidden gem welcomes homemakers, interior designers, landscape architects and garden designers and will be hosting regular events and exclusive previews for trade and retail customers over the summer months.
Steve and Louise Pike opened the first Lily Antiques store in Tetbury three years ago and stocked it with some of the items from their own personal collection they'd picked up on their travels around the Mediterranean over many years.
They have since grown to become a well-established, local business offering guidance and expertise to a wide range of clients in the Cotswolds and beyond. Known for its friendly, collaborative hands-on approach, Lily Antiques is able to pack and arrange delivery of any item and offers trade accounts.
The store is open from 10am - 4pm Wednesday to Sunday.
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