Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Top Places to Find a Hidden Antique Treasure in Ellijay

Some people say that Ellijay is a “Small Drinkin’ Town with an Antique Problem” and part of that might be true. We just like to think that we make shopping in Ellijay a lot of fun!

If you like to search for the perfect antique piece, or maybe an older piece of furniture to re-purpose into something new, Ellijay is by far the best destination to hunt for treasure.

Antiques on North Main

Specializing in English imports, this store is filled with beautiful English furniture, fine porcelain and majolica, flow blue, stain glass and much more from across the pond. They also have a special section for the men with old tools, bottles, coins and a long showcase filled with unusual items. This shop is one of more than seven antique shops in Downtown Ellijay.
44 North Main Street, Ellijay (706) 698-1950

Black Bear Antiques

Right off Hwy 515, Black Bear Antiques considers itself as “Apple Country’s Best Pickers!” With over 20,000 square feet and more than 65 vendors you can really go on a search for hidden treasure at this store.
240 Old Orchard Square, Ste. B, East Ellijay (706) 635-2327

Cartecay Trading Post

This place is truly a pickers dream! You will spend hours looking through all the imports, cars, primitives, salvaged, and undiscovered treasures.
3715 Big Creek Road, Ellijay, Georgia (706) 635-7009

Hometown Florist & Yesterday’s Decor

Now open in their new “Old” location, this place is full of re purposed furniture. They pride themselves on taking  unwanted and not so pretty items and turning them into the perfect treasure.
56 River Street, Ellijay (706) 635-6100

Main Street Antiques

Everything from signs to gates, Main Street Antiques has two stories of treasures, collectibles and novelty items.
66 North Main Street, Ellijay (706) 635-8567

Misty Hollow Antiques

One of the oldest antique shops in Downtown Ellijay, they have unique treasures from comic books and toys to novelty items and unique gifts. Visitors always love the great music and atmosphere this store offers.
34 North Main Street, Ellijay (706) 276-1644

Southern Flare Antiques & Collectibles

On the beautiful Cartercay River at the intersection of 52 E and Hwy 515 is this great place. Over 7,000 square feet of home antiques, primitive, vintage, and cabin decor, you have plenty of treasures to find. They also offer classes on upcycling and repairing furniture, sewing, and just doing fun things with your hands.
1362 Hwy 52 East, Ellijay (706) 635-6330
 

TJ & Co.

This store has been open since July 2010 and has 18 dealers located in the store. Each dealer has their own specialty from beautiful antiques, handmade jewelry, furniture, candles, artwork & glassware make up only a few of the select items sold in this store.
12 North Side Square, Ellijay (706) 276-7803

We also have some Thrift Stores that you can dive in to find a great Treasure:

Cartecay Thrift Store, 374 North Main Street, Ellijay  (706) 635-5510

Faith, Hope & Charity Recycle Store, 449 Industrial Blvd, Ste. 120, Ellijay (706) 635-3035

Paws & Claws Thrift & Gift Shop, 24 South Main Street, Ste. C,  Ellijay (706) 276-7297

Thrift, 449 Industrial Blvd, Ste. 250, Ellijay (706) 636-6283

Come visit our small town, and find the perfect treasure to take home.

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