Privet House

13 East Shore Road, Route 45, New Preston, CT 06777.

(860) 868.1800. A charming shop housed within a centuries old building, Privet House bills itself as "An Emporium of Home Goods, Antiques and Curiosities". Within a welcoming and visually striking environment, proprietors Richard Lambertson and Suzanne Cassano pride themselves on building an exquisitely curated collection of goods for the home, person...and, just possibly, the soul. Open Daily, 11:00-5:30. Closed Tuesday.

R.T. Facts

22 South Main Street, Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-1700. Called "The boldest shop in Litchfield County", Inspiring!" A secret source/destination for NY designers and the fashion industry. 19th & early 20th century home and garden antiques mixed with sleek tables & mirrors made in-house. Three buildings and three courtyards to explore. Mon.- Fri. 9-5, Wed. by chance or appt., Sat. & Sun. 10-5. Call to confirm. www.rtfacts.com.

Remember When, Antique Lighting Gallery & Consignment Center

111 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

Phone: (860) 489-1566. Art Deco thru 1950's. Large selection of restored light fixtures, sconces and lamps. Expert lamp restorations, repairs and replacement shades. Largest selection of estate jewelry in New England. Open Wed.-Sun.; Closed Mon. & Tues.

Rolling River Antiques

25 North Main St., Kent, CT 06757.

(860) 927-3100. Combining high quality with low prices for furniture & furnishings with an eclectic distinction. Quality estate costume jewelry purchased. Open Wednesday - Sunday 10-5:30. Also by appointment.

The Seymour Antiques Company

26 Bank Street, Seymour, CT 06483.

(203) 881-2526. An extensive collection of original 18th-20th century pieces. Four historic buildings, three floors, 80 dealers, and 2 interior designers. Come and see what The New York Times described as a "Four-building, 20,000-square-foot- pistachio-and-grapefruit-colored confection where 80 dealers sell pieces like Depression-era China cabinets and mid-1800's step-down dressers." Spend the day. Shop. Relax. Enjoy. Wed.-Sun. 10-5.

The White Room Antiques & Home Furnishings

931 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT

(860) 361-6299. Eclectic selection of quality, functional antiques, alongside select new furnishings and found objects d'art. From New England & abroad, new pieces arrive weekly with fresh and unique selections. It's a little bit of everything and more. See for yourself why we are a favorite stop for designers, locals and visitors.

Thomas Schwenke, Inc.

50 Main St. North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 266-0303. For over 40 years this firm has provided collectors, designers and architects with the finest quality and value in American Federal antiques. Specializing in dining room furniture, Federal replicas, custom furniture and restoration services. For current inventory and in house auction schedule visit www.schwenke.com.

Tillies Antiques, LLC

766 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-2115. A local favorite for over 20 years, Woodbury's oldest antique cooperative offers affordable antique and vintage crystal, china, silver, estate jewelry, furniture, lamps, artwork, textiles, rugs, and more. Featuring an extensive collection of vintage Mexican and Native American sterling jewelry, Asian items, and Hermes scarves. Open daily 11-5. Closed Tues. & Wed.

Tucker Frey Antiques

287 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-5404. Specializing in 17th, 18th, and 19th century American antiques, and decorative arts. Always a good selection of paintings, fireplace equipment and oriental rugs. Wed.-Sun. 10-5, or by appt. Since 1985.

Wayne Mattox Antiques, LLC

82 Main St., North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-2899. American Furniture, Folk Art & Paintings • Continental • Arts & Crafts • 20th C. Modern • Brass Lighting • Fixtures. A leading authority on antiques – dealer, columnist, writer, lecturer, appraiser and auctioneer – Wayne looks forward to helping you build an authentic collection and add charm to your home.