Antiques in Slovakia November 5th, 2010 Go Pushkin

Antiques in Slovakia

Buying antiques in Slovakia, paintings, jewelry, etc.

Antiques in Slovakia

There are a number of places in Slovakia where you can purchase antiques. You can purchase paintings, porcelain goods, and jewelry, and some of these pieces in art deco style as well. Those who are interested in antiques will have a great deal of time in this country. You can buy items for a great prize, jewelry which is made out of silver and gold, and there are also statuettes, plates, and candle holders sold at the many antique shops in the city. Many of the paintings available have been produced by Slovakian artists. The best time to go shopping for antiques in Slovakia is on Saturday mornings.

Shops Selling Antiques

Most of the antique stores in the larger cities will be open from about 10am to 9pm each day of the week. One of the popular items that many tourists purchase are the dolls which are dressed in folk outfits. These dolls will typically be comprised of fabrics and ceramics, and they will be excellent for your collection. There are also a number of wooden toys available which have been carved by skilled artists. In addition to the classical hand crafted items, you can also purchase goods which have a more modern style. If you happen to be in Bratislava, a popular location where you can purchase handicrafts is near Obchodna Street. You can find here several small shops with antique jewelry, books, furniture, or souvenirs. Other good locations are in the centre – Old City (Stare Mesto) near Michael’s Gate (Michalska Brana) and Main Square (Hlavne Namestie). You can find here quite many shops which specialise in antiques.