For $1 admission at Chelsea Flea Market, you can have access to up to 135 vendors. This helps us defray the cost of the new pavement and fencing. We have had the opportunity to interview some of our most experienced vendors.
Angie sells modern paintings, small decorative items, and other works of modern art. Her reasonably priced works of art could be museum pieces. This includes a variety of mid-century, modern art estate items. She also sells antiques and vintage pieces on the side.
Recently, an actual Vasarely original sold for $75 at the Chelsea Flea Market. Victor Vasarely, was a Hungarian–French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the short-lived op art movement.
Gary offers investment quality antiques, home decor, art, and sculpture from the 18th century all the way to Mid Century Modern. You may find pieces from the Rococo period before the French Revolution in his collection. He also has some lovely antiques from China, Japan, Thailand, and more. Recently, an antique bust of a beautiful young women sold at the Chelsea Market for an amazing value.
Brandon sells 18th and 19th century antiques, fine art paintings, fine jewelry, silver, and objects of art, and more. You can find antique candlesticks and candelabras, emotional paintings from World War I, Baroque paintings of Putti or Cupids, and more.
Moriarti sells authentic Native American silver jewelry, with turquoise inlay. She sells the large assortment of pawn pieces and other silver jewelry as well. Turquoise is one of the dominant materials of Southwestern Native American jewelry. She also sells pieces with jet, argillite, steatite, red shale, freshwater clam shell, abalone, and spiny oyster.
Some of her pieces could be very, very old! Native American turquoise mines date back to Precolumbian times, and Ancestral Pueblo peoples traded the turquoise with Mesoamericans. Some turquoise found in southern Arizona dates back to 200 BCE.