18th Century Merchant

Wishing you a very happy and beautiful autumn season!

Current News

YES, WE ARE CLOSED
After 40 wonderful years we decided it was time to close our store. We have thoroughly enjoyed providing gifts, tableware, and home decor to all who shopped with us. We will truly miss our customers! We closed permanently on July 31, 2021.

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH WEDDING REGISTRY
We still have all of the records from our wedding registries, so email us any time with questions and we will be happy to help you!

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH ENGRAVING ORDERS / PERSONALIZED ORDERS
We still have almost all of the records for engraved and personalized orders, including Salisbury Pewter, Mariposa, stationery, and a few others. Email us any time with questions and we will be happy to help you!

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT TABLEWARE, DECORATING, OR ANYTHING…
Email us! We are always delighted to answer your questions!


About Us

LOCATION
Western Branch section of Chesapeake, Virginia

CONTACT US
ecmvirginia@gmail.com

ABOUT US
18th Century Merchant is a family -owned business established in 1981. The original name was Folk Art Emporium, and the name was changed to 18th Century Merchant in 1987. We offer a distinctive selection of gifts, tableware, and home decor. All of our merchandise is individually selected to create a unique assortment of wares from the best manufacturers. At 18th Century Merchant, we delight in providing a gracious and enjoyable shopping experience with exceptional service and beautiful gift wrap. We are happy to help you select a gift, set a table, or embellish your home decor. We hope you enjoy our selection, service, and hospitality.