Acanthus Antiques

Karen Perlmutter, Kensington, MD   

In business in the Washington Metropolitan area for 25 years!

Silver Rating Silver
Member since 2014

Acanthus Antiques offers a diverse and ever-changing inventory of Exceptional Antiques, Art & Jewels

About Acanthus Antiques

Our Service Pledge
Acanthus Antiques guarantees each item to be as described and will provide a full refund in the event there is a mistake or discrepancy. We make every effort to describe items as accurately as possible. We strive for customer satisfaction and will accept returns if you are not fully satisfied with an item, provided we are notified within three days of receipt and are contacted regarding return shipment of the item.
About Us
Our business continues to have a brick and mortar location in Kensington, MD, and has been there over 15 years. We participate in local and international trade shows, displaying a sampling of our diverse and eclectic inventory. We have utilized the internet since 1977, and maintain a high presence within social media, allowing our clientele many options to keep in touch with us.

Our areas of concentration include antique furniture, fine and decorative art, and antique, estate, and contemporary jewelry. Our collection of jewelry includes a wide array of cufflinks and stick pins for the gentlemen, as well as every other conceivable form of jewelry for the ladies. We also offer contemporary designer jewels, furniture and art, to fit the changing needs of our clientele.

We are always looking to purchase new pieces in all of our categories of interest. Our inventory changes daily, as we are always pursuing new items. Feel free to contact us about specific pieces for which you are searching. Also, feel free to contact us with individual objects or collections with which you wish to part. In addition to outright purchasing, we offer competitive consignment rates.

Lawrence Perlmutter has been in the antiques business his entire life, opening his first shop in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 11. Antiques are his passion and the scope of his knowledge and has been built on over 40 years of research and hands on experience. His photographic memory, has been an incredible asset to his profession. The magnitude of his knowledge in fine and decorative art , exhibits a great depth and confidence.

Karen Perlmutter, his wife, with a legal and business background, joined the business 26 years ago, and has developed a vast knowledge in fine jewelry and small decorative objects and collectibles. As the site will reveal, Karen has a keen and broad eye for unique examples of beautifully crafted jewels in both gold and silver. She appreciates quality and craftsmanship, both antique and contemporary.

We strive to make your shopping experience pleasurable. Any questions you ever have, we are open to helping you find an answer!

We welcome photos or descriptions of objects that you wish to sell or consign, and keep a data base for items that you seek for your personal use or collection.