Trinity Antiques

Victoria and Joseph Clark, England, UK

English Platinum rated shop with over 1000 international sales. FREE World shipping on most items, layaway too.

Platinum Rating Platinum
Member since 2011

Embracing the past with tempting antique European textiles, prints, paintings and porcelain.


About Trinity Antiques

Our Service Pledge
We respond to all orders within 24 hours,we communicate with our purchasers every step of the way.We absolutely guarantee the authenticity of all of our items. We do not clean, restore or misrepresent our items by over enhancing their photographs.We hope our love of each item shines through in our descriptions. We look forward to meeting you.......
About Us
Our passion is for original antiques from the 1714 to 1830 period; including religious and sacred artifacts, prints, paintings, Georgian needleworks, 18th century original costume and of course fine porcelain. As well as offering a superb investment, our antiques will bring a touch of individuality, a signature piece to the home owner or designer who is seeking something unique for their interior. We prefer our antiques to be as original and untouched as possible in order that their authentic wear, age, patina and coloring shines through.

Trinity Antiques is an established mother and son business based in The Cotswolds, England (we have his Royal Highness Prince Charles and his Sister Princess Anne living just 20 km away).

Our trading philosophy is to offer the scarce and the interesting whilst retailing with integrity and professionalism at all times. We offer an exceptional selection of antiques combined with outstanding customer service. We provide you, our customer with an inspiring, personalized shopping experience. With FREE shipping on most items, your antique will arrive within 14 business days to most places in the world. Larger items ship for FREE via courier to USA, Canada and mainland Europe and are usually with you in two days (after customs clearance). We are available Monday to Saturday but if possible prefer to close on Sundays.

We consistently rank in the Top 10 most visited Antique shops on Ruby Lane ( there are over 2000 shops!) and we have a loyal following of private collectors from all over the globe. Our small team have many years combined expertise and knowledge in both the antiques and the business world. Our flair for choosing the right item for you and your home has helped us to achieve international success.

With over twenty years experience in the antiques business, we took the leap to retailing on line in 2006 and joined the Ruby Lane community in 2011. Since opening our Ruby Lane shop we have gained PLATINUM status having sold over 1000 items worldwide. We have a following of many loyal and wonderful global customers see their feedback below. Google tells us that two thirds of our shop visitor's are repeat visitors, an indicator of our excellent customer experience. We are delighted to have safely shipped our antiques all over the world to countries including USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Russia, Australia, Italy and a little closer to home.... the UK. We use brand new, eco friendly packaging materials as our number one priority is your purchase arriving in excellent condition and of course as Antiques are the ultimate Green product, we try as much as possible to maintain these Green credentials.

We have sold our antique items to American Historical homes, international interior designers, a major USA decorative art collection, both US and Canadian movie sets, exhibitions, both US and UK museum's and individual specialists. Our antique items have appeared in a USA music video by the group SHEL. We have featured in Country Living Magazine, on the cover of a published Regency Costume book and most recently appeared in an interactive children's book by a Russian Publishing Company. We also offer unique gifts for very special occasions. We are honored to have been included in the first ever August issue, page 5 of the Ruby Read e magazine. We have featured in the Ruby Lane November 2014 edition of Harry Heissmann stylemaker's Top Picks. We have also featured in other on line articles such as Stout's Textiles and Trimmings Life Style blog called 'Design Threads' - see our link to them in our favorite links section. Our objects have often featured in Ruby Lane's own blog by renowned Interior Designer Cathy Whitlock.

We include as standard FREE Air registered and insured shipping to the USA, Canada and mainland Europe. Larger items also ship for FREE to these countries via express courier, arriving in mainland US within 2 days (excluding the month of December). Customer's from other countries will pay a small shipping fee, the difference between our estimated, included USA fee and the actual cost to their destination.

Thanks to Paypal we accept many international currencies including the major credit cards, Visa and American Express. Although our prices are advertised in USD, we are happy to invoice you in USD or GBP, just let us know your preference before purchase.

Our Layaway plan is extremely popular and VERY generous. If you would prefer to purchase an item on lay away, we make it very easy and of course it is interest free. Why not split the total cost into easy monthly payments for up to 6 months maximum starting with a small 10% deposit to make the item yours..

We just have to be your number one place to visit for rare and unusual antiques. If you have never purchased on line before, please be assured that your experience with us will be exceptional. Ruby Lane is a premium antiques venue and is the world's largest curated marketplace. They have strict seller requirements to maintain their outstanding customer experience. Relax, grab a cup of tea and start shopping at Trinity Antiques, England.............

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Below are some recent testimonials from our many satisfied clients.

CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS - From the last six months

Items arrived this morning. Everything perfect. Thank you! HCOB, Ireland, March 2017, repeat customer.

Victoria - Just to let you know the little item arrived safely and it now holds one of my naval portrait miniatures! Thank you so very much! CD, USA, March 2017, repeat customer.

Good morning, Thank you for sending such a beautiful little picture. It is as special as it looked online, very prettily wrapped and expertly packed. Kindest regards. KH, UK, March 2017.

Dear Victoria and Joseph, Today arrived save and sound my two purchases and your “thank you”. I want to thank you very much for this very nice item.
It’s always a pleasure to visit your shops, find new, very interesting items and to buy from you. All the very best up to my next purchase.Thank you very much again and best wishes. JB, Germany, March 2017, repeat customer.

Hi! Just a quick note to let you know the package arrived safe and sound, and I'm very pleased! Thanks for everything and have a great day : ) BM, USA, February 2017.

Dear Victoria and Joseph, The item arrived yesterday. That was a very fast shipping and it was well packed I like the charming item and this intensive blue colour very much! May be I will find something interesting more in your shop. I want to thank you very much for your obligingness, effort and emails. Have a nice weekend. Kindest regards, JB, Germany, February 2017, repeat customer.

Just to let you know the item arrived; it is exquisite. I always find lovely things in your Ruby Lane site. You suit my tastes exactly. HCOB, Ireland, January 2017, repeat customer.

Dear Trinity Antiques, A quick note to tell you all the packages arrived safely. They were well packed and happy to have them here with me. Until next time, KC, USA, January 2017, repeat customer.

My item arrived today-I was not expecting such a big box! I am delighted that the item came from ???'s estate. ???? and I were friends for many years. It makes the item that much more special to me. Thanks, JS, USA, January 2017

Dear Victoria and Joseph Just a quick note to say I rec'd all my items they arrived safely and are beautiful. Thank you Sincerely, MG, USA, January 2017, repeat customer.

Arrived safe!lovely! Thank you, PB, USA, January 2017

Hi, Victoria. Just wanted to let you know that the package arrived safely today. Both items are lovely. Thanks. RK, USA, January 2017, repeat customer.

Dear Victoria and Joseph, Despite snow and icy roads the parcel arrived safely today. It's a lovely item.Thanks for the fast shipping and secure packaging. Kind regards from Holland...JS, The Netherlands, January 2017.

I love this! Perfect gift for a sister! SP, USA, December 2016.

Hello Victoria and Joseph~ Received the Wonderful Little items today. Thank You as always~ BS, USA, December 2016, repeat customer.

This adorable cat knife of a beautiful life history is another darling treasure from the talented and gifted EXPERT antiquer, keep your talents of treasure hunting strong and true!!! JC, USA, December 2016, repeat customer.

Dearest Victoria, we just wanted to let you know that the wonderful little item has been delivered and it is enchanting. It is so attractive in its small size; and as you predicted (you know our tastes so well!) we just love, it is a special addition to our canine menagerie! As always, dealing with you and your team is pure joy. Until the next purchase! VS, UK, November 2016, repeat customer.

Dear Victoria and Joseph, the ites arrived successfully, these beautiful pieces remind me the spirit of high tragedy - Shakespeare's dramas or some oratorios of Handel. Thank you very much! AS, Russia, November 2016 repeat customer.

It is simply breathtaking like the two of you.. JAC, USA, November 2016, repeat customer.

Just to let you know the wonderful item was delivered safely and I just love it! Its age just boggles my mind. Thank you for allowing me time to pay for it. Also I will keep on "eye out" on your shop and hopefully will find other "gems" soon. Thanks again. SG, USA, November 2016, repeat customer.

I received my parcel today. Thank you so much for kind shipping. I am very glad to get my lovely item!! Thank you once again !CO, Japan, November 2016

I commend you on your superb packing. Absolutely perfect! So completely protected... Once again, as always, a stellar purchase! MDW, USA, November 2016, repeat customer.

Hi Victoria -- Just a quick note to let you know that I received this amazing item today and love it! Thanks so much for sharing. MN, USA, November 2016.

Hello Mr. and Mrs. Clark, The item came on Tuesday in fine shape due to your beautiful packaging. It's a lovely piece and will be a great addition to my collection. Many thanks. DT, USA, October 2016.

Hi, I received the item. Thanks again, NL, USA, October 2016, repeat customer.

Your package arrived in today's mail -- safe and sound and in perfect order. The item -- of course -- is lovely -- perfect for the space reserved for it. I am very pleased. I browse your inventory frequently and receive daily notifications from Trinity Antiques. You never disappoint. JJP, USA, October 2016, repeat customer.

Hello Victoria and Joseph~ The little item arrived yesterday!!! It's quite WONDERFUL ! BS, USA, September 2016, repeat customer.

Dear Victoria and Joseph~ Just wanted to let You know that the little Frame arrived today! It is just Magnificent! Even Better in Person! I Love it!!! Your packages are wrapped so Beautifully as well. Love the Toile Paper and Ribbon to match. Your Shoppe is beyond Wonderful. I would like 'everything'! You are a delight to work with!!! BS, USA, September 2016, repeat customer.

Hi Victoria - love my little item (one of the many I have purchased from you over the years) which I have just received. All the very best. SB, Australia, September 2016, repeat customer

I just wanted to say a big thank you! The lovely little item arrived today, ahead of time, and it is enchanting.Thank you as always for your wonderful service. VS, UK, August 2016, repeat customer.

Hi Victoria; I am happy to report that the second piece arrived safely earlier this morning. What a beautiful pair they make! I am very pleased with them as well as your continued excellent customer service. Until the next time..... Kindest regards, TB, Canada, August 2016, repeat customer.

Dear Victoria;‘The item arrived safely earlier today. It is lovely and I can hardly wait for its pair. Thanks and regards, TB, Canada, August 2016, repeat customer.

I wanted to let you know that the item arrived today safe and sound. I cant tell you how much I appreciate the great packing that you do. GT, USA, August 2016.

Victoria, I mean to tell you how lovely the ruby-colored Regency item is. Couldn't be more pleased. Thank you, CV, USA, July 2016.

Cheers for the excellent wrapping you did. The parcel arrived so quickly, I was amazed. Anyway the piece is charming and is gracing my cabinet where I had a few pieces of enameled ormolu miniature furniture. VS, USA, July 2016.

I received the lovely item today. Thank you for the great packaging and speeding mailing. BF, USA, July 2016

Dear Victoria and Joseph,I received this item today and it is gorgeous. Your method of shipping is certainly efficient! Many thanks! JB, USA, June 2016

Both the lovely pieces received safe and sound, very beautiful! Thanks so much as always, have a wonderful weekend. CS, USA, June 2016, repeat customer.

Dear Victoria, we just wanted to let you know that the parcel arrived today, a wonderful surprise (as with all the items we have bought from you
over the years)! Both items have surpassed our expectations. As always they were packed with so much care and just opening the packages was a treat! We would like to thank you and the team for your care and superb service, which is the best we have ever experienced. Until the next purchase! With kindest regards, VS, UK, June 2016, repeat customer.

Victoria, I received the item. It's charming. Thanks again, NL, USA, June 2016 repeat customer.


Dear Victoria, Sorry for not contacting you earlier, everything's here and I'm enchanted as usual! RL, Germany, June 2016, repeat customer

Dear Victoria and team, incomparable miniature item arrived to me safe and sound, thank you very much. Warm regards, AS, Russia, June 2016, repeat customer.

Hi Victoria, Can I tell you how fabulous this item is? I just love it....never have seen another like it. CF, USA, June 2016, repeat customer.

Hello, Victoria and Joseph, my item arrived safely and I am delighted with it. Thank you so much! I shall keep watching your site:) Best wishes, MS, USA, June 2016.

Hi Victoria - item arrived safe 'n sound, beautifully wrapped and presented as usual. No doubt you'll be tempting me with another treasure before long so I'll 'talk' to you then. Regards SB, Australia, June 2016, repeat customer.

Love it, thanks. SJ, USA, May 2016

Good Day to you Victoria! Just wanting to let you know that the item arrived safely...and I just LOVE this! It is so incredibly SWEET and CHARMING! I am so very pleased with it...Thank you , Thank you , Thank You! Again my many Thanks for the opportunity to purchase this and for allowing me to do so by those monthly payments. Looking forward to the next one... CM, USA, May 2016, repeat customer.