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Address: 7620 Girard Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4420
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Amazing selection and benefits a great cause

We were looking for a consignment shop and happened across Ark. Proceeds benefit a local animal non-profit organization. The items on display were incredible...jewelry, fine... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
Roberta B
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Roselle, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a consignment shop and happened across Ark. Proceeds benefit a local animal non-profit organization. The items on display were incredible...jewelry, fine china, oriental art, statuary, furniture...impeccably clean and organized. Two beautiful parrots keep the non-shoppers amused while others browse.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

At last count, this nonprofit organization has helped over 60 different animal charities. A win-win, because the store's inventory is fabulous. You can purchase something wonderful and help animal causes at the same time. Don't miss the Chinese section -- porcelain, snuff bottles, jade, bronze, lacquer ware, wood carvings, cloisonne, etc. The silver serving pieces are magnificent. They also have... More 

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Thank illinois travelere
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

My favorite store in La Jolla, Ca. I buy and sell at this unique non profit store! Please take the time to visit & shop or perhaps consign. Jewerly, fine art, furniture, silver, and other items! Very interesting!

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Thank Linda L
Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

I was looking for something to do before my Segway tour and found this antique shop. It is really a thrift shop/consignment shop of high quality household items. The beneficiary of the "profits" is an animal shelter. The staff (all volunteers?) were very friendly and helpful. China, crystal and silver were often displayed on beautiful tables. Lots of beautiful things... More 

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Thank jacquelinerose5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

By accident, I went into the shop, spent half day there, enjoying checking around variety of staff the carry. Each piece is unique. ARK Antique is definitely a place for people hunting unique staff.

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Thank Cheng R
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

If you love Animal Charities and Fine Asian Artifacts, Collectibles China, Antiques, Estate Jewelry and Expensive Furniture you won't be disappointed at The Arks meticulous selection of treasures. Plus you can feel good about the philanthropic contributions they make because of your impulse purchase of that bit-chin Vintage Bracelet and pair of Fu Dogs.

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Thank Challenger007
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

We go to the Ark Antiques on every visit to San Diego. It's a donation supported shop that benefits animal causes. Some of the best jewelry and art. Merchandise turns frequently. You never know what will be there. If you like antiques, must see.

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