ArcaneObjects

Purveyors of antiques and fine stationery supplies.

American Canyon, California

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Announcement    Thanks for your fantastic reviews! We're clearing out some inventory and doing some home improvement projects this summer. Hopefully, we'll be able to photograph a group of vintage cameras we found in a box very soon.

I have another Etsy shop dedicated to selling my artwork and design work. I also have more masks listed there. Please check it out and like it! THANKS! https://www.etsy.com/shop/CarleneLikesYou

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Announcement

Last updated on Jun 8, 2021

Thanks for your fantastic reviews! We're clearing out some inventory and doing some home improvement projects this summer. Hopefully, we'll be able to photograph a group of vintage cameras we found in a box very soon.

I have another Etsy shop dedicated to selling my artwork and design work. I also have more masks listed there. Please check it out and like it! THANKS! https://www.etsy.com/shop/CarleneLikesYou

If there's something that's not on sale that you're looking at, use the coupon code THANKYOU in the promotions/discounts field at check-out to save 10% off of your order.

Follow us on social media: @arcaneobjects
Instagram: https://instagram.com/arcaneobjects
Twitter: https://twitter.com/arcaneobjects
Facebook: https://facebook.com/arcaneobjects

If you haven't yet signed up for our newsletter, please do! We offer special discount codes and free shipping codes to newsletter subscribers. You can sign up in the footer of our stand-alone "powered by Etsy" shop https://arcaneobjects.patternbyetsy.com/

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Cameras are next in our “to photograph” bin. There are roughly 8 vintage cameras in our queue!
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About ArcaneObjects

Sales 3,536
On Etsy since 2009

We love quirky antiques and vintage items so we decided to sell them!

Arcane Objects specializes in selling eclectic antiques, antique cameras, typewriters, calligraphy & fine art supplies, and anything antique with a lens! Established in 2007, we are based in the gorgeous Napa Valley of California. We source our quality art supplies and calligraphy supplies throughout the world and have recently added lines from France, The Netherlands, Italy and Mexico.

This business was started as a way to pay the rent while we were working on our first indie film "Ringers: Lord of the Fans."

This filmmaking thing morphed from us being co-workers to best-friends then into love, and eventually marriage. It's hard to find another human obsessed with pop-culture, filmmaking, "Lord of the Rings", vintage typewriters, vintage cameras and flea markets - but we did it!

Carlene was a professional illustrator, indie filmmaker and an award-winning fine artist, then went on to run the online art supply store for The Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Here, she learned much about fine art supplies and suppliers. She now works to source the finest quality art supplies and antiques for our Etsy store.

John, (a musician) is also a professional video producer, editor and videographer. He also loves vintage cameras, magic lanterns, typewriters, antique microscopes and anything with a lens.

We share a deep interest in all things arcane and since the free online cryptozoological phrenology clinic we founded didn’t pan out, it was on to plan “B.” (Apparently the Yeti of Tibet don’t have internet access yet.) Happily, you do – so we hope you enjoy our store. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about our stuff or suggestions on what to carry. You can also find us online at https://arcaneobjects.com

Our office hours for questions and issues are Monday - Friday from 9 am to 6 pm PST. (West Coast time.)

We hope you enjoy our highly curated "Arcane Objects" as much as we enjoy searching for them! Thanks for visiting our shop - and have a great day!

Shop members

  • Arcane Objects

    Owner, Curator, Photographer

    Hi! We're Carlene and John, a husband and wife team based out of the Napa Valley in lovely California. One of us is a fine artist and the other a musician. We hope you enjoy our highly curated finds in our Etsy shop!

Production partners

  • Art of Where

    QC, Canada

    Art of Where is a community driven production studio that custom creates high quality wearable garments and accessories printed with artwork. They combine the worlds of art, paper, print, sewing and locally made goods with only the best raw materials to realize artwork on a wide range of mediums.

  • Gooten

    NY, United States

    Gooten is a Print on Demand production and fulfillment partner located in New York City. They print our designs on products and ship them to our customers for us.

  • Print-on-demand drop shipper

    Chatsworth, CA

    A printing, fulfilling, warehousing and drop-shipping partner for small creative businesses.

  • Printify

    San Francisco, CA

    Printify is a print on demand platform that prints and drop ships these products.

Shop policies

More information

Last updated on Feb 23, 2021
Frequently asked questions
Returns or Exchanges

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns or exchanges on opened art materials and on delicate antiques. Please see individual product descriptions for information on which items we accept returns. If there is something wrong with your order, please let us know right away! We will happily accept an exchange or refund.

Care instructions

We try to answer most questions you may have in the product description. However, if there are any additional questions you may have, please feel free to contact us. We try to respond very quickly to any questions on our items. For our antiques, we try our best to list the condition of the item. Again, we're happy to answer your questions so that you can be confident with your purchase!

Custom and personalized orders

At this time we cannot create custom or personalized orders. Most of our calligraphy sets come "as is." If customization is possible it will be noted in the listing and you will be able to choose variables via a drop-down menu. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions!

Shipping Times

We ship orders out within 1 to 4 business days after receipt of order. (Usually the next business day.) This is not delivery time! This is how long it takes us to pack the item and ship it out. You can add in the delivery time after you receive an email that your item has shipped.

Smaller items ship via USPS First Class mail which takes up to seven days to the East Coast of the USA. If your item weighs over a pound, it ships via USPS Priority Mail - which takes 1 to 3 days from the day it ships out to arrive within the USA.

We ship larger, bulky or heavy items via FedEx Ground / Home Delivery, which is ground delivery throughout the U.S. If you need an item faster, please choose Expedited Shipping.

We ship from Northern California.