50s-90s clothing, sterling jewelry, & home decor

Stonington, Connecticut · 5705 Sales


50s-90s clothing, sterling jewelry, & home decor

Stonington, Connecticut 5705 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   new items daily | worldwide & combined shipping | layaway plans

follow us on Instagram for shop updates @NomadsNovelties

look for us at Brimfield this coming September - Shelton spaces F28&F36


Last updated on Jul 22, 2017

new items daily | worldwide & combined shipping | layaway plans

follow us on Instagram for shop updates @NomadsNovelties

look for us at Brimfield this coming September - Shelton spaces F28&F36

Nomads Novelties

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lapis & onyx jewelry - how can you go wrong?!

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this barristers bookcase is too good to be true! message if interested!

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vintage solid brass duck bird bookends
vintage solid brass duck bird bookends
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Welcome to Nomads Novelties!

We are a girlfriend and boyfriend duo from Southeastern Connecticut with a common love for vintage & antiques. Some of our first dates were at the Goodwill that was down the street from the college we met at. What first started out as something that we thought we were doing for fun later turned into our full time jobs.

Nomads' Novelties was born out of that common love for 'junk' that we share. We believe that the majority of the items that can be found in our shop represent a wildly popular nomadic time in life: the 60s, 70s, and 80s. On the other side of the token, our shop allows us to be a bit nomadic ourselves. While our roots are planted in Connecticut, our store has taken us all over the country in search of incredible forgotten pieces of history.

For us, Nomads' Novelties is a passion for always being on the lookout for our next treasure. It's the love of the feeling we get when the weather for the next coming Sunday, AKA flea market day, is predicted to be warm and sunny, and the sadness we feel when the forecast says rain. It's the rush we get when pulling up to a flea market, thrift store, or estate sale not knowing what we will come across. If we're lucky enough to go to all three in one day, the feeling is indescribable! We drive mile after mile, skip out on Saturday nights to wake up at as early as 2 A.M. to drive hours away for a pick, and dig through piles of 'junk' to ensure our shop is stocked with unique vintage and antique items every week, and we wouldn't have it any other way. We hope you all love our curation of treasures as much as we love curating them for you!

Thanks for being part of the journey,
Emily & Seth

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Shop members

  • Emily Mantell

    Owner, Curator

  • Seth Matteson

    Owner, Curator

Shop policies

Last updated on November 24, 2016
Welcome to our shop! Here we sell curated vintage goods that we just couldn't leave behind at the many flea markets and thrift stores we visit. We always strive to provide our customers with unique, one-of-a-kind items. New items are added weekly. Thanks for stopping by!

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
We accept payment by credit / debit cards, PayPal, and Etsy gift cards. Connecticut residents are subject to 6.35% sales tax.
Your order will be shipped in one to seven business days from North Stonington, Connecticut (06359). We ship Monday thru Saturday, excluding holidays that the USPS recognizes.

The shipping cost is dependent on the weight and size of your order along with the amount of materials it takes to package it. Calculated shipping is turned on, so the shipping cost is almost always accurate, but in the uncommon event that you are charged in excess we will send you a refund of the difference. If you are buying more than one item, your shipping cost will automatically combine at checkout. If you purchased multiple items in separate orders, we will combine the shipping for you and send you a refund once we package your complete order.

Insurance is included in all priority mail orders and any first class packages over the value of $100. If you are unsure if your item has insurance, or wish to purchase insurance before checking out, please message us.

International Buyers – Please Note:

Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility.

Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying.
Refunds and Exchanges
All sales are final unless the item was grossly misrepresented by us. The item(s) you purchase will show signs of use, wear, and age as they are vintage or antique. Each item is described in detail in the description and will have photos provided of any notable flaws with the piece. It is up to the customer to read the description in full and look at each photo closely & carefully. All items are left as we found them.

IF YOUR ITEM BREAKS DURING SHIPMENT, you must immediately provide us with photos of the damage to the item, as well as photos of the box it came in and the photos of the packaging (ie: bubble wrap, packing peanuts, etc.), along with the label on the box. We cannot file insurance claims without all photos available to us. If you do not follow these steps, you will not be eligible to receive a refund. No exceptions.

We cannot be held responsible if the item is shipped to the incorrect address (for example, if you moved but forgot to change your old address to your new address). It is up to the buyer to ensure that their shipping address provided to Etsy is current and up-to-date.

We cannot be held responsible for a package being stolen or lost during transit. Purchasing insurance will ensure protection against lost mail - see shipping policies for info.