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My love of antiques and everything vintage began with my Father Jay.

As the youngest of 6 kids (all named with 4 letters beginning with the letter J), I grew up in the 'way-back' of the family's station wagon and dragged everywhere I didn't want to go or be (except for the beach that is, Thanks Mom!). Little did I know then, it was the incubation period for Jaybird Finds.

These road-trips, up and through all of the Northeast, mayo jar, car-sickness and all (sorry Grandma, those were beautiful white leather gloves you had) were the beginnings of Jaybird Finds.

I must have been listening and learning as I held my nose in every dusty, musty barn and antique shop I was brought into. Thinking I had unfit parents and not knowing if I was going to make it out alive (the 'way-…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 26
  • Joined August 11, 2011

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Glass, Crystal, Wood, Velvet, Wool, Fur, Leather, Sequence, China, Ceramic, Bakelite, Gold, Silver

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About

My love of antiques and everything vintage began with my Father Jay.

As the youngest of 6 kids (all named with 4 letters beginning with the letter J), I grew up in the 'way-back' of the family's station wagon and dragged everywhere I didn't want to go or be (except for the beach that is, Thanks Mom!). Little did I know then, it was the incubation period for Jaybird Finds.

These road-trips, up and through all of the Northeast, mayo jar, car-sickness and all (sorry Grandma, those were beautiful white leather gloves you had) were the beginnings of Jaybird Finds.

I must have been listening and learning as I held my nose in every dusty, musty barn and antique shop I was brought into. Thinking I had unfit parents and not knowing if I was going to make it out alive (the 'way-back' & mayo jar were looking like the Penthouse suite at the Ritz Carlton right about then) unbeknownst to me, I was being given an education of a lifetime and an eye for special and unique finds like none other.

Now, 40+ years later, I have decided to share what my Dad Jay, had shared and taught me by hatching, Jaybird Finds.

Visit my shop, follow me on Pinterest, Facebook & Twitter...no need to hold your nose:

www.etsy.com/shop/jaybirdfinds
www.pinterest.com/jaybirdfinds
www.facebook.com/jaybirdfinds
www.twitter.com/jaybirdfinds

Blog coming soon...

Since I'm just beginning to list my items, please feel free to convo me if you have a specific item in mind. Odds are I have it and your request will make the listing prioritization process for Jaybird Finds much more efficient for both of us.

Thank you. Jill

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