Jan Gilbrecht's Profile
I started my shop, Anna's Arcana, to help support my junk shop habit and to provide an outlet for items in rotation out of my home. I like to think of it as my personally curated junk store of dreams. I know it's the junk store of my dreams - I hope yours as well.
I am a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, now a resident of Oakland, an amazing City that never ceases to surprise and delight me. Somehow we Bay Areans are also graced with some of the most awesome flea markets, second hand stores, garage sales and swap meets in the country (trust me - I've been around).
I've always been a scavenger and gleaner, but over the years its moved beyond a hobby to a personal art form for me. My tiny home is lined with shelves and surfaces crowded with a range of strange and wonderful objects. With a few exceptions, I have learned to hold only…
- Joined December 7, 2008