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My childhood home was filled with art, antiques, and music. It was a happy time and although my parents encouraged me to have a profession they also encouraged me to study art, and music, and... to collect. It didn't matter what I collected as long as I collected!

I started college as a Fine Arts major with an emphasis in painting but finished with a degree in Occupational Therapy. I loved it, and found it to be a great creative outlet. While practicing OT, my interest grew in fine crafts and I eventually built a studio for weaving, ceramics, and jewelry. I mostly sold through galleries, and when time allowed, at juried art shows.

Sometime in the 1980s I started incorporating antiques into my life. Knowing the techniques used to make an object afforded me a unique understanding of the piece itself. Today, I do a lot of appraisal work for…

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  • Born on May 2
  • Joined July 5, 2010

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My childhood home was filled with art, antiques, and music. It was a happy time and although my parents encouraged me to have a profession they also encouraged me to study art, and music, and... to collect. It didn't matter what I collected as long as I collected!

I started college as a Fine Arts major with an emphasis in painting but finished with a degree in Occupational Therapy. I loved it, and found it to be a great creative outlet. While practicing OT, my interest grew in fine crafts and I eventually built a studio for weaving, ceramics, and jewelry. I mostly sold through galleries, and when time allowed, at juried art shows.

Sometime in the 1980s I started incorporating antiques into my life. Knowing the techniques used to make an object afforded me a unique understanding of the piece itself. Today, I do a lot of appraisal work for lawyers, accountants, and clients.

To this day, there is nothing that excites me more than to make or find that special something and share it with you.

I hope you enjoy the spirit of my site and the treasures you find.

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