The Prim Merchant

Lexington, South Carolina

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Last updated on March 18, 2011
In a world where computers, ipods and cellphones have dominated our lives, the time-honored arts of our forebears has lost its way, or, in most cases, simply forgotten. The wonderful knowledge of sewing, painting, and creating has given way to technology.

Through inspiration, encouragement and motivation, we strive to recreate and teach the lost or ’forgotten’ arts. Our goal is to preserve the past for future generations. Teaching naïve arts to children through 4-H groups and summer programming at recreation centers and camps, we feel our goal is being reached and beyond.

We are a philanthropic group, gladly donating our time, efforts and a portion of our profits to benefit others. We have donated to purchase books for a local library and given of our time and inventory to the Lancaster Folk Art Society whose goal is to keep the naive arts alive.

Join with us as we provide a little bit of the past for the future through simplicity. But most of all remember: live, laugh, love and learn.

Accepted payment methods

Returns and exchanges
Due to the nature of the articles we provide, refunds are not available. Insurance against loss or damage during transit is not included in the shipping fee but is made available for an additional fee if desired.
We gladly accept your personal check, money order and Paypal. If paying by personal check or money order, payment must be received within five (5) business days. Your order will be shipped when we are assured of clearance by your bank/institution, usually ten (10) business days. If paying by Paypal, order is shipped usually within two business days.
An order may be cancelled within 48 hours of the transaction with no penalty. If after 48 hours, a 25% cancellation fee will apply.
All articles are shipped via USPS. If you need another carrier other than USPS, PLEASE notify us by email for shipping fees BEFORE you buy. International shipping is not available at this time.
Additional policies and FAQs
Each and every article is handmade with great care by a Primitive Artisan. Due to the nature of the materials we use discoloration, knots, bumps and overall flaws in the fabric and materials are not considered defects. They only add to the charm of the handcrafted piece which is sure to become
tomorrow’s treasure.

The Prim Merchant…
preserving the past for future generations.