If you were to read my About Us, on my site here, you'd see a theme running through all that I've done and do when it comes to my business ventures. It's a consistent thread that shouts out that Ruth loves to sell great product and work with the fine people behind that product. End of story. I've had the fortune over the past 30 plus years to have done just that, through various forms and sizes of businesses. But it ALL started very humbly in 1985, working with the artisans of Haiti, spurred by my job changing and no longer...
So very very grateful for the many ways that our virtual world is serving to connect us...to our work, to information, to support groups, to our families and friends, to so many businesses/services that have ramped up and adapted their online portals to better serve the community at large. No, I can not imagine what it would be like to "shelter in place" without ALL of this. We are so fortunate.
So fortunate for the offer of my friend Sammy of Asian Barn/NYC to put in front of his customers, the last bits of inventory I had in Chinese Antiques. Feel free to check out online (NYC noted in sku) or, of course in person, at Asian Barn, on 19th St, between 6th and 7th. Let him know Ruth sent you.
Hard to believe that for 20 years I've been immersed in the business of selling Chinese Antique Furniture online. Pioneers, being the first online only seller of this genre of furniture. Now that's something to tout eh?
Been a good run but time to retire the business. Been an absolute joy seeing my World Grow throughout the years.
I've been selling furniture online since 2000. In 2004 I established my presence in High Point NC as an exhibitor at the bi annual High Point Furniture Market. All these years later I maintain a presence in High Point that has had me relocating geographically more than I care to admit. However, the continuity of the people I've grown as my community remains to be my constant.