We retired in 2002 from upstate N.Y. and moved to New Bern NC. We have run New Bern Emporium (B&C Sales) for 12 years.We have 4 large booths in upscale
New Berne Antiques and Collectibles Mall. http://new-berne-antiques-and-collectibles.com
New Berne Antiques was voted "The Best Place to Buy Antiques 2007, 2010 and 2013", and second place in 2008, 2009 & 2012 by a readers choice survey of the New Bern Sun Journal.
Over the past 2 years the production and set crew from the TV show "Sleepy Hollow" has filmed several episodes here in New Bern NC and have frequented and purchased several items which have been included in the episodes. It's cool to see some of our furniture and accessories show up on TV.
Our Mall, New Berne Antiques has 12,500 sq ft of space, over 50 dealers and is packed with a wide range of first rate, quality, diverse antiques & vintage collectibles in all price ranges from depression glass, household items, etc. to American art pottery, fine glassware, jewelry, silver, and other high end items in all price ranges. The business is now dealer owned and managed as an LLC / Co-Op. As such we screen and approve all new dealers and merchandise.
Customer satisfaction has always been our first priority.
I am the business manager for the LLC in which we are a shareholder.
We have a 24' by 26' studio / workshop with several work / tool stations as well as 2 large desk work benches in our garage where we create in stained glass, jewelry, wood and crafts.