Furniture Cool, Yes. Unique, No.
My husband and I purchased what we were told to be a one of a kind Armoire from Primitives. We spent our honeymoon money on it, thinking we were buying an heirloom piece. We still like it, but have found many, many like it at other Old World furniture stores in Austin. Most are at least half the price. I also distinctly remember an almost snooty saleswoman telling me about a tapestry being hand-made by a group of nuns in Italy. I turned it over to see a tag stating Made in New York. I didn't have the heart to tell her, but instead let her continue on making up such an inventive story. They do have some neat things, I just don't think they are original and with some savvy shopping, you can find almost identical items in town for half the price.
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