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I 'm a second generation antique dealer. My parents, Richard and Norma Bury, ran their business, Bury Farm Antiques, for over 50 years from our home in rural Madison County NY. At that time, a day of antiquing would take you on a wonderful gallivant into the country side. As a girl I couldn't wait to help my Mom unpack her treasures from her latest buying trip or auction.  Mom and Dad's customers were often dealers from other parts of the country "picking" the area. Many of them returning year after year becoming fond friends of my parents. Their visits often ended at the kitchen table over a bowl of home made soup. The conversations were always lively with talk of the latest finds, researching an attribution for a recently discovered portrait or the latest news in the Maine Antique Digest. Some of my earliest memories are of these visits with a most interesting group of people who are now some of the most respected dealers in country.

  I started my business in Cazenovia in 1981 after studying fashion design at Cazenovia College. Then a summer in London with Syracuse University to study the history of fashion. A great experience that helped me find my passion for vintage clothing which I started buying when shopping the markets with my Mom. I had a talent for restoration of textiles and vintage jewelry that helped me make a profit on my "finds". Mom was willing to support my efforts by giving me a space in one of her shop rooms. ........

After a lifetime in the antique business I still love the wonderfully wacky & passionate people who can't get enough of the thrill of the hunt, the high of the the find and the art of the deal!