Tag Archives: ~Rare Beautiful Things~

Introducing Rare Beautiful Things New Website

It’s been some years since Damany and I started Rare Beautiful Things, collecting goods as we traveled, inspired by numbers of people walking into our home and asking, “where did you get this ashtray (or pillow, bag, etc…)?”. We began … Continue reading

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Expanded Tips for Buying Rugs Abroad

When Grant Martin of Gadling asked me if I would be interested in doing a short video interview about tips for rug buying abroad, I jumped on it.  How cool, I thought, and started writing up some points I could … Continue reading

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When the Time is Right

I’m realizing that when you decide to take an extended trip the instant stigma you get is that you are running away from all of your responsibilities to chill for six months or something – like, “fuck it, I’d rather … Continue reading

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The Resolution: 2011

“This year, I resolve to never make a resolution again.”  I was probably about 10 years old when I heard my grandmother say those words.  And to me, it was the best idea in the world!  I hated those papers … Continue reading

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Guatemala In A Whirlwind

“Would you mind if I took off like a Thursday, Friday, and Monday to skip out to Guatemala for a few days and see my friend Alayna?”  I asked my boss after work one day.  “She was supposed to go … Continue reading

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Disasters Usually Make for Good Stories…

It was Damany and I’s first trip together.  We were to fly into Madrid, catch a train to Sevilla, pick up our rental car, and drive directly to our hotel outside of Algeciras.  It sounded like alot of traveling just … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH OF RARE BEAUTIFUL THINGS

A few hours in Morocco is what did this to us…by “this” I refer to the catching of the travel bug, and an addiction, or need, to interact with different cultures and collect their crafts…to bring home a little piece … Continue reading

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