Hello and Welcome to Panda Country Primitives!
Our names are Phyllis and Alex Caramanica. Thirty-four years ago we started a small family business out of our home in Northport, Long Island making and selling historically accurate reproduction baskets. As we were looking for a name to call our venture, it occurred to us that our first initials would suffice. P and A became Panda. Many years have come and gone since then. For one thing, we no longer weave baskets! But we have expanded our line to include all that you see here and more. Thirteen years ago, we moved to our 1790 Farm House here in Bucks County, PA; our name moved with us, and we are still known to friends and customers alike as Panda, and we kind of like it that way! After doing several shows a year in our home, for over 20 years, we have decided to semi-retire! However, we didn't want to get out of the business completely so we've created this online shop. We're very excited about this next chapter of our lives and hope that you will be too! Several times a year, we carefully shop for and select some of the very best work from the gifted group of artisans we present here. These exceptional reproductions all have the look and feel of America's past. Their media includes: Folk Art, Hand woven textiles, Hand forged iron, Pewter, Fraktur, Pottery, and more. With very few exceptions everything is made here in America, and we are proud to be able to offer these wonderful primitive and Early American finds to you! Thank you for stopping by, and we hope you enjoy your visit with us.
Phyllis and Alex