Fabulous Finds A Peek Inside Consignment Shops

October 04, 1992|By Yolanda Garfield

TC Consignment shopping feels like discovering gold at the end of the rainbow.

It's a treasure hunt with many satisfied participants.

The shopkeeper earns a commission by selling clients' furniture and accessories -- some new, some not. The clients -- artisans, antiquers and homeowners who are changing decor -- recoup some of their investment in the pieces when they sell. And the savvy shopper who patiently scouts in consignment shops takes home the value-priced treasures.

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