The Nature of Authenticity

At PRIMITIVE, authentic means used and/or intended for use by the indigenous people. In this context you will not find things made for tourism or export, but instead, original objects...



Living + Collecting

As the tag line at PRIMITIVE, Living + Collecting is about creating interior spaces that help show how one can live with there collections in a way that is both elegant and enjoyable...



The New Collectible

PRIMITIVE Collectible Home is a new division that asserts the new collectible is found in select luxury furnishings from brands such as Ralph Lauren Home and Aerin Lauder...


Blog Posts
  1. 365 Memorial Days per Year - Ancestor Worship Around the World Glen Joffe 7 hours 40 mins ago
  2. Nature’s Alchemy – Petrified Wood Glen Joffe 19-May-2017
  3. Exercising Feminine Power - Maternity Figures in Traditional African Art Glen Joffe 11-May-2017
  4. Antique Chinese Furniture – A Quick Primer Glen Joffe 05-May-2017
Stories & Descriptions

Discover more information about the culture and history behind many of these beautiful select objects, artifacts, antiques and furnishings–click here

“Cultural objects tell stories; and in each story a simple message is found—all cultures are the same, we just express ourselves differentlyGLEN JOFFE, OWNER