Divine Antiques llc, a distinguished online antique shop headquartered in Oregon, offers
unique and unusual estate silver, period jewelry, trousseau quality
linens and textiles, vintage clothes, lingerie, handbags, boudoir and
vanity items, rare antiques and more.
President and CEO Linda Kraai, a dedicated connoisseur and collector herself, traces her
interest in history and antiques back to a young age, which inspired her avid lifelong study of the
Professionally Linda worked for many years in the corporate environment where through various
management positions in key areas such as accounting, payables,
receivables, purchasing, cash control and treasury operations, she
successfully learned all aspects of operating a multimillion dollar
company, while gaining excellent business training and experience for future entrepreneurial endeavors.
After additional education, training and
certification by the Gemological Institute of America, the world's
foremost authority in gemology research and education, Linda began her
first independent venture specializing in antique and estate jewelry.
Shortly thereafter, to better capitalize on her extensive business
experience and wide antiques knowledge base, Linda expanded to a larger
storefront in the historic Sellwood antique district of Portland, Oregon
where she was able to offer a full line of general antiques and
collectibles. For many years she also participated in a number of
prominent general, as well as specialized antique shows, all over the
Consecutively co-owning and operating several other businesses during these years further increased Linda's business acumen.
Extensive travel throughout the United States, Europe and Mexico
continues to contribute to her broad antique and history knowledge base,
as well as provides an opportunity to obtain wonderful, unique
Her online antique shop, Divine Antiques, is a vital source for discriminating interior
decorators, fashion industry designers, Hollywood's elite, movie
costumers, clothiers, trade professionals, collectors and others who
appreciate the divine and exceptional.
She maintains a number of professional affiliations, including the
Vintage Fashion Guild, the Fashion Industry Network and National
Association of Professional Women, to name a few.
Linda, a devoted mother, proud grandmother and dedicated wife of more
than 30 years is passionate about supporting programs that assist
the needy, disabled, veterans and especially children.