Thank you for visiting Mo
FIN. We began this venture by traveling the world searching for interesting and unusual items for
the customers we have gotten to know for over 25 years
in the design industries. What we found was a new
perspective on art, decoration and design. As world
cultures have melded, often collided, in recent times,
we see old ideas that become new ones to another
culture. Things that are mundane tools to some , become
striking, creative flourishes to others. In visiting
tribal areas, we understand now how Picasso, Braque and
Gauguin were inspired to create some of their most
endearing works. Discarded pieces that were hand carved,
and further sculpted by the forces of nature, are
visually riveting in the context of modern society.
Stone and wood, that we find chic or intriguing, have
been used in spiritual meditation rituals for centuries.
Our contemporary collections are crafted by the same
people whose ancestors created the antiques. Perhaps now
we understand Gauguin�s query, expressed in his painting
" Where do we come from, who are we, where are we
Alas, by getting to know other cultures, and the objects
that help define them, we understand more about
ourselves. We are truly one world, one people, divided
only by water and imaginary boundaries.
Enjoy browsing our galleries. We have categorized these
pieces, as best we can. Keep in mind the individual
nature of the items, and the limited availability of
Our remote San Diego
warehouse is open by appointment, and filled with the
magic that comes from the gathering and curation of
these diverse collections.
When you find a piece that
interests you, contact us, and we will send you, by
email or post, a listing of like items in stock or on
the way. Our Contemporary Collection is growing daily,
and we welcome your ideas for custom created items, as
we respect your appreciation for maintaining the world�s
resources for future generations.