Locally Richmond: Guillermina Asian Art and Antiques

The inventory in Guillermina LaFever’s self-named store is not all she owns. She constantly rotates pieces between the store, storage and her home. (Photo by Brittany Kirstin)

Guillermina Emy LaFever is the owner of Guillermina Asian Art and Antiques, an antique shop specializing in Japanese items, but with a growing collection of pieces from all over the world. She began the business in 1981, managing shops in throughout the Bay Area, before finding a home for the shop in Point Richmond 18 years ago.

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Point Richmond is not your normal walk in the art

Every third Thursday, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., downtown Point Richmond transforms itself into a little party and art mecca. Residents, near or far, roam the sleepy streets by the tunnel, and stop into a variety of galleries and studios to chat with artists or owners. And if that wasn’t cool enough, visitors are…

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