About Us | Soaring Hawk Vintage

The Shop 
Soaring Hawk Vintage is a North Carolina online-only retailer offering antiques, vintage items, books, and collectibles to a global community of savvy collectors. We specialize in antique cookbooks, rare books, fine art, and unique decorative collectibles; among our favorite eras are the 1940's and 1960's. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, we have the privilege of being surrounded by some of the nation's top universities, minds, multi-national corporations, military bases, as well as, a historically rich agricultural community. Thousands of families and individuals have migrated through the Carolinas, thankfully brought their art, books, memorabilia, and history along with them. The Carolinas serve as a fertile resource for uncovering a wide variety of amazing treasures for the shop. We hand select every piece found in our inventory, each and every week. You may have seen us on Etsy, eBay, or other selling marketplaces when shopping for your favorites. Over the years, our customers have found that they can rely on our accuracy and commitment to selecting one of a kind, meticulously described finds. Items are photographed with the intent of delivering a near in-person shopping experience. Orders ship on time at SHV and we are diligent about making sure your order is safely packaged to arrive intact. Our clients also know that Soaring Hawk Vintage will leave no stone unturned to try and located that missing piece of their collection. SHV proudly serves a diverse client base of thousands around the world including private collectors, theater prop masters, the motion picture industry, interior designers, food staging professionals, and more. Soaring Hawk Vintage was originally founded on Etsy in 2014 and has since evolved into a global favorite of collectors on every continent.

The Founder  
Dana Summitt is the founder and vintage connoisseur behind Soaring Hawk Vintage. It all began as a childhood passion for collecting antiques, collectibles, and vintage fashions, but has evolved into a full time adventure. With a degree in Liberal Arts from Ball State University, a thirst for knowledge, and over a decade of experience in the eCommerce industry, she has created an adept sense of how to connect a global audience with their favorite art, antiques, rare books, collectibles, and more. She has an innate sense of what the collector loves. She resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with her family, surrounded by the tall whispering pines for which the beautiful Carolinas are known.