Roberta Schilling has been a well-known Miami presence in the luxury furniture and antique collectibles market. Originally from Minas Gerais state, Brazil, Schilling first arrived in Florida as a student. Having learned from her mother who owned an antique shop in Minas Gerais, Schilling established Roberta Schilling in 1995. She has since expanded her brand to include collections of decorative glassware, luxury accessories, and natural-fiber textiles. Schilling is also an established resource for collectors of colonial period Brazilian antiques.