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Chinese furniture & antiques from the oriental specialists

A leading specialist in Chinese furniture since 2003, Shimu offers traditionally crafted oriental furniture, as well as an extensive selection of restored Chinese antique furniture and other beautiful home accessories inspired by the east.

Choose from our classic and contemporary furniture handcrafted in reclaimed elm wood, or browse our unrivalled selection of antique Chinese cabinets, tables and chests. We can also make furniture to your specifications or source that special antique piece for you. We deliver throughout the UK and can arrange overseas delivery on request. Visit our showroom or order online.

Latest from the shimu blog

Wednesday November 25, 2015
Some favourite Chinese antiques from my recent trip to Beijing
I have finally had a chance to draw breath after my trip to China earlier this month, so I thought now would be a good time to share some of the favourite antique pieces I selected from our various suppliers in Beijing when I was over there. I should say first of all that it […]

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Tuesday November 10, 2015
Fluffy dogs and hairy crabs in Shanghai
I arrived in Shanghai last Wednesday in time to check on the final container of our Classical Chinese Furniture due to leave before Christmas. Whilst some pieces were already finished, others were still at the woodwork stage. It’s always interesting to see our furniture in the various stages of production, as well a good opportunity […]

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Friday October 30, 2015
The transformation of Talliston House & Gardens
We were thrilled and intrigued when we discovered the story behind the recent purchase of a cabinet and some birdcage lamps. Our customer John Trevillian is the mastermind behind Talliston House & Gardens – a three bed ex-council semi which he purchased a quarter of a century ago and then set about transforming. Talliston means […]

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