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Chinese furniture & antiques from the oriental specialist

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.
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Wednesday December 07, 2016
The art of arranging accessories
We’re constantly inspired by the pictures you send us of Shimu furniture in your homes. This week I wanted to write about the ways you can personalise a piece with carefully-chosen and beautifully arranged accessories, which is something I see all the time in your real-life images. Here are my top tips for arranging accessories……

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Wednesday November 23, 2016
New! Exquisite Indian Tassar Patta paintings now in stock
Just arrived with us and perfect as a special Christmas gift are a series of beautiful Tassar Patta paintings based on the tree of life design. Tassar Patta is an ancient style of painting from the Orissa region in eastern India. Originally painted on palm leaves using natural pigments, they depict a variety of themes,…

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Sunday November 13, 2016
Details tell a story in Beijing
I’m heading home from Beijing now so it’s a good time to reflect on another very useful few days. I’ve caught up with the main suppliers that we buy our Chinese antiques from and lined up more gorgeous pieces to ship in the new year. We already have one container due to leave Beijing at…

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