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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

Thursday September 15, 2016
Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival
As you know, we love to dip into Chinese culture and share what we know with you. You’ll already be aware of the importance of festivals to the Chinese, and one of the most significant of all is celebrated over the next couple of days- the Mid-Autumn Festival. So what do we know about its…

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Friday September 02, 2016
Cosy up with autumnal shades
As the weather begins to cool and the days grow shorter, our thoughts turn to autumn. We love an excuse to update our decor, and there’s no reason why the interior of our homes shouldn’t reflect the changes outside. So why not embrace the season’s beautiful colours? The harvest months showcase the earth’s richest hues,…

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Wednesday August 17, 2016
The Origins of Kung Fu
Chinese culture is endlessly rich and fascinating, and we occasionally like to dip in and focus on a subject we think you will find interesting. Today we’re taking a look at the ancient art of kung fu. Chinese kung fu, also known as wushu or Chinese martial arts, is well known in the West as…

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