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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 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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Wednesday November 09, 2016
Sunny days in Shanghai
A fairly whirlwind few days in Shanghai saw me head out to the factory around 20 miles outside the centre of the city on day one to check on progress for our next container of Classical Chinese furniture. This will be our last shipment leaving here before Christmas and I had timed my visit to…

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