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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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Good Web Guide Commendation

Shimu 'highly commended' in Good Web Guide Awards

We are delighted that our website has been 'highly commended' by the Good Web Guide as part of their 2018 Website of the Year Awards. Our site was reviewed in a lengthy process by industry experts, including Holly Tucker, co-founder...

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Christmas Gift Ideas

Perfect Christmas Gifts for Everyone

Whether it’s a hard-to-buy for Dad or a fussy friend, we have the answer to all your Christmas shopping headaches! You'll find a huge selection of ideal gifts for everyone, from beautiful silver jewellery and oriental ornaments through to bronze...

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Antique Chinese Tiger Chests

Animal symbolism in Chinese furniture

As in most other cultures across the world, animals have been used in China to symbolise many different concepts, from human characteristics such as wisdom or strength, to more intangible ideas such as long life or prosperity. Many of these...

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