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Shimu highly commended once again by Good Web Guide

Shimu highly commended once again by Good Web Guide

Shimu's website has been highly commended for the second year running in the Good Web Guide's Website of the Year Awards for 2019. Our site was reviewed in a lengthy process by a panel of industry experts, who assessed sites across differing industries on...

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Beautiful Autumnal Colours

Beautiful Autumnal Colours

Autumn is here - the season that marks the transition from summer to winter, harvest time, turning leaves, cooling temperatures and darkening nights. One of the most stunning signs of Autumn is the turning of the leaves. The shorter days are...

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Chinese antique Hui carvings

The wonderful carvings of Hui architecture

If you’re a fan of Chinese antique furniture and oriental interiors in general then you’ll most likely be familiar with some of the wonderful architectural elements – dividing interior panels and screens, window panels and wooden carvings – that were...

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New range of oriental rugs and kelims now available!

New range of oriental rugs and kelims now available!

We are delighted to announce a new line of oriental rugs and kelims, available to order through our West Yorkshire showroom or online. The new range includes classic oriental and Persian patterns along with more modern designs for the present day....

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Detail from Shanxi Antique Wedding Cabinet

Fabulous new finds in China

I'm just back from a very productive trip to China, where I was checking on our next consignment of reproduction furniture - black lacquer and solid elm pieces from our Classical Chinese range, as well as scouring our various suppliers' warehouses to...

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Air pollution in Beijing

World Environment Day 5th June

In 1974 the United Nations designated the 5th June each year to be World Environment Day, with 143 countries now participating worldwide. Since its creation the day has acted as a focal point to raise awareness of emerging environmental issues, including global warming...

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Outdoor living and dining

Creating the perfect, tranquil space for outdoor living

Lighter nights and summer months are approaching, and all of us want to relish every beam of sunshine, so it’s time to start thinking about creating a relaxing, stylish outdoor living space and ‘al fresco’ dining.With a removable grill, our...

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