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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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Shanxi Carved Chinese Cabinet

A few top antique picks from my recent China visit

As promised, I thought I would share with you a few of my favourite pieces amongst the hundred or so Chinese antiques that I lined up for our next shipments during my recent trip to China. I always enjoy touring the showrooms...

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Caring for furniture

How to care for Chinese furniture

How to care for your Chinese furniture When you invest in a piece of Chinese or Oriental furniture, whether antique sideboard or contemporary cabinet, it’s important that its authentic look is upheld. The Chinese antiques and reproductions of traditional Oriental pieces sold by Shimu have all been handcrafted by skilled experts....

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Low Scroll Chinese Table

Create a statement centrepiece with a Chinese coffee table

A well-chosen coffee table makes a great statement and helps pull a room together. Perfect when entertaining or simply lounging, a stunning Chinese coffee table makes an dramatic focal point as well as being a practical choice in a family home. Whether your home’s...

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