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Turkish Rugs & Hidden Stories October 2019

A highly prized traditional naturally dyed 100% hand-made carpet can take months and sometimes years to complete. Primarily used to turn any floor into a centrepiece some people use them as wall features, works of art in their own right.

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Hand Carved Bamileke Coffee Tables September 2019

These beautiful hand carved stools were designed for ceremonial thrones for the kings and chieftains of the Bamileke tribes of the Cameroon grasslands.

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Crafted Malawi Cane Chairs September 2019

Not all Malawi Cane chairs are made equal. Like all hand-made items there are always human imperfections. Some are just small design idiosyncrasies and unique touches, others are faults or poor materials.

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Indonesian Rattan Chairs August 2019

Satyo has been creating wicker furniture, fishing baskets, beds, boxes, chests and more for decades, a skill he has learned from traditional methods handed down over generations.

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Restored Antique & Rustic Chinese Furniture July 2019

Finding unusual pieces is always a challenge, but by pushing ourselves deeper into the Chinese countryside we have uncovered some truly unique pieces some of which are over 100 years old.

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Chinese Blue & White Porcelain July 2019

It’s no coincidence that porcelain is called china. Authentic Chinese porcelain was first produced in the Han Dynasty (206 BC– 220 AD) and it continued to be an important national art all the way up until the last imperial dynasty — the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912).

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Antique Rajasthan & Gujarat Damchiyas July 2019

These beautiful handmade chests or cabinets (damchiyas) were originally designed to be used as a ‘bride’s dowry chest’ or ‘hope chest’ for unmarried girls to store their clothing & household linen in readiness for marriage and for after the marriage storing the bride’s clothing.

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Modern Beauty in African and Chinese Artifacts May 2019

You will find beautiful beads, carved stools, figures, textiles, and woven furniture, that have a profound place in African culture. Chinese pieces include our coveted blue and white porcelain, elm consoles, cabinets and furniture.

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