• Antique Reproductions
  • Fun and funky distressed finishes to brighten up any room

    In this recent gloomy economic climate, it would be nice to add a bit of color and I though sharing some of the neat distressed finishes we have been working on, might brighten up the days a bit.  The hand rubber, distressed finish sky blue hutch adds some pleasantness to the room and may even […]

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  • Design
  • A look at this years international furniture trade fairs

    For those furniture importers, wholesalers, trade buyers, interior designers or furniture retailers in the business who were unable to make it to this years Shanghai furniture fair, its worth heading over to our China sourcing blog to see what you missed.   Shabby chic remains a strong look and some of this years other nicer […]

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  • Laws and regulations
  • Guide to relic inspection certificates, customs documents and export requirements for antiques

    “If I purchase a genuine antique while in China, will I be able to export it back to my home country?”   The short answer is only if it is A) made after 1911 and more importantly B) not classified as Cultural property. According to the official Chinese law on the Protection of Cultural Relics, […]

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