Mahogany or Teak Wood

Tropical hardwoods like teak and mahogany are seen as the people choice for the market today. There are few distinction between the two that can be a consideration when people want to fill their home with wood kind furniture. The main are mentioned here – 1) Shade / Color – Teak has yellow honey shade […]

Interior Decorating Tips With Wall Mirrors

Perhaps one of the most common home furnishings, wall mirrors are a quick and affordable way to add a touch of elegance to any home. Since they come in all shapes and sizes, they can fit into virtually any open space you have on the wall. Foyers, hallways and bedrooms are perfect spots. Entrance ways […]

Rattan Furniture Is Environmentally Friendly

For centuries, rattan has proven to be one of the most durable and environmentally friendly plants used for making furniture and one of the most desired. Traced back in existence as far as 2500 B.C., this hardy and prolific wood can easily be used to create beautiful furniture pieces without depleting its availability. And because […]

Distributing Wicker Rattan Furniture

Are you a furniture dealer? Perhaps you may wish to consider distributing wicker rattan furniture. What are the advantages of selling rattan furniture? Is there money to be made? How do the margins look like? Let’s discuss these issues in this article. About rattan furniture. First, we should seek to have a better understanding of […]

Rattan and Wicker Furniture – What’s The Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between rattan furniture and wicker furniture is? If you have, I can explain the differences and some of the common misconceptions about these wonderful natural furnishings. Many people incorrectly believe that rattan and wicker are one in the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, […]

Furniture From Plantation Teak Vs Burmese Teak

Most consumers in the market for teak eventually come across these three pieces of “conventional wisdom” about the tropical hardwood: 1.) It’s beautiful 2.) It’s not cheap 3.) It’s imported from a historically-troubled region known as Myanmar (formerly Burma). What they do not know is that only # 1 is absolutely true. Not all teak […]

Wicker Furniture

Wicker furniture first became popular in England and America during the 17th and 18th centuries. It is made from weaving interlaced slender branches around a frame and molding it into desired shapes such as tables, chairs, bed or sofas. Wicker is made from rattan, canes, reeds, sea grasses, willow branches, fiber rush (twisted paper), and […]