Toy figurines, especially vintage ones, make great accessories for tabletops or cabinets in your house, and one of the most popular characters that home owners like to use is Batman, a fictional comic book character created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger.
It’s almost always the case that minor parts of one or two of your furniture items at home are damaged, and you don’t really want to throw it away. But it might affect the aesthetic of your overall home design and it can also be quite unsightly when there are guests. As well, it’s quite hard for
The most unique part of traditional Korean furniture is in the grain of the wood it was made from. Korean carpenters placed great importance on maintaining the beauty of the wood throughout the process of making Korean furniture since ancient times, and rarely used binders such as metal nails to hold them together, mainly because
Chinese lucky symbols and their meanings is of great significance in the Chinese culture, not only in China, but in places where there are a majority of Chinese, such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. The Chinese believe that one need to surround themselves with Chinese lucky symbols and motifs to ensure good luck
It is a well known fact that Chinese sculptors and artisans are among the most talented in the industry, and what came out of their hands are magnificent antique Chinese statues in bronze, jade, lacquered wood, porcelain, pottery and many other materi als that are often considered antiques or collectibles. Most amazingly, most of these
Church pews, long benches that are used for seating members of a congregation in a church, had already been used in the churches in England in the 13th century. These antique church pews used to be fixed to the walls, but then were moved to be fixed to the floor. These pews which used to
Singapore’s famous Sungei Road Thieves Market (双溪路贼市场/跳蚤市场) , located between Jalan Besar and Rochor Canal Road, is the country’s largest and oldest flea market, and originated in the 1930s. As it used to operate between 3pm and 6pm, its operating hours have resulted in it being nicknamed “Robinson Petang”, or “Robinson in the afternoon”, perhaps a
For many centuries now, drinking tea has been an important part of Chinese culture. The practice of drinking tea originated in China and tea is regarded to be one of the seven necessities of Chinese life, others being, soy sauce, rice, salt, vinegar, oil and firewood. It goes without saying that tea time is incomplete
The trend of nostalgia coming back is not new, and among this is the love for vintage vinyl, especially in Asia. The art and science of choosing and purchasing a vintage vinyl is often more difficult due to the different types of vinyls produced in different countries and across generations, but here are some general guidelines.
Whether you’re looking for vintage kimono fabric in silks or cottons, there are a number of things you’ll want to look at when you’re deciding on the best quality and the most authentic. The main concern for buyers is the quality of silk kimono fabric or vintage kimono cotton. What are you looking for when