Whetu Haanraads furniture, January 18th , 2017. Yet, popular as it is, rattan garden furniture is by no means the only type of outdoor furniture available on the market. On the contrary, there are a number of different materials for outdoor furniture, both natural and synthetic, which may be good alternatives to rattan for home-owners less fond of this material. This article goes over a few of the most common.
Mari Holzer furniture, January 18th , 2017. Natural rattan is obtained by stripping the branches of a specific type of palm tree, found in many parts of Asia and some parts of Africa. This material is light and flexible, yet extremely sturdy at the same time, and it is those characteristics which make it popular among weavers. Rattan is often used in its native regions as the basis for wicker baskets and furniture, and this trend has spread to the western world as well, with rattan outdoor furniture in particular being quite widespread.
Amala Eunice furniture, January 18th , 2017. As a rule, Jacobean furniture construction was simple. It was assembled with mortise and tenon joints, held together with pegs. The majority of lines are square and rectangular, most with flat-fronted surfaces. The art of inlay and veneering added a wonderful ornate look, especially in cupboards and cabinets. Many pieces were painted, which further added to the style of the piece.
Mari Holzer furniture, January 17th , 2017. The 68 inch long Russian table is made in the Catherine II style, topped with matched walnut veneers and with a frame of inlaid ebony. Alternatively, you might choose a 78 inch long Georgian dining table, topped with Circassian walnut and satinwood inlays. The table lies on two mahogany pedestals, intricately turned and resting on reeded sabre legs.
Rosetta Tordis furniture, January 19th , 2017. One particularly attractive occasional table is the 26 inch diameter Saracenic circular table. Standing 29.5 inches high, the design of this table was inspired by an Indian textile pattern of the 15th century. It offers a number of patterns radiating out from the center. These are inlaid in a number of attractive woods, namely satinwood, Indian rosewood and ebony, and there is also some teak and decorated faux ivory. The top is supported by five sabre legs joined by an arched centered stretcher. You need to see this to appreciate its great beauty which is redolent of ancient India.
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