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Amble In Antiques
Cottage Furniture | Antiques | Collectables
Amble In Antiques, Port Elizabeth is conveniently situated in a delightful old house on Walmer Main Road between 10th and 11th Avenues and is part of the Amble In Complex. It has long been a favourite shopping destination for locals and visitors as the range and quality of cottage furniture, antiques and collectables is excellent. Amble In Antiques was established in 1991 with an emphasis on high quality cottage furniture from the period 1890 to 1940. The solid timber pieces are primarily made from timber such as Yellowwood, Oak, Oregan Pine, Satinwood, Teak, Beech and Basswood.
The excellent craftsmen take pride in making or restoring each individual piece of furniture and with the Online Antique Catalogue it is easy for out of town residents to browse and see what special treasures are available. The knowledgeable and helpful owner will ensure you are guided and given whatever help or advice you require and you are able to take all the time you need. Amble In Antiques also offers old wood furniture reproductions. There is new stock continually arriving so keep an eye out for the special pieces you have been looking for.
Pieces bought from Amble In Antiques can now be found in many other countries such as England, Australia, Germany, Holland and America and this was the reason the popular Online Antique Catalogue was established.
Apart from the furniture Amble In Antiques has a wide collection of antique ornaments, collectables and trinkets which turns the task of gift buying from a chore to a total pleasure! From brass fittings and fixtures, unusual olde world items, silverware, antique paintings, mirrors and gifts for a nautical themed pub and more Amble In Antiques is the ideal place for a leisurely visit.
Cottage Furniture and Reproductions
The popularity of Cottage Furniture has continued because of its simplicity which enhances most interior styles. A great deal of its design came from Cape Country Furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries. The design and construction of various pieces, such as the popular Windsor chairs, were introduced during the British occupation of the Cape. A large amount of cottage furniture was also being imported from overseas – this included Bentwood's from Austria and Spindle-back colonial chairs from America.
As old buildings in South Africa are renovated the timeless cottage furniture continues to feature and enjoy popularity.
Repairing and Restoring
Amble In Antiques will also take care of restoring or repairing your cottage furniture.
Whether you are looking to shop for or restore your own antiques in Port Elizabeth, Amble In Antiques is the perfect place for you.