RUSTIC BLUE BOOKSHELF UNIT
This wonderful rustic blue bookshelf unit has been made from reclaimed timbers and includes a beautiful carved scallop edging surround. Originating from Rajasthan and made by a small group of artisan craftsman in northern Jodhpur this bookshelf unit includes five fitted shelves, while the backing is constructed from reclaimed tin metal. It is both eye-catching, unique and provides a practical shelving display option and testament to ingenuity and reclaiming old materials; a wonderful item of furniture.
The craftsman creating this piece has used a distressed blue finish on this bookcase, varying from bright solid blue, to a more rustic blue/brown. It has mainly been made from solid wood with the back being completed from reclaimed tin metal. The 5 fixed internal shelves and one base give a huge amount of space to store your books or alike. Overall there is the essence of Jodhpur about this stunning piece.
This item would look lovely in a study, living room or dining room, displaying your small treasures, books or DVDs.
Made in India.
Unusual Indian Furniture and Accessories
Take a look at our blog about this style of furniture here.
Due to the nature of these pieces each item will vary. With the colours, patterns and metal work on the wood differing from one to another. Please contact us prior to purchase if you would like let us know your preference. Also, we can send photos of the exact item we would send you.
The Blue City of Jodhpur
Once an indicator of social class, the color blue has come to define this city on the edge of the Thar Desert. The second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan, this “Blue City” is a mesmerizing collection of azure abodes that soothes and delights anyone that beholds it. In the city of Jodhpur, a sea of boxy indigo houses stretch – (click to continue reading).
19th October 2019
“I would just like to reflect and take the time to say thank you -myself and my husband recently travelled a long way top visit your shop and ordered several pieces of furniture as a result. The pieces arrived so well packaged to protect them, and we were blown away by them when we unpacked them – absolutely stunning. They will provide many, many years of enjoyment. I am sure we will visit again in the future as a result and will be sure to infirm others kind regards,”