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Ashby Interiors – Our Mission is Simple – Buy, Restore, Sell.

PART ONE - BUY I’m writing this blog in the middle of Coronavirus Lockdown and one of the things I’m really missing already is that we can’t currently go out and buy stock.  Buying is more fun than selling – seriously!  PART ONE - BUY A question we are often asked is ‘Where on earth do you get all your stock from?’  The answer is…

Covid-19 – Business as Usual

Well we are living through some pretty shocking times right now and are all affected by the Coronavirus pandemic in many different ways. The changes being implemented are going to be tough on us all. As an online shop we will remain open and ‘business as usual’ and will be preparing and posting orders as far as possible. It is good to keep a sense…

Jefferson Moonstone Pendant Lighting

Jefferson Moonstone Pendant Lighting is immediately recognisable by the thick opaque milk white glass shades. The glass is known to be robust and strong with a pressed pattern into the glass - yet it has a delicate appearance. When lit, the glass emits a beautiful glow. Edges are scalloped and can be found in a variety of patterns.  This style of glass is versatile and…

Fabric Lampshades – a New Range

We are very excited to announce a collaboration between ourselves and new business Velvet Bunny UK who produce hand-made fabric lampshades. This new range includes classic silk Tiffany lamp shades with deep fringing to tweed and tartan shades with quirky feather and fur trimmings.  We are always keen to listen to our customers and to promote artisan UK makers and this perfectly fills a gap…

Is it a Cherub or Putti…or Cupid?

We have quite a number of lights which feature cherubs and they have proved to be as popular this year in interior design as they have for centuries.  But what actually is a Cherub and why are they so popular? The winged forms represent innocence, peace and beauty. Ever-present in church architecture because they are believed to be attendants of God… Cherubs are also associated…

NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH

We have been extremely busy working away on a new website over the last few weeks and are excited to go live in the next day or so. Why have we decided to have a new website? Well, our old one was five years old and was in much need of a revamp. We have taken feedback from our lovely customers in assessing what was…

Ashby Interiors own Lighting Designs

As you know, we love sourcing, restoring and selling lighting from the Art Deco period. This is where our heart is... However, it can be difficult to meet customer demands when it comes to volume. Martin has a manufacturing background and was keen to explore how we could design and manufacture lighting and thereby expand our range. Basing our designs on classic examples and customer…

When Drew Pritchard came to Visit Ashby Interiors

  I don’t know if I mentioned it...but we are on the TV later tonight (27 March 2019)  - 9pm Salvage Hunters with Drew Pritchard on Quest. It’s an exciting night for us because we have worked extremely hard, building our business over the last five years so the day that Drew, Tee and the Salvage Hunter’s crew came to visit Ashby Interiors last December…

Battle of Britain Hawker Hurricane Merlin Crank Shaft

This Hawker Hurrican Crank Shaft is a unique and rare item of aviation history. Originally from a genuine Battle of Britain Hurricane –  serial no. P3708 coded DT-E.  This Hawker Hurricane flew with 257 Sqn.   On 18th August 1940, after 4 successful missions, this plane was on its last flight of the day when it succumbed to enemy fire.  Luckily the pilot bailed out and…

A Patriotic find – Union Jack & Heraldry Shields from Leicester

We recently acquired some really interesting and exciting new stock!   A batch of 14 shields decorated with patriotic Union Jacks and English, Irish, Welsh and Scottish emblems. Made of plaster and with a painted and gilded finish these are unique and beautiful decorative items. We are told that the union jack shields – of which there are six – were made ready for the…

Welcoming our New Team Member at Ashby Interiors

We are pleased to introduce Lorna, our new team member.  As a small business, it is essential that any new recruit can be able to work on a wide variety of tasks and this is certainly true of Lorna who is proving a great asset in the following areas of the business - Sourcing new stock - on the lookout for vintage holophanes   - Packing and…

Updated Privacy Statement

At Ashby Interiors, we have always respected the importance of our customer’s privacy. With the recent introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) We have updated our privacy policy to reassure both our past and future customers.   When you browse our site, we do not collect personal information about you. The only way we receive any kind of personal information (such as name, address,…

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