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All About Longan Wood

After we discuss Teak wood, Ironwood, Raintree wood, Mahogany wood, Acacia wood, and Jackfruit wood. This time we will discuss Longan Wood. Included in the soapberry family. This family yields a number of fruit-bearing trees that are more common in tropical climates, such as lychee (Litchi chinensis), rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), and longan (Dimocarpus longan).Read More »All About Longan Wood

All About Mahogany Wood

The classic furniture look made out of mahogany wood makes mahogany as one of the most highly requested materials besides teak. Read more to understand more about the mahogany tree, its characteristics, and its uses.

Mahogany wood buffet - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Mahogany wood buffet | Source: Google

The Mahogany tree has 3 main species :

  1. Honduran (Swietenia macrophylla) or large leafy mahogany. This type is most sought after and found. Can be used for furniture and panels.
  2. West Indian (Swietenia mahagoni) became the most widely used for furniture before Honduran mahogany became famous.
  3. Swietenia humilis is a type that is rarely known from the three species of mahogany that exist. The wood is small and bent, making it less attractive to use as material for furniture.
Now the question is what makes mahogany so popular?

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All About Suar Wood

Trembesi wood or Suar Wood is a typical type of wood from the tropics, especially Indonesia, which has a fairly good commercial value in the market. Usually, furniture made of tamarind wood has its own characteristics, which further emphasize the impression of sturdiness in its designSuar wood, also known as Samanea Saman, is one of the woods most often used to make furniture, such as tables, chairs, console tables, mirror frames, benches, and so on.

Suar wood dining table glossy finish - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Suar wood dining table glossy finish | Source: Google

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All About Jackfruit Wood or Jackwood

Many have asked and wonder about Jackfruit Wood or Jackwood. Because not many people know or heard about this wood in Indonesia, but in India, Jackfruit Wood or Jackwood is already a well-known type of wood. The jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), also known as jack tree is a species of tree in the fig, mulberry, and breadfruit family (Moraceae). Its origin is in the region between the Western Ghats of southern India and the rainforests of Malaysia. 

Jackfruit wood or Jackwood block - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Jackfruit wood | Source: Google

Advantages and disadvantages of Jackfruit Wood

As one of the material that is used for making furniture. Let’s see the advantages and disadvantages of Jackfruit Wood below.

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All About Acacia Wood

Acacia wood has a medium to dark brown wood core and is moderate to large porous. Acacia wood is a type of wood that is derived from the Australian-native Acacia trees and shrubs, which are now also found in Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, and parts of the Americas. There are more than a thousand different varieties of Acacia trees. The hardwood that is derived from the tree is suitable for building long-lasting items of furniture and homewares. Acacia wood is naturally smooth, and even more so when polished. Typically warm in tone, it usually displays quite a distinctive and beautiful natural wood grain. Acacia looks simply stunning whether polished, varnished, or natural.

Acacia wood stool - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Acacia wood stool | Source: google.com

Advantages & Disadvantages of Acacia Wood:

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Discover: Interior Design Trends in 2021

The new year is an opportunity to bring comfort and creativity to our living spaces. Like everything else, home decor evolves. There are typically new trends that enter the design space each year. With many people’s routine and attitudes on life-changing during 2020. Last year has made many of us rethink how we use our rooms. When spending more time at home, it makes less sense to dedicate whole rooms to just one purpose  – especially in smaller spaces. Home is the most important place in the life of any person. Here we relax, work, gain strength, spend time with loved ones, and raise our children. So, of course, arranging such a significant space be guided by your tastes and preferences. However, If you like to be inspired by beautiful things, here we are going to share with you interior design style trends for 2021:

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Announcing the Pantone Color of the Year 2021

A marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting.

Pantone, a world front-runner in color design, announced recently that its 2021 Color of the Year is a marriage of Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, a pebble hue and a vibrant yellow. “Practical and rock-solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, this is a color combination that gives us resilience and hope,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, two independent colors that highlight how different elements come together to support one another, best express the mood for Pantone Color of the Year 2021. Practical and rock-solid but at the same time warming and optimistic, the union of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is one of strength and positivity. It is a story of color that encapsulates deeper feelings of thoughtfulness with the promise of something sunny and friendly.Read More »Announcing the Pantone Color of the Year 2021

Furniture and Home Decoration Business Opportunity for 2021

Around the world, we are celebrating the start of each new year with parties and making resolutions for the new year. 2021 is coming and we have really good news for you. Many of you have resolutions for investing and we couldn’t agree more. For those of you who’re thinking of investing in Indonesia, you should really check out the furniture and home decoration industry. It’s an industry that has been around for ages and it’s not going anywhere.

KALIUDA Gallery is the best teak wood furniture supplier and manufacturer that sells indoor and outdoor furniture providing home decoration and antique primitive art at Denpasar, Bali-Indonesia. Ready stock and made by custom order for retail or wholesale. Can be purchased online via WhatsApp / Facebook / Instagram.

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The Next Big Thing in Furniture

Every day we wake up to a new trend, from fashion, music to design, furniture is no exception to this. So, what’s new on the furniture scene? If you’re on the lookout for a home makeover or some home decor ideas, read on for some hot trends you might want to consider for an updated style. Like they always said, “the right piece of furniture can transform a room.” We’ve gathered our resources and now we would like to share with you all the next big things that you can expect in 2020 until early 2021.

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Pasola and more about Sumba Weave

Pasola & Wastra Sumba

From the previous article, we have discussed the traditional Sumba wedding customs and traditional Sumba funerals. Let us discuss more about the traditions and culture in East Sumba, Pasola & Sumba Weave. In East Sumba, weaving is one of the most striking figurative ikat produced anywhere. Here, the big hinggi is woven in pairs and worn as a loincloth and shoulder wrap by the men of East Sumba. The most important of these weaving villages is Prailiu which is located just outside Waingapu. Pau, known for its famous lungsi weaving, Rende and other villages near Melolo, and Kaliuda on the southeast coast, where the hinggi design is in traditional lateral stripes and characteristically features horses and roosters. Horses are a great feature on Sumba, have been exported as cavalry mounts for colonial soldiers, cherished by Sumbanese people, ridden on Pasola which we will tell you in more detail about it in this article.

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