Country & Eastern

Country & Eastern Proudly hosted by The South Asia Collection museum in the heart of Norwich, Norfolk. We have 40 year
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We have so many lovely kelims to look through. Tough and versatile, with plenty of character, these flat weaves have stu...
29/09/2023

We have so many lovely kelims to look through. Tough and versatile, with plenty of character, these flat weaves have stunning colour and pattern variations🤩 We have lots in stock that are bright and cheerful to help keep the sunny vibes in as we move into Autumn 🌞🍂🍁 We have a few of these and other small rugs available on our website… 👀

Whether you style our kimonos as a day-to-day dressing gown or for a show stopping dinner party look, we have a glorious...
22/09/2023

Whether you style our kimonos as a day-to-day dressing gown or for a show stopping dinner party look, we have a glorious range of kimonos for you ✨ From lightweight screen printed ones to heavier weight ikat and block printed cotton ones, you’ll find a style that suits you. As well as new designs, we now have longer ones to suit a wider range of sizes - what’s not to love! Check out our website for these and more! 🛍️

What a stunning display we have of hand embroidered textile hangings and throws called Torans from Gujarat, India! 🤩Comm...
09/09/2023

What a stunning display we have of hand embroidered textile hangings and throws called Torans from Gujarat, India! 🤩
Commonly hung on doorways/entrances across most of India they are used as a welcoming sign ✨
This embroidery style is practised by the Rabari women who are a pastoral, travelling community in NW India. 🧵🪡
These have been so popular already and we're not surprised! The details and illustrative features are brilliant 🦁🐮🦚🌺🪷 Bright coloured animals, scenes of women churning butter, or engaging in fold dance called dandiya are common representations here.
Browse this and more today!

Happy bank holiday weekend! 🌞 make the most of the nice weather and pop into Norwich (and us) this weekend 😉Our last col...
25/08/2023

Happy bank holiday weekend! 🌞 make the most of the nice weather and pop into Norwich (and us) this weekend 😉

Our last collection of cotton ikat and block print shirts was so popular we simply had to get more! 😌

The textures and subtle details in these are jaw droppingly beautiful. In our ikat range, each thread is dyed then woven which adds that extra bit of wow to these brilliant pieces. We have lots of designs but very limited stock so pop in soon ✨

(image 1,2,3,5 ikat, image 4 block print)

New hankies!
16/08/2023

New hankies!

We're all so excited these pin-tuck cotton culottes have made an appearance in the shop! 🌞The tailoring on these makes f...
12/08/2023

We're all so excited these pin-tuck cotton culottes have made an appearance in the shop! 🌞

The tailoring on these makes for a brilliant shape and we have a lovely range of colours - pop in today for a browse.

Check out our Ajrakhs!
30/05/2023

Check out our Ajrakhs!

The Easter bunny has visited early in our store 🐰🐣🪺 he's been a bit messy and left eggs everywhere! Browse our range of ...
27/03/2023

The Easter bunny has visited early in our store 🐰🐣🪺 he's been a bit messy and left eggs everywhere! Browse our range of hand painted papier mache eggs - perfect for all your easter egg hunting needs 🐇🥚🔍

(ID: a wooden bowl filled with various papier mâché eggs, painted in colourful intricate patterns.)

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These large, top quality Ersari rugs come in less common but all the more luxurious deep blues and gold 🤩 They’re some o...
27/03/2023

These large, top quality Ersari rugs come in less common but all the more luxurious deep blues and gold 🤩 They’re some of the finest rugs we sell ✨ With immaculate textures and stunning stylised design features you can really see and feel the expert care that's gone into each individual knot. Browse today - our staff are here to give a hand 🔥

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Fun fact: kalamkari translates to 'pen' and 'craftwork'. ✍️🎨 This unique form of textile design originated in Persia and...
17/03/2023

Fun fact: kalamkari translates to 'pen' and 'craftwork'. ✍️🎨 This unique form of textile design originated in Persia and were originally hand drawn with a bamboo pen and today they tend to be a combination of pen work and block print technique. Designs vary but floral, trees of life, and lotus features are common. Browse our stunning range of cushion covers and bedcovers today 💖

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The bold and vibrant paintwork on these hooks is stunning! 🌞Made from solid and sturdy hand carved wood, these have such...
15/03/2023

The bold and vibrant paintwork on these hooks is stunning! 🌞Made from solid and sturdy hand carved wood, these have such charming character. Going quickly so pop in this week! 🌺


Our hugely popular Mushwani rugs are the perfect rug for elevating your living spaces into an elegant, warm, and cosy se...
08/03/2023

Our hugely popular Mushwani rugs are the perfect rug for elevating your living spaces into an elegant, warm, and cosy setting 🌞 Hand woven in Afghanistan using a combination of weaving techniques, these rugs have a unique, textural feel, with intricate symmetrical detailing and rich colours. We have these in a variety of shapes and sizes - have a browse today! 🌸

The hand carved details in our range of marble decorative pieces is simply stunning! ✨ Mined in Makrana, Rajasthan, this...
25/02/2023

The hand carved details in our range of marble decorative pieces is simply stunning! ✨ Mined in Makrana, Rajasthan, this marble is world renowned for its excellent quality. So much so it has been awarded as Asia's first Global Heritage Stone, as confirmed in July 2019 by the UNESCO International Union of Geological Sciences. Another fun fact, it's believed marble from the Makrana mines was used to build the Taj Mahal! Pop in for a browse today, you can really feel the work and quality of these pieces ⚒️

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It’s that time of year where the sun is shining but the wind is still a little nippy 🥶 Nothing a quality scarf can't pro...
20/02/2023

It’s that time of year where the sun is shining but the wind is still a little nippy 🥶 Nothing a quality scarf can't protect against - good thing we have a wide range of ornately patterned 100% wool scarves. So warm and soft to the touch,these come in a wide range of colours to suit your style 👌

We have a wide range of hand block printed shirts available to browse in store 🌞 Whether you're in need of a more elevat...
18/02/2023

We have a wide range of hand block printed shirts available to browse in store 🌞 Whether you're in need of a more elevated smart casual look, some playful style on your days off, or a classy statement piece for a big event, we've got you sorted - say goodbye to plain boring shirts today! These are non-gendered too 👌

How cute are these mirrors! From the teeny tiny to the perfect size for your daily outfit check, we have a stunning rang...
23/01/2023

How cute are these mirrors! From the teeny tiny to the perfect size for your daily outfit check, we have a stunning range of Rajasthani mirrors in gorgeous, distressed colours. 🌞
Imagine the mirror selfie potential with these... pop in today!

Our Kazaks are bright and uplifting with stunning contrast of colours and large-scale geometric patterns 🌞 Soft to the t...
18/01/2023

Our Kazaks are bright and uplifting with stunning contrast of colours and large-scale geometric patterns 🌞 Soft to the touch, durable and luxurious, these beautiful traditional rugs hand knotted by weavers in Afghanistan truly stand out from the crowd - browse today in store and online for a more limited selection.

These beautiful hand-woven cushion covers and runners are unique to the remote Nagaland region in North East India and a...
14/01/2023

These beautiful hand-woven cushion covers and runners are unique to the remote Nagaland region in North East India and are available in a range of colours to suit your style 🧶🧵

Contemporary craftspeople are supported by NGOs, helping to sustain and preserve traditional skills and techniques. The NGO responsible for the textiles shown here which are predominantly woven by women. The organisation works towards giving women a sustainable livelihood and community. Weavers use the loin-loom or back-strap loom: the oldest loom adopted by humans.

Usually made in pairs to go over the back of a donkey 🐴 These have been made into individual bags, so are perfect for us...
04/01/2023

Usually made in pairs to go over the back of a donkey 🐴 These have been made into individual bags, so are perfect for use as sturdy beautiful cushions, mats and bags. We love the striking design features and rich colours of these, not to mention how soft they are! Available online and in store 🔥

The cold weather is calling for some stylish additions to your winter wardrobe. ❄️ Browse our range of reversible waistc...
21/12/2022

The cold weather is calling for some stylish additions to your winter wardrobe. ❄️ Browse our range of reversible waistcoats online and in store today. We have Nehru style wool gilets with coconut buttons as well as our beautiful herringbone range. All have 3 roomy pockets so they're stylish and practical! perfect gifts too 😉

Our Khal Mehammadis are very popular at the moment, 100% wool pile, classic designs, deep rich reds, with dark blue, bla...
17/12/2022

Our Khal Mehammadis are very popular at the moment, 100% wool pile, classic designs, deep rich reds, with dark blue, black and beige details - just perfect for completing your cosy interiors!

Many of our rugs are named after their place of origin, however these take the name of their creator: Khal Mohammed, his internationally renowned expertise in rug making and dyeing is demonstrated in these beautiful pieces - fun fact, Khal Mohammed developed the red tone found in these rugs himself. Pop in for a look at these masterpieces and more today 🔥

Add a bit of sparkle and shine to your trees with our range of shiny and playful velvet, felt and beaded decorations. Wh...
17/12/2022

Add a bit of sparkle and shine to your trees with our range of shiny and playful velvet, felt and beaded decorations. Which is your favourite? Classic trees or the cute little reindeer?

Look what's made a comeback after huge popularity last year! These jungle themed cushions and throws with gudri stitchin...
12/12/2022

Look what's made a comeback after huge popularity last year! These jungle themed cushions and throws with gudri stitching would make the perfect lavish statement piece. Bold, brilliant quality and fun, what's not to love! 🐒🐆🦜🌴

We have some wonderful screen print tablecloths, runners and napkins in! 🦜🌸🌺 We have a variety of designs in different c...
07/12/2022

We have some wonderful screen print tablecloths, runners and napkins in! 🦜🌸🌺 We have a variety of designs in different colour palettes, sizes and tones to suit your needs. Screen print offers a unique finish, pop in for a look today!

Tired of your standard decorations that scuff and break within the first week of putting the tree up? Want to wow your g...
07/12/2022

Tired of your standard decorations that scuff and break within the first week of putting the tree up? Want to wow your guests with something a little more special for your tree this year? Don't worry, we've got you sorted with our handmade unique and beautiful range of ornate papier mache Christmas trees, stars baubles, bells and more, all delicately hand painted in Kashmir. These are selling fast so be quick!

Country & Eastern shared a post on Instagram: "Tired of your standard decorations that scuff and break within the first week of putting the tree up? Want to wow your guests with something a little more special for your tree this year? Don't worry, we've got you sorted with our handmade unique and be...

As it’s getting colder and colder, you may be looking for warmer furnishing to make your home extra cosy. Our crewel cur...
30/11/2022

As it’s getting colder and colder, you may be looking for warmer furnishing to make your home extra cosy. Our crewel curtains come in three varieties- organdy, standard and velvet. Our velvet styles pictured here not only bring a sense of opulence to your rooms, but the thicker material will help keep the heat in too! 🧵🥶🔥

Our wonderfully warm and cosy quilts come in a variety of beautiful hand block printed designs on 100% cotton. Not only ...
21/11/2022

Our wonderfully warm and cosy quilts come in a variety of beautiful hand block printed designs on 100% cotton. Not only will these keep you toasty this winter, but they're reversible too so you get two stunning design variations! ❄️

We’re loving the striking colours of these handmade crinkle skirts. Add some flare and style to your wardrobe this seaso...
12/11/2022

We’re loving the striking colours of these handmade crinkle skirts. Add some flare and style to your wardrobe this season. Comfortable and versatile, what’s not to love! Even more colours in store…

This is one of our beautiful Bargasta rugs. Each is unique with striking design features. a combination of flat weave an...
22/07/2022

This is one of our beautiful Bargasta rugs. Each is unique with striking design features. a combination of flat weave and traditional rug pile makes these have incredible 3d textures and patterns

we have have beautiful silk cushion covers in a huge range of colours for you! when light shines off these… breathtaking...
04/07/2022

we have have beautiful silk cushion covers in a huge range of colours for you! when light shines off these… breathtaking 😍

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summer calls for a gorgeous gorgeous new looks for you home AND wardrobe 😎

14/05/2022

so many new pieces in our recent textiles delivery 😍 filled to the brim with the the most vibrant pretty patterns you could dream of ✨🌸🌺 pop in today and have a browse… you know you want to 😜

new springy display 😍😍 have a wonderful bank holiday weekend! We’ll be open from Tuesday 3rd ✨
30/04/2022

new springy display 😍😍 have a wonderful bank holiday weekend! We’ll be open from Tuesday 3rd ✨

stunning hand painted crafts that’d make perfect gifts 😍😍
27/04/2022

stunning hand painted crafts that’d make perfect gifts 😍😍

16/04/2022

HUGE restock of our kelim cushion covers 😍 some gorgeous patterns and colour combos in these, you don’t wanna miss out 🔥🔥🔥

Address

The Old Skating Rink Gallery, 34-36 Bethel Street
Norwich
NR21NR

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 5pm
Thursday 9:30am - 5pm
Friday 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday 9:30am - 5pm

Telephone

01603 663890

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A wonderful place for unusual and attractive gifts