Country & Eastern

Country & Eastern Proudly hosted by The South Asia Collection museum in the heart of Norwich, Norfolk. We have 40 years experience trading with craftspeople from India.

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Wouldn’t these make the perfect Christmas gift? Not only are they handmade but they are crafted from upcycled Bengali pa...
19/11/2021

Wouldn’t these make the perfect Christmas gift? Not only are they handmade but they are crafted from upcycled Bengali patchwork quilts ♻️🌳🍃 pop in today and grab one of these beautiful vibrant one of a kind pieces 🔥

Join our team! We need a part time general assistant 🙌🏽 sounds like something for you? swipe for ore info and how to app...
19/11/2021

Join our team! We need a part time general assistant 🙌🏽 sounds like something for you? swipe for ore info and how to apply! 🔥

just some of the beauties from our MASSIVE shipment of rugs that landed today! We’re still getting through them all 😮‍💨 ...
17/11/2021

just some of the beauties from our MASSIVE shipment of rugs that landed today! We’re still getting through them all 😮‍💨 just in time for christmas, don’t miss out - come in today! 🔥🔥🔥

Feeling the winter chills? ❄️ Get yourself one of these warm and cosy duvets! Most are reversible so you get two beautif...
15/11/2021

Feeling the winter chills? ❄️ Get yourself one of these warm and cosy duvets! Most are reversible so you get two beautiful handmade designs in one 🔥

Lots of new stock and new festive displays underway ✨ we have plenty of sparkly ornaments like these and more to come 😍
10/11/2021

Lots of new stock and new festive displays underway ✨ we have plenty of sparkly ornaments like these and more to come 😍

We have limited stock of these beautiful patchwork textiles. So much detail and beautiful colours, these would be great ...
06/11/2021

We have limited stock of these beautiful patchwork textiles. So much detail and beautiful colours, these would be great as wall hangings 😍🐘

Happy Diwali to those who celebrate! We hope you had a wonderful day yesterday and continue to enjoy the rest of the fes...
05/11/2021

Happy Diwali to those who celebrate! We hope you had a wonderful day yesterday and continue to enjoy the rest of the festival 🪔✨🎉

This festival is the triumph of light over dark, good over evil and the start of the Hindu new year! Learn more on our museum page @thesouthasiacollection and pop into our store to see our special Diwali displays before they are taken down!

Happy Diwali to those who celebrate! We hope you had a wonderful day yesterday and continue to enjoy the rest of the festival 🪔✨🎉

This festival is the triumph of light over dark, good over evil and the start of the Hindu new year! Learn more on our museum page @thesouthasiacollection and pop into our store to see our special Diwali displays before they are taken down!

Diwali is coming up! Pop in to see our display dedicated to the festival. These beautiful handmade tea light holders are...
01/11/2021

Diwali is coming up! Pop in to see our display dedicated to the festival. These beautiful handmade tea light holders are perfect ornaments for the festival of light 🪔🕯✨🎉🎊

Diwali is coming up! Pop in to see our display dedicated to the festival. These beautiful handmade tea light holders are perfect ornaments for the festival of light 🪔🕯✨🎉🎊

We have a lovely new display filled with all things Diwali, Festival of Light! Pop in for a look at our range 💕
29/10/2021

We have a lovely new display filled with all things Diwali, Festival of Light! Pop in for a look at our range 💕

stay warm this autumn with one of our gorgeous handmade scarves! Soooo soft to the touch these pieces are irresistible 🍁...
23/10/2021

stay warm this autumn with one of our gorgeous handmade scarves! Soooo soft to the touch these pieces are irresistible 🍁🍂🔥

Look at these beautiful hand decorated lacquer work Burmese boxes. We don’t have many of these, so come in soon to avoid...
22/10/2021

Look at these beautiful hand decorated lacquer work Burmese boxes. We don’t have many of these, so come in soon to avoid missing out! 🦚

It’s getting colder🥶🥶 why not add some pretty patterns and colours to your layers! These jackets are so soft to the touc...
13/10/2021

It’s getting colder🥶🥶 why not add some pretty patterns and colours to your layers! These jackets are so soft to the touch and have beautiful designs. and better still, we have loads more to choose from! Pop in today 🔥

It’s getting colder🥶🥶 why not add some pretty patterns and colours to your layers! These jackets are so soft to the touch and have beautiful designs. and better still, we have loads more to choose from! Pop in today 🔥

If you look closely around our store you’ll see lots of beautiful vintage gates just like these. We have lots of hidden ...
11/10/2021

If you look closely around our store you’ll see lots of beautiful vintage gates just like these. We have lots of hidden gems here with new stuff coming in on the reg so keep em peeled 👀

If you look closely around our store you’ll see lots of beautiful vintage gates just like these. We have lots of hidden gems here with new stuff coming in on the reg so keep em peeled 👀

You may be familiar with our more colourful varieties of rugs, but we also have a stunning collection of monochrome keli...
08/10/2021

You may be familiar with our more colourful varieties of rugs, but we also have a stunning collection of monochrome kelims like these. Handmade by Uzbek weavers, these will complete any minimalist interiors! 🔥

You may be familiar with our more colourful varieties of rugs, but we also have a stunning collection of monochrome kelims like these. Handmade by Uzbek weavers, these will complete any minimalist interiors! 🔥

🔥New stock drop🔥 Autumns here, and we’re not a fan of the gloomy weather it’s bringing with it. Why not brighten up your...
04/10/2021

🔥New stock drop🔥 Autumns here, and we’re not a fan of the gloomy weather it’s bringing with it. Why not brighten up your lives with some of these bold bright and wonderfully eccentric pieces. We have throws, cushion covers and more! Have a look in store today 🐯🐒🐘🌺🌈

A throne fit for a king 👑🐘 we stock traditional handmade crafts such as this lovely paper mache elephant painted in beau...
27/09/2021

A throne fit for a king 👑🐘 we stock traditional handmade crafts such as this lovely paper mache elephant painted in beautiful bold colours and patterns. Come in today to see lots more of what we have! 🔥🔥

A throne fit for a king 👑🐘 we stock traditional handmade crafts such as this lovely paper mache elephant painted in beautiful bold colours and patterns. Come in today to see lots more of what we have! 🔥🔥

We have a beautiful and varied selection of Kashmiri chain stitch cushion covers. Soft to the touch with beautiful intri...
25/09/2021

We have a beautiful and varied selection of Kashmiri chain stitch cushion covers. Soft to the touch with beautiful intricate designs, you can really feel the work that’s gone into these! 🐘

We’ve just had a HUGE shipment of costume jewellery! These bold statement pieces will top off any outfit! We’re sure to ...
22/09/2021

We’ve just had a HUGE shipment of costume jewellery! These bold statement pieces will top off any outfit! We’re sure to have a pattern/colour combo that suits you 🔥🔥🔥

We’ve just had a huge shipment of repurposed temple columns, painted wooden horses, mirrors, pots and more! The columns ...
20/09/2021

We’ve just had a huge shipment of repurposed temple columns, painted wooden horses, mirrors, pots and more! The columns work nicely as candlestick holders 🕯🕯

Some favourites from our selection of hand block printed bedding! Double sided and a huge variety of colour palettes, pa...
27/08/2021

Some favourites from our selection of hand block printed bedding! Double sided and a huge variety of colour palettes, patterns and styles to suit your bedrooms ✨ and if you’ve already copped some, tag us! We love seeing our products in their new homes 💕

We’re loving these up-cycled jackets! Made from bits of Bengali quilts, these beautiful one of a kind garments are fashi...
16/08/2021

We’re loving these up-cycled jackets! Made from bits of Bengali quilts, these beautiful one of a kind garments are fashionable and sustainable! ♻️♻️♻️
they’re selling fast so be sure to get your hands on one today 🔥

The weathers looking up again! 🔥🔥 We’ve got you sorted for all your summer party needs with our huge selection of beauti...
11/08/2021

The weathers looking up again! 🔥🔥 We’ve got you sorted for all your summer party needs with our huge selection of beautiful table linen! Hand screen and block printed, these are sure to impress your guests ✨

New display showcasing our gorgeous Kalamkari textiles! Having them laid out in all their glory makes all those handmade...
06/08/2021

New display showcasing our gorgeous Kalamkari textiles! Having them laid out in all their glory makes all those handmade patterns POP 🔥🔥🔥
Swipe for photos from our archive of the Kalamkari process - This particular craft is practiced in the village of Polavarum in Southern India and involves a long complex process of preparation and treatment of cotton, pigment production, and several phases of printing for each colour ✨

We love these gorgeous cast metal figures with beautiful mosaic tile detailing! We’re very lucky to stock such a huge va...
31/07/2021

We love these gorgeous cast metal figures with beautiful mosaic tile detailing!
We’re very lucky to stock such a huge variety of traditional crafts from South Asia! 🔥🔥

🔥We want you!🔥Apply now to be a part of our friendly retail team ✨We’re looking for a general assistant for our shop. We...
30/07/2021

🔥We want you!🔥
Apply now to be a part of our friendly retail team ✨

We’re looking for a general assistant for our shop. We specialise in the retail of ethically sourced crafts from South Asia and surrounding countries.

ROLE:
- Retail: sales, taking to customers, upkeep of stock and displays
- Admin: emails & enquiries, ordering day-to-day sundries
- Promotion: promoting our values and contributing to social media
- General: upkeep of shop presentation and in-house day-to-day maintenance

REQUIREMENTS:
- Great communicator who enjoys helping customers
- Has an interest in South Asia and/or crafts, or is keen to learn
- Happy to lift and shift stock, including rugs and furniture
- Day-to-day maintenance skills
-Good with emails and online ordering

TO APPLY:
Send us your CV an covering letter to: [email protected] by 13 August
We look forward to hearing from you! 🔥🔥🔥

long kurtas! we love the gorgeous patterns of these hand block printed textiles 🎨 make sure to pop ina be see our full s...
24/07/2021

long kurtas! we love the gorgeous patterns of these hand block printed textiles 🎨 make sure to pop ina be see our full stock of these, our shirts and more! perfect for this hot summer weather we’re having right now! ✨

Look at these gorgeous hand painted decorative objects! Which paper mache elephant is your favourite? 🐘
23/07/2021

Look at these gorgeous hand painted decorative objects! Which paper mache elephant is your favourite? 🐘

We’re loving these striking Shibori kimonos! 100% cotton these are so soft to touch and perfect for this hot weather we’...
19/07/2021

We’re loving these striking
Shibori kimonos! 100% cotton these are so soft to touch and perfect for this hot weather we’re having! 😎
Shibori is a traditional Japanese manual tie-dying process 🇯🇵

We stock a huge range of deities- Stacked on a temple stand, these figures are of Shiva as Nataraja. Nataraja translates...
12/07/2021

We stock a huge range of deities- Stacked on a temple stand, these figures are of Shiva as Nataraja. Nataraja translates roughly as ‘lord of the dance’. Its symbolic of Shivas cosmic dance of creation 🌌 He dances on the demon, Apasmara, who represents temptation that will lead humankind astray. Shiva as Nataraja offers his believers salvation.

Look at these cute hand block printed elephants! the patterns are gorgeous and they’re only £6.95 each - bargain 🐘🐘🐘
10/07/2021

Look at these cute hand block printed elephants! the patterns are gorgeous and they’re only £6.95 each - bargain 🐘🐘🐘

We have gorgeous silk cushion covers in all the colours of the rainbow! 🌈 so soft and pretty in the light, you’re sure t...
07/07/2021

We have gorgeous silk cushion covers in all the colours of the rainbow! 🌈 so soft and pretty in the light, you’re sure to find some that fit your home decor!

Did you know we sell original tribal art from India? Now you do! 🔥🔥🔥 The black and white pieces are Gond artworks, and t...
03/07/2021

Did you know we sell original tribal art from India? Now you do! 🔥🔥🔥 The black and white pieces are Gond artworks, and the brown are Warli paintings. Amazing compositions, traditional practice - we’re v lucky to have these! ✨

Beautifully detailed screen printed curtain panels. So soft to the touch and in a gorgeous blue colour scheme, these are...
02/07/2021

Beautifully detailed screen printed curtain panels. So soft to the touch and in a gorgeous blue colour scheme, these are far too pretty to miss out on! 🌸
Find this and more of our beautiful hand made stock in our shop today, only a minute from the market!

We have a wide range of beautiful Crewel Work textiles! from cushions to curtains we’ve got you sorted 🙌🏽 Soooo soft to ...
26/06/2021

We have a wide range of beautiful Crewel Work textiles! from cushions to curtains we’ve got you sorted 🙌🏽
Soooo soft to the touch, you can feel the quality in these textiles which are a specialty of Kashmir ✨
Designs range from floral patterns to animal and human forms. Which is your favourite? We’re loving the elephant 🐘🐘🐘

Khourjeen/Bolesht - otherwise known as donkey bags! Despite the nickname, these are usually carried by people 🐴🐴🐴The Bel...
23/06/2021

Khourjeen/Bolesht - otherwise known as donkey bags! Despite the nickname, these are usually carried by people 🐴🐴🐴

The Belouch and other tribes make Belouchi weavings such as these pillow bags. The face is piled and the back flat woven.

Check out these and more in store today! 🔥

Address

The Old Skating Rink Gallery, 34-36 Bethel Street
Norwich
NR2 1NR

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