Pots, Pots & More Pots

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Yogyakarta is the seat of one of the oldest and most powerful sultanates in Indonesia, and is considered a great centre of Javanese culture. Many arts and crafts flonished over the centuries around the royal courts. One of these, located south of the palaces, is a small village which has been supplying terracotta pottery throughout the ages to royals and … Read More

“New Find”

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We have “new find” this week. And we can’t hardly wait to share it with you. A lovely and vintage fruit bowl, dulang bowl, bar stool and many more. Take a look at this promo, maybe you will find something interesting for your business. Check this catalogue to see some of the most exciting, unusual and super-salable items.

“New This Week!”

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We found some good stuff last week, and want to share it with you. A pretty diverse lot – risban benches, tables, old rice mortars, umpak candlestick. Take a peep at this promo. Could be something excitingly new for your business.

“A Wide Variety of Things from Armada Orient”

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Here in Solo, in the centre of Java island. We have access to a wide variety of things. And with nearly 25 years of experience, we know just what sells. Be it a lovely old risban bench, a funky cake mold neatly holds spice jars, an ancient waterpot for the garden or an unusual cupboard – we either have, can … Read More

“A List of Super Special Sale”

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Christmas is almost upon us and at Armada we are having a Super Sale to clear out our warehouse so we have room for next year’s new stock. There are lots of goodies here – rattan chairs and sofas, old teak tables and cupboards, special decoration pieces and much more. This is a great opportunity to collect some real bargains, … Read More

The Road Trip

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The latest little road trip we did was short but sweet. There were some great pieces – many of them ideal filler items that can get your container value up (and your freight bill per item down). The Sculptor This young Indonesia guy is a genuine genius in turning scrap items into intriguingly sculptures. There are robots and animals, people … Read More

Interior Decoration

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With Covid restrictions now easing around the world, people at last have the power to move around. Many are enjoying life outside of their homes – visiting pubs, eating out at restaurants, watching shows at the cinema or theater. When they were confined to their houses, people spent on home improvements, a new TV or computer, on the garden. But … Read More

SAM’S HOUSE

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At Armada Orient, we get some interesting projects. One such job was to manufacture house components, furnishings and decorations for a new house in Strathalbyn, a pretty little rural village an hour outside Adelaide in South Australia. Our friend Sam had a good idea of what he wanted. A tradesman (tiler) by profession, he was well acquainted with most aspects … Read More

The Old Modes of Transport

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Things here in Indonesia are changing rapidly, 20 years ago, most people rode pushbikes, or walked. Or if they’d a lot of things to carry back from the market, they might hire a becak pedicab or take a horse drawn carriage. Nowadays, most of these modes have largely disappeared. Solo city now has a sophisticated public transport system, with air … Read More