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Campaign Chest with doors open showing internal design

The History of Campaign Furniture

Why was Campaign furniture important? Campaign furniture played a crucial role in history for several reasons. Firstly, it served practical needs by providing military officers with portable and functional furniture during campaigns, allowing them to maintain some level of comfort while on the move. The collapsible and compact designs made transportation more manageable As global […]

Long Fingered Large Hand Chair Suar Wood Bali

Everything about Suar Wood. A Feraille’s mini guide.

Suar wood, also known as rain tree wood or monkey pod wood, is a type of hardwood primarily found in Southeast Asia, including countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. 1. Appearance: Suar wood is renowned for its striking and unique appearance. It typically has a rich, dark brown to reddish-brown color with contrasting grain patterns. […]

the back of the teak arbour

Feraille. Ferailles. What is this name? (meaning, history, past, present and future)

First and foremost its OUR name!  And we trade under this name with pride and responsibility, but here we take a closer look at the name, aside from our shop based here at 9 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK The term: “feraille” typically refers to scrap metal or discarded metal objects. Its meaning is rooted […]

Overview of French Glazed Wall Ceramic Circa 1950's

We are changing direction here at Ferailles of Great Yarmouth, “Knot just a furniture shop!”

French Signed 1950’s Wall Ceramic, marks a new phase in our trading approach and history: This post highlights the beginning of a new journey in our history and includes a step change in the way we source, offer and delivery our products to you, our exceptional customers We proudly present this piece as the first […]

Suar Wood Hand Table with Glass Top

What exactly is Suar Wood? – Here we provide a little bit of information.

One of our most common questions relating to wooden hand-carved / handmade products is “What’s Suar Wood?” Well, Suar wood tree, also known as “Albizia Saman or Monkeypod”, is a large tropical rain tree that can grow up to heights of 25 metres. It is characterised by its umbrella canopy, the tree naturally creates an insulated, cool […]


Ferailles Christmas “POSTAGE” cut off & “SHOP” openings:

Hello everyone, We at Ferailles of good old Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK trust that this little update post greets you all well? Seasons greetings and best wishes all the same, tis’ the season to be Jolly… CHRISTMAS POSTAGE DEADLINES POSTAL (UK & EU) deadline is THURSDAY 20th December 2018 – we cannot guarantee that orders […]