Handmade to Order

Indian Bamboo Blinds
Bamboo blindsOpium’s natural split-bamboo chik blinds, as featured in World of Interiors, are handmade in India bespoke to your dimensions. This centuries-old craft originated in the palaces of northern India to give privacy and shade against the heat of the day. Available in 5 designs in natural or black weave cotton details (bespoke colours are also possible), bring the dappled light of an Eastern palace to your own splendid abode!

Download order form & information (Word).

Available in 5 Designs:

Udaipur Gilas bamboo blinds

Udaipur Gilas

Osian Sidha bamboo blinds

Osian Sidha

Jodhpur Choodi bamboo blinds

Jodhpur Choodi

Jaisalmer Chirag bamboo blinds

Jaisalmer Chirag

Jaipur Barfi bamboo blinds

Jaipur Barfi

Designs & Colours

Please see the images for the 5 different design weaves. All designs are available in natural ecru, black and a dark racing green. Bespoke colours can also be created. The design thread work, cotton edging tape and the wooden pulleys will be dyed to match the colourway.

Price & Delivery

Natural Weave (any design) £130 + VAT per square metre (£12 per sq ft + VAT)
Coloured Weave (any design) £160 + VAT per square metre (£15 per sq ft + VAT)

A 50% deposit is required to confirm the order. The balance payable on collection.

The above prices include courier costs from India to Opium in London, (ongoing delivery charges will be additional).

Delivery is approximately 6 weeks for natural weave blinds and 8 weeks for coloured.

If you would like to see the different designs before ordering, they are on display in the Kings Road store.


Blinds can be made to any length with a maximum width of 2 metres per blind. They can be made to hang outside the window frame or within it. Please indicate which you prefer when placing your order/requesting a quotation.

Hanging Styles

The blinds can be made to hang either with tie chords or tab loops which can be threaded on to the curtain pole. Blinds can also be ordered with a bamboo curtain pole at the top, for a more traditional look.

Examples of pulleys and coloured blinds

Jaisalmer Chirag bamboo blinds

Wooden Pulley - Black

Jaipur Barfi bamboo blinds

Wooden Pulley - Natural

Jaisalmer Chirag bamboo blinds

Udaipur Gilas Black Weave

Jaipur Barfi bamboo blinds

Jodhpur Choodi Black Weave

As featured in World of Interiors, August issue - Antennae pages (what's in the air this month).

World of Interiors magazine cover
World of Interiors antennae page

To order please:
Download an order form & information sheet(Word),
call us on 020 7795 0700,
or email