Yolette Curio Cabinet May 19th, 2017 - 18:41:01
Glass curio cabinets are a nice way to display those little odds and ends that every good collector picks up. While there are dedicated collectors out there that specialize in one or maybe two types of collections, the vast majority of people tend to collect odds and ends from their daily lives. Dedicated collectors often have specialized methods of preserving and displaying their collections, but for those of us who almost randomly and haphazardly pick up anything for display and collection, glass curio cabinets are one of the most attractive ways to organize our assorted memorabilia.
There are a lot of different designs for curio cabinets, and you should pick ones that will best display your little toys. One of the first considerations you should choose is the general type of cabinet you want. There are four major types of glass curio cabinets, namely: wall mount type cabinets, shelf type cabinets, corner display cabinets, and centerpiece cabinets. Wall mount cabinets are handy and usually dont take up too much space, and can be used for displaying almost anything. Favorite uses for wall mounted glass curio cabinets are as racks for long items like fishing rods and rifles, or for displaying rows of a certain item like vases, books, rocks, and other similar-sized items.
The wall-mounted curio cabinet is usually the smallest with an open front with multiple shelves for small collectibles. This curio is normally a square or diagonal design. These cabinets are usually made of wood with multiple display shelves and both attach to the wall. These cabinets normally do not have the intricate design that may appear in tabletop or floor model curios. Although, they still make for very attractive displays of your collectibles. A tabletop cabinet will be considerably smaller than floor curio cabinets. They normally have one to two shelves for display items and one or two doors in the front of glass, wood or metal. Tabletop models will hold only a few items or if you take out the shelves the curio can be used as a doll display case. They can range in size from eight to sixteen inches wide, six to eight inches deep to eighteen to twenty-eight inches high.
The other best thing about this type of cabinet is it is always cost efficient. Plus, you can customize or achieve a wonderful look without spending too much on larger cabinets. For instance, curio cabinets can cost anywhere between $20 and $400 while one can cost more than $4000. The final benefit that we can get from a wall curio cabinet and glass curio cabinet is the fact that these cabinets come in a multiple range of styles, colors and finishes. There are traditional versions that are still available in the market, in fact you can literally get one that seems like it was made in the 1500s, or you can rather choose the one with contemporary design. Obviously, everyone prefers to purchase the model that match the current design of their home furniture.