Sabourin Curio Cabinet May 02nd, 2017 - 18:33:05
There is really no limit to what you can display to your curio cabinet. But most commonly, usual displays revolve around one theme or there is something common between the items. Figurines, jewelry, wines and wine glasses, porcelain and ceramics, photographs, collectibles, souvenirs, are the items usually found inside curios. Curio cabinets and the beautiful display inside it add elegance to any house. The extent of display usually depends on what type of curio cabinet it is, or what the theme of the house is.
Is the space amply high and wide? Then you might want to get a traditional, dark cherry curio cabinet with generous measurements of 44W x 17D x 79H inches.If narrower, then a more contemporary curio cabinet with practical urban living measurements of 24W x 12D x 76H inches may be better.If low and wide such as in a family room or den, then a golden oak console curio cabinet measuring 56W x 13D x 30H inches is probably what you need.And if angled in a corner, you may want a curio cabinet that can be snugly placed in a corner and probably measuring around 28W x 16D x 72H inches.
A curio cabinet can come in all different sizes from wall-mounted, tabletop to floor models. They are predominately a glass cabinet with wood or metal framework. Curio cabinets are usually are horizontal in shape to display collectibles. The sides of these cabinets are normally glass while the back of the cabinet is either glass or mirror material with a different number of shelves for the collectibles to stand on. A curio can have a very plain design or have very intricate designs that really accentuate the piece. A curio will help prevent dust build-up on collectibles. A curio cabinet differs from a display case, in that a display case is usually horizontal to display jewelry that is for sale on a felt bottom while a curio is vertical to show standing items and usually has no bottom lining.
Miniature Curios are exactly as they sound. They are smaller version of standard wall curios, usually shorter. They tend to be better suited for compact or higher trafficked areas. Console Tables are similar to miniature curio cabinets (especially in size); however they take on a more traditional, four-legged table design. Hanging curios are small curio cabinets that are light enough to be hung. The great thing about these curios is that most are also wall mountable. Now that you have a good understanding of what a Curio Cabinet is and the different types, time to find the one that best suits your home. Curio Cabinets are going to add the extra beautiful brilliance that your house and collectables deserves. Whether you decide on a traditional curio cabinet or modern, just know that your home is going to look great and your valuables are safe and sound.