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Collectorholics is your premium source for Antiques, Collectibles, and all items in between. I work hard to specialize in the hard to find, odd, weird, and just plain waaayyy cool items of the past and the present. Spend a few minutes looking over my various items and categories. Come back often, new items generally added daily.

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Daily Archives: January 15, 2011


Making A Display For Medieval Footwear

It is much more common place to display a medieval sword than it is to to display medieval foot wear. However, you will find that this display is much more creative in nature. Medieval foot wear can be displayed in many different ways that a medieval sword cannot. In addition to this, it should be noted that medieval foot wear is a very safe display alternative. Children have never accidentally cut themselves on a pair of leather boots. Unfortunately this cannot be said about medieval swords, knives, axes, and other weapons. For these reasons medieval lovers may want to consider switching from medieval sword collecting to medieval foot wear collecting. I wrote this article to talk about medieval foot wear displays, and how to go about acquiring medieval boots to display. The types of foot wear available for you to display consist of: sandals, moccasins, shoes, and even boots. They are available in many different materials, colors and styles. Medieval foot wear shoppers will quickly find that leather is a very popular material for medieval shoes. Why not decide on a particular type of foot wear to display? You'll find that displaying these pieces of art is simple since they can be placed in many different locations. Shelves, display cases, table tops, and shoe racks are all great for making displays in. Rear windshields have even been used as display areas for medieval shoes. Put the items in a specific order so that they will stand out better. For example, why not place all of your boots together with other boots, and all of your shoes together with other shoes. Why not display each one separately so that they will get the full attention they deserve? If you have multiple sets you can display them on shelves, one on top of the other. A great place to pick up these items is the historicalclothingrealm.com This place is great because it has so many different types of footwear to choose from. This site even has television and movie replica foot gear for sale. Why not choose a shoe or boot that people will recognize? You'll find that when people have a connection to your collection, they will take a much larger interest in it. Thank you for reading this page on collecting medieval foot wear. Please link to this page to increase its visibility.


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Guide To Starting A Collection

It can be very satisfying to collect cherished items. The items you collect are irrelevant, it only matters that you enjoy your collection. People collect anything from coins to statues and both types of collectors are extremely happy with what they are doing. If you ask somebody why they collect a certain item you will get many different answers. This makes it hard to decide on what you should collect for yourself. I wrote this article to give you some ideas on how to start a collection. I'll even tell you where I buy my collectibles from.   Firstly, you should know that there is no limit to what you can collect. For instance, I collect ancient Greek armor and have done so for many years. I started my collection with a set of armor I saw for sale at a yard sale. I can't explain why, but I couldn't resist purchasing it. Once I purchased it, I had the urge to buy more and more.   The way I started collecting may be the way you start collecting. You may just happen to be somewhere and see something unique and decide to buy it. Learning more about this item should be your next step. You can buy more and more of these items once you know more about them.   Being proactive is a fantastic way to start your collection. You'll find that creating a collection from things you take an interest in is a great idea. For instance, if your interested in hunting then you may want to collect stuffed animals. If your interested in gardening, then maybe you could start collecting garden knomes.   Discovering some reliable sources to purchase your collectibles from is critical. I buy all of my Greek armors from an Internet store called Historical Clothing Realm http://www.historicalclothingrealm.com . This store is great for me because it has many different armors to choose from. They send all of their armors out quickly and I always receive them in good condition.   When sourcing your collectibles, you should make sure they are good in a few key areas. You'll want to find a store that is reliable, stands by their product, and has a wide variety of items to choose from.   Thanks so much for reading this article. Please add it to your social book marks.


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