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A Variety Of Figurines To Build A Collection With

Jul 18, 2008
Collectors of antique figurines can locate these incredible images at a variety of different places and also in a variety of designs. Some collectors might specialize there collection on a particular design, while other collectors may focus their collections on a particular sculptor.

There are different manufacturing companies of these fantastic figurines such as ones that depict bears, which are carved as sculptures that have been inspired from the great outdoors. Collectors have found that bear figurines are extremely popular due to the bears are captured doing a variety of activities that include playing ball, fishing, sleeping, reading, and many more. Typically, these figurines can be displayed with in a display case and they are normally less than twelve inches in height. If a collector is interested in larger versions of bear figurines, then they can be easily located, but storing them in a display case might be more difficult than storing the small versions. In the case of the larger scale figurines, collectors may need to be stored on coffee tables, end tables, mirrors, and other furniture throughout your home.

Another design of figurine that has become popular with collectors is cats, and there is a wide variety available in different styles and price ranges. Most cat figurines have incredible realistic features while some are free standing and others are created within a variety of scenes to add personality to the appearance of the cat. Collectors have found that cat figurines can be personalized by the name or birthstone being added.

There are figurines that have been created as limited editions, which originated back in the 1950s in a city of Spain by three brothers. These figurines have been created by hand and are extremely unique. Figurines that came from the same mold and were designed by the same artist would not always be the same because they hand painted. Of course, these figurines are quite valuable because only a limited amount was able to be made at a time. Other figurines feature fabulous wedding designs, such as the ones from Giuseppe Armani, who passed away in 2006. Many of these figurines have been used on tops of wedding cakes, which features a bride and groom as well as other symbolic creatures such as swans and parrots. These wedding figurines are seen as sentiments of love and romance to any collector. Collectors can also collect

One really big popular type of figurine is from Disney, which features prominent characters such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto, and many more. These characters can be captured in a wide variety of designs in different poses and costumes as well. These figurines will also feature popular Disney movies like Bambi, Finding Nemo, Little Mermaid, Toy Story and many more, which are crafted in extremely high standards and are produced by Lenox.

Another renown artist is Thomas Kinkade, who is a devout Christian artist and is considered to be one of Americas' most popular living artist. His figurines are mostly focused on Christmas and offer a variety of figurines that feature houses, trees, wreathes, angels, snowmen, and Nativity scenes. These figurines are all hand painted and are inspired by work from Thomas Kinkade, which are realistic and inspiring.
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