Many people love to collect. From art to jewellery to picture frames, there is something to fit everyone’s tastes. A favoured option for displaying collectibles is trinket boxes. These treasures range from tiny--no more than an inch--to larger, usable boxes. They are made of various types of material; from wood to precious gold. They come plain and highly adorned. However, they are usually quite beautiful. and many collectors want to display them in a positive way.
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Things you need
- Trinket boxes
- Shadow box
- Wall shelf
- Wall scounce
- Small glass or plastic case
- Lighted collector case
- Other collectibles
Feature smaller trinket boxes within a wooden, metal or ceramic shadow box or on a shelf or scounce that is hung on the wall.
Choose boxes that are similar in nature to, or complement, the motif of the room.
Store very tiny, fragile, or highly detailed trinket boxes within a small plastic or glass case made for such a purpose. Then use the case as part of a room’s decor, as bookends for a bookshelf, or as a focal point for a more general art collection.
Store the entire trinket box collection inside a lighted collector's case.
Display the trinket boxes in conjunction with other collectibles such as picture frames or eggs.
Use the boxes as a part of a centrepiece or focal point for a larger display.
Use the boxes to house other collectable items like jewellery.
Turn the boxes into something usable within the motif such as a candleholder, a key box or anything else that might be desired.
Tips and warnings
- Store boxes according to recommendations for their type (like silver, gold, or gemstone).
- Keep expensive collectibles out of the reach of small children.