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Having a display cabinet in your living room is one of the best choices you can make. You may use it to display books, trophies, showpiece, and so on. No matter what you use it for, a display cabinet brings the best out of the items shown in it. That’s why you should take your time to choose the best possible display cabinet.
But you cannot do that if you have no idea what to look for. Since display cabinets are made differently by different manufacturers, they may make varied impressions depending on the room in which they are displayed. Here are key things to look at when choosing a display cabinet for your home.
(Above photo - Sheraton Revival Display Cabinet - Mahogany Inlay 1880 )
One of the significant features of any display cabinet is the design. The design should stand out even before you put anything into it. A good plan would enhance the look of your pictures, trophies, and other rare items. When choosing the design, avoid anything that is too minimalist. Instead, it should be grandiose enough to become a center of attraction to anyone who comes into your house.
2. Material from Which It Is Made
(Above photo - Arts and Craft Ebonised Pier Cabinet Display )
The design of a display cabinet also puts into consideration the material. It involved making a careful choice about the material to use. For once, the material needed to have an aesthetic appeal such as that provided by natural hardwood. Nothing looks as good as a strong, refined display cabinet made from hardwood. Whether you are buying a modern cabinet or an antique one, make sure that the wood is of the highest quality.
In addition to the type of wood, you should consider whether the cabinet has a glazed front or not. Cabinets with glazed fronts are the best for displaying vases, trophies, and so on. If you intend to display pieces of art, then you should buy a cabinet with glass all around it. That way, you will be able to showcase all the detailed intricacies of the piece of art in question.
3. Is The Display Cabinet Properly Finished?
(Above photo - Pair Sheraton Satinwood Display Cabinets on Stands Bookcases )
The design of an antique display cabinet wouldn’t look fine if the finish isn’t that fine. After all, the type of finish used in a cabinet is what makes it stand out from the rest. While several furniture manufacturers rely on machines, they may not produce finely finished pieces of furniture. That’s why you need to look for fine handcrafted display cabinets. The kind of attention that goes into creating these furniture pieces ensures you have a beautiful cabinet at the end.
(Above photo -Pair Louis XV Kingwood Display Cabinets Vitrine Bijouterie )
So, what kind of display cabinet do you want? Is it a tall, narrow display cabinet or a wide one? Come to our shop and check out the beautiful cabinets we have on display. In the end, you will have a piece of furniture that will act as a center of attraction in your living room. We will help you to make the right choice when you come to our Canonbury Antiques Hertfordshire showroom.
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