Antique World Globes
The real purpose of a world globe is to reflect the world in three dimension. Antique decor pieces have a history dating to the 2nd century B.C., with the finding of borders around Etruscan cave paintings. Some decor accents like frames were primarily used for isolating and safeguarding particular paintings.
The first Antique Picture Frame was the carved wooden frame found in the Middle Ages, when frames were usually made by painter himself. It was during the Renaissance that frame making gained prominence. Professional frame makers came into the forefront and Antique Picture Frames reflected the furniture style, from ornate to gilded or rococo. Generally in wood or metal, Antique Picture Frames add a touch of glamour to surroundings, and at the same time enhance a picture.
Antique world globes depict Victorian style designs in carved or ornamental wood or metal. Not everyone can afford genuine Antique Ornaments, but popular reproductions are available. Made in wood or metal, these reproductions appear like genuine pieces and suit our budget. One can be an art connoisseur, but if frames just do not gel with modernistic fittings then whole purpose of antique decor is lost. No point in distracting attention from the world globe, which is as precious as the globe.
With mass-produced items gaining economic predominance, a majority of us prefer simple decor in wood or plastic to reflect personal style. Antique globes, bikes boats etc in wood and metal became collector’s items. It was not long before changing attitudes and perspectives have forced Antique Globes into the limelight. They have once again graduated from collectors’ item to a must-have item.