Yehudit Laine drawer, 2017-11-24 00:14:56. Even though society in many regions has discontinued the tradition of giving Dower Chests to their young daughters, beautifully constructed Hope Chests are still loving given as wedding presents or as a special gift.Shaker Style Hope Chests
Ivona Gita drawer, 2017-11-10 22:22:56. There are many different benefits that can be realized through the usage and placement of a chest of drawers in your bedroom. For example, a chest of drawers truly does maximize the amount of available space that will be available after the placement of that furniture piece.
Rajya Maureen drawer, 2017-11-10 21:32:00. There's a wide range of plastic cupboards available from under 50 offering value for money and a practical solution as they are very easy to keep clean, just give them a wipe down every now and then. It's easy to find storage cupboards and shelving units that match if you want to keep the work area smart and professional looking. Units are self-assembled and many of today's models are fitted together without bolts or screws.
Whetu Haanraads drawer, 2017-11-11 21:30:10. The chest of drawers has long been a staple piece of bedroom furniture all over the world. This functional piece adds much needed storage while also providing some display area for photos and trinkets and the like. Over the years, however, this piece has fallen into a bit of rut, design-wise. Boring, cookie-cutter dressers and chests with five or six equally sized drawers have become the norm, and are what most of us have in our bedrooms. There are alternatives to these ho-hum pieces of bedroom furniture that can add some style and flair while still serving the purpose of storage. Here are a few of them.
Sonja Mairenn drawer, 2017-11-11 00:38:48. The painted designs on some of these Hope Chests are very elaborate which has enabled historians to be able to categorize them by region and to recognize specific craftsmen. These Dower Chest designs included the use of inlaid leaf and flower motifs, unicorns, hearts, birds, hex designs to ward off evil spirits, flower designs mainly of roses or tulips, the name of the girl receiving the Hope Chest and the date that the Hope Chest was presented.
Aggie Lala drawer, 2017-11-12 10:37:53. Along with the sulfur inlay used in their beautiful designs, ivory, shell, contrasting colored wood and bone were additional materials placed into the wood chiseled incisions. Many of the blanket chests crafted in Pennsylvania by German immigrants were artfully inlaid with leaf and floral designs flowing out from vases. The vases would have been created out of one of the additional materials.Sulfur inlay was also used to create string inlay and inlaid keyhole escutcheon in geometric patterns as an additional design element. This inlay was very fine in detail so that all of the designs created were very sophisticated in appearance.
Clarissa Bancroft drawer, 2017-11-11 07:09:58. There has been a lot of confusion about the make-up of this material, its composition, methods of manufacture and the source of their color since then. Some of these inlays were found to be a type of allotrope of sulfur in 1977. Some years later another inlay type was found on eighteenth-century hope chest furniture,also ivory-colored, that did not contain sulfur.
Sonja Mairenn drawer, 2017-11-10 17:41:06. These dressers come with the lower style which the mirror can also be purchased, or you can buy the chest of drawers. This allows you to have many options when designing your bedroom, and gives you more choices to meet your own needs. Because they are part of a collection, the large dresser or the chest, are done in the same beautiful finish, and made with exceptional quality.
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