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Bronze Statue Article.
Because a bronze statue is so rare and something you don't typically see in homes today, it's good to think of how you'll display it before you bring it home. It's also good to think about this before you have one commissioned; you want to be sure you have room for it and that it won't overshadow any other furniture or other pieces you may have. You also need to think about how the color of a bronze statue will work in your home because it is so unique; it typically coordinates well with just about any style or dÃ©cor, but you need to consider how to display it properly in order for it to look its best.
One thing to remember about a bronze statue is that it typically makes a statement all on its own. This means you probably want to display it in a place and in a fashion that won't make the area look cluttered. Think of a corner or hallway that doesn't have other items in it so that the bronze statue can stand on its own. You may also want to move out furniture and other items that may be near it so that it doesn't look cluttered or busy.
Because it's typically larger than other pieces, you may also want to measure around the area where you'll put a bronze statue so that you know it will fit properly. This means width as well as height. While you may assume it will fit in your living room or hallway, be sure to note areas where you may have a soffit in the ceiling which lowers the height; these are not uncommon in the corners where ductwork runs. Your bronze statue may not actually fit that corner you imagine, so take measurements before you order or purchase one to be sure.
Another consideration about displaying your bronze statue is that typically you'll want to have it lighted so that it stands out even at night. Because darker metals tend to absorb light, you'll notice that it may become somewhat dim and dreary at night. A good overhead spotlight or a small light on the floor behind it can make your bronze statue a real showcase all hours. It can also add that shin that you may be looking for by choosing this metal.Polish your bronze statue regularly so that you keep it looking its best. A good polish with the right cleaning material will mean a good shine and that it won't collect dust. This will make your bronze statue a real showcase in your home.
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