Dragons have played a big part in literature, folklore, and history. Dragons can be found painted on cave walls, as ceramic or stone figurines, and in literature/history of many different cultures. Dragons seem to be a recurring theme in literature worldwide. Some believe they are mythological creatures of fantasy others believe they were dinosaurs that lived at the same time as many ancient cultures.
Dragon figurines are a great collectible capturing both our imagination and part of our history. Dragons have been viewed as protective spirits, or as creatures to be hunted as trophies for recognition. As a trophy or a reminder of your favorite literary dragon; dragon figurines make a great addition to any room of your home for both young and old alike.
Collectible dragon figurines come in many different materials as well as shapes and sizes. Some common materials are crystal, glass, pewter, and plastic. Crystal and glass being some of the more expensive dragon figurines while pewter and plastic would be lesser in cost. Crystal figurines can also vary widely in price depending on the amount of lead found in the figurine. Crystal and glass figurines are best displayed in a case or out of reach of small hands. Pewter and plastic figurines are more durable for being played with as toys. Sizes range from large enough to be a table to small enough to make jewelry out of.
There is also a wide variety of dragon collectibles to choose from; water fountains, book ends, mirrors, candle holders, incense burners, and figurines just to name a few. These collectibles could be combined in a single room or setting or discretely though out the entire house.