People collect this popular subject for a variety of reasons, because they like owls, or even by accident. Owls can be found in many sizes made from varied materials by a wide range of age, an activity started as a child that can last a lifetime.
It is difficult to explain the popularity of the owl, but popular it certainly is. Weather it be its being a bird of prey or those big starie nighttime eyes or even the easy to copy simple shape of the owl. Affectionately Known as the wise old owl.
Owls, Owl memorabilia and owl collectors can be found commonly right around the world.
Collecting is a very suitable hobby for children, and is a natural part of growing up. Collecting an item such as owls is ideal, as there is a wide range easily available, they are inexpensive and it will spur them on to take an interest in owls.
Collecting Easily obtainable items such as ornamental owls. need no special ability what so ever, and so is an ideal hobby for anyone of any age or gender. As long as you enjoy the subject and get pleasure from your collection.
Owls are readily available in a multitude of materials and forms, ceramics, macrame, drinking glasses, plates, towels, necklaces, wind-chimes, cards and calendars. They can be ornamental or practical and they can be found on walls, in the garden, on shelves and even on clothes. An ordinary collection soon becomes a good collection that is a conversation piece and something widely admired.
As with a range of collections, they can be started by accident, being a collection before you realise. A Brownie leader (brown owl) is given a simple owl as a present by a grateful brownie, then another and so on, soon friends and relatives realising you have owls have an ideal subject for birthday or Christmas presents or mementos from a holiday. and soon with out realising it. YOU HAVE A COLLECTION. Friends then on their travels bring you back any thing with an owl on it.
As with most collections, there is no real potential, it is a pastime for personal satisfaction and pleasure, although you may be called on to show off your treasures, as a collection has wide fascination. An American lady has 18,000 owl items.
* Bird watching 64(owls). * Collecting 116. * Collecting owls as part of a much larger collection of birds.
Owls being so popular and in currant production, individual pieces can be purchased very inexpensively, however as with all collections rarer or very detailed pieces will cost more.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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