Precious Moments Figurines for Halloween
The falling leaves and pumpkin patches all around are screaming that Halloween is right around the corner. Now will be a great time to get your home ready for a night of fun with your friends and family. While looking for cute Halloween decorations, don't forget to take a look at the various Precious Moments figurines listed on eBay. You can place these decorative pieces anywhere to spruce up the overall look of your house. From cute animal figures to dainty human faces, there are plenty of designs you can choose from. These figurines will look great when placed alongside cutlery on your buffet table. Or you can use them to decorate your mantle. If you are running on a budget for your Halloween party, you can check out the pre-owned varieties on eBay.What are Precious Moments figurines?
The Precious Moments collection was created by artist Sam Butcher. Originally, the adorable, large-eyed children were art pieces featured on greeting cards during the early 1970s. The first three-dimensional porcelain bisque Precious Moments figurines were produced in 1978. Precious Moments are considered giftware figurines because they depict nearly every event and stage of life.How many Precious Moments figurines are there?
The original release of these small collectible figurines included 21 Precious Moments figurines, now known as "The Original 21." In the time since, many additional Precious Moments models have been produced, with typically 25 to 40 new designs released each year.How do you care for Precious Moments figurines?
Porcelain Precious Moments figures may be gently washed in warm water with a mild soap. Allow the figurine to air dry completely, including the hollow inside cavity, before packing or returning to your display. In the event that your Precious Moments figurine is broken or chipped, you may repair it using super glue or porcelain-grade cement.What characters can you find in Precious Moments collections?
- Disney Characters: The Disney Showcase selection immortalizes Disneys older characters such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald and Daisy Duck, and Goofy. There are also figurines of Disneys heroic and humorous movie characters available, including Jack Sparrow, Tinkerbell, Mike and Sulley, Alice in Wonderland, Pumbaa and Timon, and Simba. The Disney Princess line of figurines includes Ariel, Aurora, Mulan, and other Disney princesses.
- The Muppets: Other Precious Moments collections include the Muppets, with figurines of Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, and many others.
- The Wizard of Oz: They also have figurines of classic faces from the “Wizard of Oz,” including Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion.
- The Care Bears: Care Bears figurines can also be found. Some of those featured in the collection include Grumpy Bear, Cheer Bear, and Tenderheart Bear.
There are a wide variety of figurines designed for a number of special occasions and life moments. Specific occasions include the following:
- Wedding anniversaries
- Acts of appreciation and thank-yous, including American veteran appreciation
- The birth of a baby boy or girl, baby showers, baptisms, and other rites of passage
- Birthdays, including babies’ and childrens birthdays
- Communions, confirmations, graduations, and other congratulations
- Engagements, weddings, and retirements