6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

Your bookshelves are more than just places to store your favorite hardbacks and magazines. They are also the perfect place to display collections, art, and items you’ve picked up along your travels, or inherited from family. Here are 6 inspiring ways bookshelves can be used to show off beautiful, cultural pieces.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

Beaded African dolls look lovely on this modern, white shelving unit. They are perfect among the other global sculptures that make this space unique.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

A collection of masks and pottery make a striking impact on this open shelving.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

The dead space at top of these streamlined shelves has been used to display a variety of pieces for a curated feel.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

Rachel Roy effortlessly incorporates a carved Ganesh among her modern collection of books.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

A bright golden Buddha statue sits beautifully atop a stack of books.

AphroChic: 6 Ways To Display Cultural Artifacts On Your Bookshelf

Emily Henderson displays a number of African statues together on this crisp, white shelving unit.

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Sources: Remix: Decorating With Culture, Objects and Soul; Architectural Digest; One Kings Lane; AphroChic; Moth DesignRemix: Decorating With Culture, Objects and Soul

 

 

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