Advice 1: How to make medals

Man has been gathering since ancient times. At first it was just an accumulation of useful things, then the savings systematized and divided, were called collections. And people that collect certain items were called collectors. Picking up, collecting of medals and decorations is called faleristics and belongs to the category of numismatics.
How to make medals
Many people do not do the collecting, just keep the battle honors of their grandfathers and great grandfathers. For better preservation of awards and medals they need to properly execute. The easiest way to design can be a making a homemade tablet.
Buy in-store chocolates in packaging with transparent plastic cover. Box size will determine the number of awards that must be placed. You may need several boxes, or one large.
Open the box. From the kit you will only be interested in the transparent cover. Carefully rinse cap with all stickers.
From a piece of hardboard cut out a rectangle the size of the cover (less than 1-2mm on all sides).
Take a piece of green or dark-green velvet (orders and medals look best it on a green velvet) and glue them to the rectangle of hardboard with glue "Moment".
Draw on velvet or a thin piece of chalk a straight line on which you place the medals and decorations.
Take welcome (sewing Velcro, consisting of brushed parts and the parts with the hooks-hooks), cut it into small pieces (2-3 cm) and shoot the fuzzy part of the Velcro pieces stapled on the planned line.
Pieces with hooks-hooks slip into the pins of the orders and attach them to the fuzzy part. Awards and medals will be firmly and securely fastened. If necessary, they can always be easily removed.
Screw awards and medals in the tablet make a small hole with an awl. Screw the badge insert in the hole, screw the back of the tablet.
On the screen from top to wear the transparent cover from a box of chocolates. Make on the tablet to the rear two holes for hanging the tablet on the wall.
This method of registration of medals and decorations allows you to securely and long to store them, not fearing to spoil. Also, you can easily and quickly view the collection, or, conversely, to hide it in the closet or safe.
Today the most common collecting historical medals and orders. In the collections of famous faleristov you can find a military award of the Patriotic war of 1812, Royal commemorative medals and orders.

Advice 2: How to store medals

Medals, whether they inherited from relatives or earned through their own achievements, always have a special value. That is why storage should be approached with the utmost seriousness.
How to store medals
You will need
  • tablet, wall frame or storage files.
Order medals and orders of the ancestors (or your own) delight you for many years, they must be properly stored. Today, there are several ways to store them. Most people prefer to keep valuable medals and orders in the tablets. So your valuables are not only protected from dust, but also beautifully laid out, so at any time you can show your collection to friends. Tablet for storage of medals you can buy in a specialty store or buy "custom".
Tablet for awards and medals consists of two aluminum frames, sealed with hinges. Back of the tablet is plastic, covered with velvet cloth, and the lock uses a hex screw. This design is both simple and reliable. If desired, the tablet can be mounted on the wall. Before sending the medals and awards to the tablet for storage, carefully clean with soft dry cloth, and then carefully position it inside the tablet. Hang tablet on the wall, you can admire your collection at any time, and she absolutely will not take the place.
Of valuable and beautiful medals and orders you can store in separate frames on the wall. To issue the medal in a frame independently is very difficult, however, in any frame shop will help you. If medals and awards you very much and all they want to flaunt, it is best to dedicate to my collection of glass Cabinet or shelf.
If you are not planning to show anyone his collection of medals, store them in albums or special classera. It's not very beautiful, but reliable ways of storage. Albums for medals and storage files are cheaper tablets and can be suitable for storage not only of medals and decorations, but also expensive antique coins.
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