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Binoculars and Telescopes

tabletop telescope
tabletop telescope
walking stick with telescope
walking stick with telescope
spyglass telescope
spyglass telescope
victorian binoculars
Victorian binoculars
queen Anne telescope
queen Anne telescope
binoculars with tripod
binoculars with tripod
telescopes and other desk accessories

Adding Intrigue and Style with Binoculars and Telescopes

Interior accessories should add panache to a room's decor while at the same time make a statement about the homeowner. If you are looking for distinctive home accessories that evoke intellectual curiosity and travels to far-away realms, consider adding binoculars or telescopes to round out the appeal of your home's interior.

While both binoculars and telescopes are used to assist in the viewing of distant objects, the biggest difference is that telescopes allow viewing with one eye, while binoculars accommodate both eyes. The addition of a stationary stand to either of these viewing accessories helps the user to keep them steady for a close-up picture that's not moving around.

In interior design, the perfect location for binoculars or telescopes is near a window with a view or on a balcony that opens up to an interesting panorama. If you are fortunate enough to have a window that looks out on a compelling landscape or even a body of water, consider placing a set of binoculars or a telescope on a nearby table or on its own stand. You and your guests will be able to enjoy looking out through the lenses and observing wildlife, scanning for far-away features, or just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful view.

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Telescopes are particularly well-suited for nighttime viewing of celestial bodies. What fun you could have hosting a Star Party; you and your guests could enjoy socializing while gazing into the heavens to observe the planets and stars that are far away from our own earth.

Don't forget the statement that these pieces can make as accessories, too. The fine craftsmanship is a pleasure to behold, and think about the touch of exotic travel that binoculars and telescopes bring to the room's overall feeling. A well-built device can be interesting to examine and can also provide the impetus to many lively conversations. In much the same way, an intricate sextant can add historical charm to a decor; while these navigational instruments are rarely in use now, sextants are still fascinating to look at and could add much to a room's style and sophistication.

So as you are contemplating ways in which you can enhance a panoramic view or provide interesting conversation pieces, be sure to check out these elegantly crafted home accessories.

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