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How Do I Choose the Best Tall Vase?

Solomon Branch
Solomon Branch

Choosing the best tall vase will depend quite heavily on what you wish to use it for. Tall vases can make decorative additions to any room when displayed alone, either on the floor or on a shelf. They also make attractive displays for tall flowers or, in the case of clear vases, rocks or decorative sand. Tall vases come in a variety of sizes, including vases that reach up to 10 feet (3 m) tall. You will also need to consider what kind of quality you want, how much you want to pay, and how the vase will be constructed.

A good first step in choosing the best tall vase is deciding what purpose it will serve and where you will be displaying it. The tall vase should go well with the décor and color scheme of the room where it will be placed. Decide what height the tall vase should be, and ensure there is enough space from the top of the vase to whatever is above it, if you are going to put it on a shelf or display flowers in it.

Flowers in a tall vase.
Flowers in a tall vase.

Tall vases come in a variety of colors and materials, and knowing what you will be using your vase for will help you choose the right combination. For example, if you want to use the vase to display rocks or sand, a transparent vase made from plastic, crystal or glass would be the best choice. Tall vases made of porcelain, bamboo or clay are often intricately decorated and make fine displays either alone or with flowers. Some artists have even created tall vases made of recycled materials, such as wood, scrap metal and plastics.

Yard sales and garage sales are good places to look for a tall vase.
Yard sales and garage sales are good places to look for a tall vase.

The quality of tall vases is as varied as the materials and colors available. The highest quality vases are antiques or are produced by a single artisan, and they are often intricately designed and hand-crafted. These are also often the most expensive varieties. You will usually need to look in an antique store or specialty store to find these.

If you don’t want to pay that much for a tall vase, there are many department stores, furniture stores and online stores that carry well-made vases for a reasonable price. Yard sales, garage sales and estate sales often have vases that offer good quality, but at less expensive prices than you would pay if you bought them new. If you want to buy tall vases in bulk, warehouse-type stores or online stores usually offer the best prices.

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    • Flowers in a tall vase.
      By: ivan kmit
      Flowers in a tall vase.
    • Yard sales and garage sales are good places to look for a tall vase.
      By: Alexey Stiop
      Yard sales and garage sales are good places to look for a tall vase.