Chinese Zodiac Collection - Ideas Please

jp824

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About 12 years ago when H launched their Chinese zodiac pochettes, I purchased the first one being the year of the rat. I was determined to have a complete set so each year thereafter, my SA reserved them for me as soon as they came in. Sadly after 6 years of collecting them, H stopped producing the pochettes after the year of the Snake so I only managed to have half of the Chinese zodiac animals. I was so disappointed with having an incomplete collection that I just put them away. I finally took them out again and now I am trying to figure out what to do with them. I am still sad about H not completing the entire Chinese zodiac, but I figured that I should enjoy what I have. Initially I thought about framing the entire set once I complete the collection so I started buying some in multiple color ways. Now I’m not so sure about framing them as it may just look incomplete. I am also not much of a scarf person and I keep my bags pretty bare without any adornments. In fact, the first thing I do with new bags is take out the locks and clochettes. Would love to hear some ideas and suggestions to find ways to make use of these pochettes.

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jp824

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Hi hun~ i would frame the ones you love the most and with the ones you have double in different colourway, i would make cushions.
Thank you! Cushions are a great idea! Will have to look for a seamstress that can do this.
 

jp824

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It was rotten of Hermes not to complete The Chinese zodiac. Awful being born in the year of the horse or sheep looking forward to your particular animal partner issue.

I would frame the most compatible 6 (and wear the others). They are the complete set after all.
Yes, it was such a bummer! Good point about still having the complete set! I’m still hoping that they start issuing the other animals at some point
 
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lulilu

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I started out collecting and then sold mine. I would frame one of each and sell the rest (to pay for the framing, which will be expensive.