Collection It is a term that comes from the Latin word collect and that mentions the set of things of the same class that meet for their value or for the interest they arouse. The person Who develops or organizes a collection is known as a collector.
For example: “My uncle has a large collection of glass bottles”, “When I was a kid, I kept a collection of matchboxes in a trunk”, “A collection of old bills was auctioned for more than half a million dollars”.
Collecting usually develops as hobby or hobby . The collector entertains and dedicates weather and money in increasing its collection, which many exhibits in their own home or in a museum.
The types of collections They are as varied as human interests. Among the most common collectibles are banknotes, coins, stamps or stamps, match boxes, sugar envelopes, postcards, autographs, bottles, pocket calendars, cans, maps, Coasters and perfumes.
In the same way, we must not forget that collection is a term widely used in what art would be. And it is used to refer to the set of works that have a museum or exhibition center and have some common connection.
Thus, for example, from the British Museum in London, the collections of Egyptian mummies stand out; that of numismatics, which is the most important in the world, or the so-called Elgin Marbles. The latter are marbles that come from one of the most important buildings in history: the Parthenon of Athens.
Whoever is lucky enough to be able to visit the aforementioned museum and especially that last collection, can enjoy the interesting centaurs, gods or lapitas that were sculpted in these works.
Another of the exhibition centers of the world is the Madrid Reina Sofía Museum, which is a reference for the fact that it has a collection of some 20,000 works of what would be modern and contemporary art.
A collection can also be a series of books or other products that are published under a common heading since they share certain characteristics: "Tomorrow goes on sale a new collection of police books", “I want to complete the Robin Hood collection edited by Publicontodo”.
He set of creations presenting a designer For a certain season it is another meaning of the collection concept: “The Italian fashion designer launched his Spring-Summer collection with a big parade on the beach”, “The winter collection includes clothes in blue and green”.
It should also be stressed that precisely around the collections of designers every certain period of time are organized and developed catwalks around the world, facing spring, summer, autumn or winter. Thus, there are the Cibeles Catwalk in Madrid or the Fashion Week in London or New York.
Within the world of fashion, Victoria's Secret collections of underwear arouse special interest, which is one of the parades with the largest number of followers on the entire planet.