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* Great for Minerals and Fossils
* Bend yourself for custom fit
* Can be used in many configurations
* Useful for a variety of objects
Mineral, Fossil, and Seashell Display Video
Soft metal armature bends and is easily cut to fit around minerals and fossils from the underside. - The top bars are made of 1/16” softened metal and can be bent fairly easily. The upright on the smaller sizes is made of 1/8” metal and would usually need pliers to bend. They are mounted in .5”H acrylic, either clear or semi flat black. They are not glued into the base (some are in tighter then others), so height adjustments can be made by carefully removing them and cutting them down. Also it may be easier in some instances to work with the armature when it is not in the base. *Note: Avoid putting pressure on soldered joints when bending.
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Sometimes a standard size just isn't right. You might want a larger armature or a smaller armature, or maybe you need a stronger upright or a more delicate upright. Whatever your need we can customize or custom build an armature for you.
Custom Spider mount Information *Spider mount only* *Spider mount and base*
We have been fabricating custom artifact displays for 35 consecutive years and our team has a combined 150 years of experience in the field of artifact mount making. If you have questions, need guidance or advise please feel free to call (800-862-9869) or email us.
For an entirely custom armature check out our Custom Mount Making page.
Spider mounts, can be used for displaying and holding a variety of artifacts and figurines like ancient Biblical oil lamps, Heredian oil lamps, terra cotta oil lamps, Byzantine oil lamps, Coreform glass, small bronzes, Roman glass, Greek bronze figurines, Faience glass, Mycenaean figures, small Mezcala figures, Colima artifacts, Mayan gold figures, Aztec gold and artifacts, Chavin art, Moche figures, Quimbaya gold artifacts, Pre Columbian gold figures, small Inuit figures, Indian arrowheads, Chinese Tang, Ming, Ching dynasty art and small jade Chinese Bi's, Nordic artifacts, Japanese Tsubas, and artifacts, amulets, ancient coins, small terra cotta vessels or bowls, tobacco pipes, small skulls, seashells, pocket watches, and minerals and fossils. Mounting art work can increase its value and make it more presentable to the viewer.