Framing Your Collection

Text by Katie Wood 

Bring your collection out of the shadows and into the spotlight with a creative shadow box display.

Twenty-five years after receiving a corkscrew as a gift from his parents, Gordon McGee can’t help but continue to hunt for new and interesting styles. His collection started because he admired not only the corkscrew’s beauty and unique craftsmanship but because they were easy to collect and gave his travels an added sense of purpose. “If you go back in time, 100 or 150 years ago, wine was not very popular in the Deep South,” he says, noting consequently most of the corkscrews he’s found were in antiques shops outside the South and in Europe. “For me it was all about the hunt.”