And of course they are also there... to just gather dust.
What I have always love is that they come in pairs. I have always had these pink flowers, hanging on the wall, leading to the powder room. This set is made from pottery.
Next I have these young lovers. Which are made of China. Luckily, so far, they have no damage. There is lots of odd edges hanging off them. Thankfully they have not been damage, by me handling them over the years. Which is short of a miracle.