(1) It is a common device in the literature and cinema of the macabre and the fantastic that an object - often a painting but sometimes a mirror, a statue or a curio - will haunt its protagonists.(2) The units make trays of different shapes, fruit baskets, stands, lamp shades, curios , mats, pen stands, wall hangings, screens, hair clips and even pappad sticks.(3) There were no pictures on the walls, curios in the cabinets, or even books on the shelves.(4) One boy has a tray displaying battered curios salvaged from the area - American name tags, medals, twisted knives and forks.(5) The house was done out with period rooms with displays of 19th century curios and antique nick-nacks.(6) They have moved from a large house into a two-bed apartment - and need to get rid of a lifetime collection of antiques, ornaments and curios .(7) Hundreds of hawkers line the roads along the perimeter, competing with dozens of shops selling everything from curios to readymade garments and foreign goods to Ayurvedic products.(8) This annual event complements the regular antique market to be found on every Thursday and Sunday between May and September, featuring antiques, curios and books.(9) Most of us tend to entertain our friends in the family room; a formal dining room becomes a mail sorting place, and a formal living room is a museum for curios and uncomfortable furniture.(10) In terms of shopping, there are opportunities galore if you are in the market for trendy garments, toys, Chinese silks, antiques and curios .(11) On show are hand-made candles, drawings, African curios , sculptures made from clay and photographs.(12) Stalls displaying various kinds of glass furniture, wooden curios , clothes, etc., have become a regular feature of such shows.(13) Billed as a showcase for exemplary new talent, the series has proven to be more of a bargain bin for antiquated curios .(14) For most of the morning the craft stalls on the wharf were visited by people buying curios - from fridge magnets to beaded traditional Xhosa garments and wood carvings.(15) Exhibitions of artefacts, curios and products of everyday use are one of the indispensable aspects of city life.(16) People seem to have fun when they visit me, and many have commented on the nick-nacks, curios and collection of spears, swords and Viking treasure that dominate the decor downstairs.