Many people do not have large spaces to display their favorite items. Someone who loves horses may have a large ceramic collection. Smaller pieces are ideal for the collector who does not have a lot of room. Ceramics are made from clay, and this means they can be very detailed. Even tiny ceramic pieces can contain all the necessary elements to make them appear lifelike. The ability to create pieces that look real without making them large makes ceramic objects and figurines a perfect gift for those who need to contain their collections within a very small space.