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Monday, September 17th 2018. | Door Knocker

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black fox door knocker

black fox door knocker

chrome squirrel door knocker

chrome squirrel door knocker

quality door knockers

quality door knockers

cast iron door knockers antique

cast iron door knockers antique

bird door knocker pottery barn
bird door knocker pottery barn
black bear door knocker
black bear door knocker

Some classic door knocker designs are installed in such a manner that holes are drilled through the door and a hardware piece from the inside holds the knocker in its place. Some classic knocker designs do not need to have the holes drilled through the door as these are instead screwed into the surface of the doors exterior. Traditional door knockers serve both practical and decorative purposes however it best helps to distinguish your house from the neighbors. You need to know that its always the door that the visitor first sees therefore why not make your doors look classy and extra special through the installation of these lovely pieces? I devote a great deal of time studying door knockers.

Knockers were common and practical in Dickens era but theyve since become replaced by the electric doorbell as the standard alert. Some people use them as decorative ornaments but unlike the knockers from the mid-1800s they serve no practical purpose. Doorways and entrances help define the architectural style of the rest of the structure and any elegance bestowed upon them sets a house apart from its neighbors. While the porch is a gathering place a quality door knocker is the focal point of the entryway. Door knockers dont have a written history but as long as there have been doors there have been alerts that signal a visitor.

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bronze lion head door knocker

bronze lion head door knocker

polished chrome ring door knocker

polished chrome ring door knocker

boxer dog door knocker

boxer dog door knocker

vintage pineapple door knocker

vintage pineapple door knocker

bear door knocker
bear door knocker
door knocker and peephole
door knocker and peephole

Although the popularity of specific designs changes over time there are lovely patterns that are always a classic and welcome addition to any entryway set. Lions and Animals Animal door knockers lions especially are a timeless pattern for most any architectural style. The dramatic designs offer something unique to the home and can be coordinated with most pre-existing door hardware. One of the most wonderful examples is shown below a hand cast solid brass lion head door knocker. Doctors Door Knockers This pattern may not be as well known today but at one point it was a method of identifying the profession of the home owner for potential clients.

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