Antique Cabinet Pulls Restoration Hardware Door Knocker Kitchen Hardware Pulls Knocker Drawer Pull Ring Door Handle Vintage Drawer Pulls

Tuesday, September 18th 2018. | Door Knocker

Antique Cabinet Pulls Restoration Hardware Door Knocker Kitchen Drawer Pull Ring Handle Vintage Style

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cast iron door knockers antique

cast iron door knockers antique

schlage magnetic door knocker

schlage magnetic door knocker

door stop moulding

door stop moulding

disney door knocker

disney door knocker

ornate door knocker
ornate door knocker
cast iron lion head door knocker
cast iron lion head door knocker

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.

Although intricate door knockers are popular these days the origins of that knocker may be something far more regal than it simply looking nice on the door. Greeks were a bit picky about unannounced visits to their dwellings. It was considered a breach of etiquette to enter a dwelling without warning. Where Spartans would simply shout their arrival the more sophisticated Athenians preferred to use a door knocker. Doors had replaced flexible hangings to provide better safety and privacy. Upper class Greeks had slaves whose sole purpose was to answer the door. Its a bit like having a butler but one that was chained to the door to prevent them wandering off.

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versace door knocker

versace door knocker

cast iron lion head door knocker

cast iron lion head door knocker

door stop moulding

door stop moulding

black pineapple door knocker

black pineapple door knocker

cast iron door knockers antique
cast iron door knockers antique
mid century door knocker
mid century 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.

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