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Friday, September 14th 2018. | Door Knocker

Hand Door Knocker Animal Nautical Satin Nickel Chrome Ring Dragonfly

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black pineapple door knocker

black pineapple door knocker

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ornate door knocker

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schlage antique brass door knocker

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colby smith door knockers
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The finish should match the rest of the hardware. Door knockers not only come in many finishes they are available in many types of metal. The most stable metal and probably the most common is brass. Brass is easy to machine and cast into shapes. It polishes into a bright gold like finish or satins easily and is easy to maintain. Brass also electroplates readily. This allows it to be nickel or copper plated to simulate pewter and bronze finishes. Because brass is non ferrous it will not rust. It will tarnish though for this reason a good lacquer finish is needed or your purchase will look terrible in a very short time.

A knockers is not only a functional device but at the same time it can be a stylish and decorative focal point that could attract your visitors attention. Although it may just consist of a fitting with metal ring chrome door knockers is a perfect ornate for elegant doors. However before you decide to buy chrome door knockers for your house it is very important that you determine its purpose first. Whether it is just for aesthetic reasons or more on functional. Or you can also have both functional and stylish knockers based on your taste and personal preference.

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brass lobster door knocker

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bronze lion head door knocker

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black fox door knocker

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disney door knocker
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schlage antique brass door knocker

This is also true of gargoyles which have similar caricatured faces in order to prevent spirits and ghosts from entering the house. There were also good luck knockers which were thought to have magical or healing properties and were used to encourage good luck into the home. These door knockers utilized a motif of good luck charms such as horse-shoes stars suns and flowers. The popular hand shaped knocker is often seen in Muslim countries and was believed to symbolize the Hand of Fatima which protected the house from evil. It was also thought to indicate that the occupants of that house were followers of the Muslim faith.

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