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Antique Copper Kitchen Hood

Antique Copper Kitchen Hood

There are many different styles of copper kitchen hoods ranging form antique to ultra modern. Within those two main range hood categories we can distinguish a variety of designs. For example antique copper kitchen hood can be in French or Spanish hacienda style. Most copper kitchen hoods are handmade in Mexico in traditional colonial style and the antique is part of it. Important role has to play custom copper patina. It can be antique which is made of dark color washed with black paint making a brand new copper kitchen hood metal old looking. Also, natural fired or coffee are often used for copper hoods to be installed in antique style kitchens.

antique copper kitchen range hood

Broken Ceramic Tiles for Mosaics

Broken Ceramic Tiles for Mosaics

There is a substantial number of mosaic tile artists searching for handmade broken ceramic tiles. Why? Most definitely it is way more economical to buy broken ceramics than pay a full price for the first class product and then brake it afterwords. Introducing CustomMade collection of solid color and design pattern broken ceramic tiles from Mexico ready for immediate free shipping. The tile lots consist of 4"x4" talavera tiles broken in two and three pieces. Perfect raw material for mosaic artists and interior designers. Since ceramic tiles from Mexico are water resistant they can be used for decorating outdoor house walls including verandas as well as bottom of the swimming pools and jacuzzi. Figures often created from broken mosaic tiles include animals such as lizards, turtles or fish and flower motifs.

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Slim Iron Vent Hood

Slim Iron Vent Hood

This iron vent hood is a perfect example of mixing various metal finishing on a single kitchen appliance. The vent hood body is made of natural color sanded metal and straps black iron. The vent hood apron was decorated with rusted iron. The hood is installed on the wall above a domestic range and the backsplash covered with hand painted ceramic tiles from Mexico. The vent hood slim tall design is reaching up to the ceiling. Overall, the interior architect successfully in my opinion mixed traditional decor with modern looking iron vent hood. I like it and wouldn’t mind to furnish my own kitchen the way they did.

Decorative Bathroom Sinks

Decorative Bathroom Sinks

For a special bathroom a custom decorative sink is a must and there is a multitude of designs available. The limit for decorating a ceramic bathroom sinks is your or the artisan imagination. A majority of handcrafted bathroom sinks are produced in central Mexico state of Guanajuato from talavera clay. Handmade sinks come as drop-in and vessel. The first style can be also installed on the bath counter undermount. Personally, I like decorative bathroom sinks with flower motive. A perfect example of such a painted bathroom sink is shown at the bottom of this post.

decorative bathroom sink with flowers

Oval Copper Bathroom Sinks

Oval Copper Bathroom Sinks

The most popular copper bathroom sinks have oval shape. An oval sink can be drop-in, undermount or vessel type. All of them have standard drain size of one and an half inch. Some of them are customized with drain back system preventing water overflowing sink edges. By default all oval bathroom sinks are hammered. Their surface can be colored with patina finish, hand polished or nickel-plated.

oval copper bathroom sink

Zinc Range Hoods

Zinc Range Hoods

Zinc range hoods are becoming popular. A kitchen equipped with a metal range hood usually is modern but that of course depends on zinc finishing. Natural color is used for contemporary style homes. A darken zinc hood is installed in more traditional houses including old European type kitchens. They can be supplied hammered or smooth as well as polished or mat. Custom Made buyers have liberty to select best combination of style and texture. Production including delivery of any style wall and island zinc range hood takes about five weeks.

zinc range hoods