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Take a Shining to These 6 Metallic Designs

Metallic Designs items

Everyday items elevated to first class by fine metallic finishes like bronze and copper

By Eric Mutrie

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Here’s the perfect pot for brewing matcha green tea. Made in Japan, this copper kettle turns an elegant shade of amber as it wears. The exterior has a wax finish, while the inside is nickel plated. $240, at Mjölk

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A mirrored, copper-coloured titanium coating puts CB2’s slender, 18/10 forged stainless-steel fork, spoon and knife set a cut above other flatware. Best of all: the pieces are dishwasher safe. $120/12 pcs, at CB2



Thanks to its lacquered copper beam, BoConcept’s grand, glass-topped Monza table extends to a family-friendly ten-seater – perfect for glam dinner gatherings. $4270, at BoConcept

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It’s the side table’s moment to shine. Kartell’s celebrated Componibili storage units glisten in three new precious metallic finishes: chrome, gold and copper. From $350, at Quasi Modo



Werewolves beware. Available in two sizes and in brushed-copper or powder-coated steel finishes, e15’s clamshell pendants resemble different lunar phases depending on one’s viewpoint. From $1250, at Klaus

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Common in hospitals, antimicrobial copper handles help kill germs. The attractive sheen of Pba’s hardware is perfect for stylish homes, too. Call for pricing, at Barrier Free Architecturals

Originally published in our Spring 2015 issue as The Shining.

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