10 Of The Best Brass Buys For Your Home

Gold? Too bling. Copper? So two years ago. The only metallic we want in our homes now is brass. It’s our go-to metal of choice for accessories, furniture, kitchen taps, splashbacks – you name it, we’ll take one in brass, please.
Why do we love it so? Well, its flattering glow brings warmth to a space, yet somehow still looks cool. It feels weighty and expensive, but doesn’t scream ‘look at me’ like gold. And of course, being a metallic, it goes with everything – from desk accessories to kitchenware, there’s nothing that doesn’t look good embellished with a bit of brass. Well, if there is, we’ve yet to see it.
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So with that in mind, we’ve picked ten of our favourite buys to give your home a bit of polish.

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Pots of style

Desk tidy, plant pot or just a place to pop bits and bobs, however you use this hexagon brass pot, it’s sure to add a little shine to your space.

£32, futureandfound.com
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Flaming hot

Light up your dinner table with this brushed brass candle holder and bestow a bit of magic on your next gathering. A little bit of candlelight never hurt any slightly less than perfect cooking, after all.

£16, amara.com
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All that jazz

A cocktail of trends all in one, this green marble and brass round drinks trolley will transform your home bar into something out of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. Highball, anyone?

£340, rocketstgeorge.co.uk
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Stand tall

Elevate your prized plants with the help of a brass plant stand or two. More than just a pretty thing, they’ll keep foliage happy and healthy as well as create visual interest by using them to add height to your display.

From £9.50, roseandgrey.co.uk
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A side of brass

Side tables don’t come any more statement than the Hay slit brass table. Inspired by origami, its perfect geometry is sure to make your home look sharp.

£359, amara.com
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Beam me up

Design aficionados have been raving about the arrival of John Lewis’ new Design Project, a collection of timeless products designed by its in-house team. The futuristic 053 table lamp is typical of the range – well made, sophisticated and streamlined.

£80, johnlewis.co.uk
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Cool cuts

Any respectable stationery obsessive knows the importance of a well-dressed desk – you spend enough time sat at it after all. So, pimp up your workspace with this pair of gleaming scissors and give your colleagues desk envy.

£9, amara.com
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On reflection

Give walls an edge, or to be more accurate, a brass-edged mirror with made.com’s Alana designs. Equal parts luxe and modern, they also have the added bonus of a ledge for emergency lipsticks.

Round mirror £99, made.com, rectangular mirror £129, made.com
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Raise a glass

Forget cut crystal, the only way to glam up your drinks receptacles is with brass. Whether you use them for Bloody Marys or mojitos, these brass tumblers and carafe will certainly put a stylish twist on your tipple of choice.

Brass and glass carafe, £29 and tumblers, £15 each, rockettstgeorge.co.uk
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Brass act

Even garden apparatus has gone brassy (in the best possible way); dispense with the watering can and give your plants a spritz with this metallic plant mister instead. Yes, we know you could just keep watering your plants with the dregs of your coffee, but when gardening tools look this good on your mantelpiece, who can resist?

£14.95, Nook at trouva.com
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