Tin, Iron and Copper Mexican Mirrors
When thinking about a decorative mirror, Mexico comes to mind as the best source. Skilled artisans specializing in metalwork have been involved in Mexican mirrors production for centuries. In fact, we at Rustica House have our own metalworkers making by hand beautiful tin, iron and copper frames. Let's take a closer look at each category to distinguish specific characteristics and fabrication methods. Prior to getting into details please keep in mind that regardless the metal used, our Mexican frames large and small are available for sale with color finishing and size choices. Or, we will create your personalized one from the scratch upon receiving your instructions.
Mexican Tin Mirrors
Mexican tin mirrors often come as Southwest, antique and folk art. They are the most rustic from all the mirror selection we carry on the US market. You can hang them on a wall in a bathroom, bedroom, foyer, veranda and place over a cantera stone fire place mantel. There are a few product groups we distinguish within tin mirror category. Those are punched from metal only or decorated with talavera tiles. It is very rare to receive a request from the customer to make a plain frame. Usually, tin surface is transformed to show interesting figures with flowers, ornaments and even animals. Interior architects working with Southwest or Spanish interior decorations often choose them for their projects.
Mexican Iron Mirrors
For those who are in a process of converting their home into Spanish hacienda style residence Mexican mirrors are the perfect choice. A forged iron mirror have unique feeling as it looks like it was handcrafted centuries ago. Special qualifications are indeed required by the ironworker to come up with the unique design and have it elaborated the way it is really a piece of art. A wrought iron mirror can be used outdoors and indoors depending on the glass installed. They are great when used with colonial furniture from wood and dark brown or terracotta painted walls. Use them for wall decor as well as functional furnishings. Some are simple and others have complicated figures made of hundreds of pieces welded together. The most classic is black iron used for all kinds of decorative objects that can be used around the house including metal mirrors. Stands, bases, chandeliers can be handmade with the same design. Interesting collection I saw recently on Pinterest with seventy examples. If found the one and it is not present in our online store, simply forward the image and we will develop custom made just for you.
Mexican Copper Mirrors
Copper mirrors, custom range hoods and sinks for kitchen or bathroom are our top sellers. We showcase them in separate categories dedicated to that metal as well as separate subcategories. We have some many items that it would be difficult to keep them all together without causing confusing and difficulties in locating a specific frame. Rustica copper section consists of very latest in trend designs as well as old fashion styling. Decorative ornaments punched into the frames are extraordinary. They are replicas of the old European heritage introduced in Mexico by Spanish conquistadors. Just imagine adding them to your home while working on your rustic home improvement project. Any Mexican copper mirror can be obtained hammered oval, round, square and rectangular. They are rustic finished with natural, honey, coffee and antique patina.We can also polish them so they look similar to a brand new US penny.