Crystal Doorknobs are a wonderful way to show elegance and detail in your home. Crystal doorknobs first became popular in 1917 during World War I when metals (such as iron, brass and bronze) that had previously been used for doorknobs were needed to manufacture planes and other supplies. By 1920, crystal and cut glass doorknobs were widely manufactured and remained popular until the 1950’s.
These sets of doorknobs are timeless and a welcome addition to any home. This style of doorknob exemplifies simplicity and beauty. Crystal doorknobs are available in clear and colored crystal and in a variety of finishes including polished brass, oil rubbed bronze, polished chrome, antique brass and satin nickel to coordinate with any decorating style. Typically crystal or glass doorknobs have six, eight, or twelve facets.
Door knob sets are produced today – allowing you to easily incorporate their patterns into your home. It is a simple way to create a common theme throughout your entire house. These crystal doorknobs can transform a boring home into a showplace – but be sure to follow a few simple steps. First, use crystal or glass doorknobs throughout the doors on your home, this will tie the look together. Second, create a common theme by using glass cabinet knobs on your cabinets and furniture. Glass light fixtures are also available which will further help to incorporate your theme. You can also ask an interior decorator or other design experts for assistance or look to decorating magazines for additional help. By using crystal doorknobs you can use different shapes throughout your house – you need not use the same shapes on doors, furniture or cabinets.
These glass doorknobs are readily available online as well as in many home decorating catalogs. Search for crystal or glass and be sure to ask questions. What size backsets are available for this set? Does this knob come in different styles such as locking and non-locking? Is it available in different colors or finishes? When you replace your older hardware with crystal doorknobs you can be sure that different shapes and combinations will tie themselves together nicely.