Looking for the best decors for the home is something that most homeowners often do. An antique umbrella stand is something that you should consider because it does not only give beauty to your home but it also adds to its functionality. There are many kinds of antique umbrella stands including brass, copper, iron, and ceramic which will look great on the entrance of your home. Below are some more reasons why you should buy an antique umbrella stand.
Antique umbrellas stands will really enhance the beauty of your living space. You can find many different umbrella stand designs you can choose from that will fit the overall theme of your home.
Solid brass umbrella stands are one of the most popular antique umbrella stands that people choose. Most of these antique umbrella stands resist tarnishing because their their finishes are lacquered. The design of these solid brass umbrella stands are openwork so that even wet umbrellas that you put in dry up quickly.
If you are using your solid brass umbrella stand for decorative purpose, then you have chosen a truly beautiful dcor. The appearance of these solid brass umbrella stands are very dramatic that your visitors will be attracted to their sight. They also have a high resistance to corrosion so you can expect your brass umbrella stand to grace your living room for a long time. Brass is great for umbrellas since they are mostly used in high moisture applications. Even with very wet umbrellas, it will not affect your solid brass umbrella stand much.
You can also find iron, copper, and ceramic umbrella stands. Copper has been used for centuries since the Greek and Roman civilizations. Greeks and Romans used copper for their tools, jewelry, bowls, etc. The high malleability of copper is one of its greatest characteristics. IT won’t break or crack even if you press it permanently into shape. Their malleability allows craftsmen to gently hammer and press copper to make different unique shapes and to be able to make intricate designs on them. Solid copper can also be polished to compliment any dcor with its highly reflective or muted finish. Copper can be used in many different things but most especially to your umbrella stand since it does not corrode.
Umbrella stands are very functional especially during the rainy season. Umbrella stands are very useful during the rainy season so you don’t bring your umbrella indoors and start dripping all over the place. So, place your wet umbrella in the stand and let it drip and dry until you next need it. Having different kinds of umbrellas with different functions adds to the beauty of your home. You can let your friends come even on a rainy day and make use of your umbrella stand. There are large umbrella stands which can fit a great number of umbrellas.