Classic Knobs and Pulls
Collection offers a great range of timeless decorative hardware that will be in style for years to come. All of the decorative knobs and pulls in this collection add structure as well as grace with their details.
The Fleur-de-lis is a beautiful symbol which carries quite a bit of meaning is arranged in a very interesting manner in The Fleur-de-lis knob. The Fleur-de-Lis is a representation of a flower, but in the knob design it is actually arranged in a flower shape, giving it a completely different look. Fleur-de-Lis means "flower of the lily" - the image itself is a stylized lily or lotus flower. In the beginning the Fleur-de-Lis was to represent the French royalty. The legend holds that Clovis, the king of Franks, used the Fleur-de-Lis symbol because the water lilies showed him how to safely get across the river, which led to him winning a battle.
The Saddleworth knobs and pulls are extremely detailed with a lot of swirls. It is a rather low relief design, so while being very detailed, it is not overbearing on your overall design. Saddleworth is a civil parish which is located in the Greater Manchester, England. The place itself is a museum due to the Local Government Act of 1972. One can still draw quite a bit of inspiration from Saddleworth with its distinct identity which seems to have almost frozen in time.
The Celtic Isles knobs are low-relief, but beautiful and definitely a piece to be noticed. It features the Celtic Knot, which was brought to Britain in the 6th century to be used as illustrations for the Gospels. Some Anglo-Saxons used the design for personal decoration. It has since become very popular, appearing in quite a bit of artwork, tattoos, jewelry, and even clip arts.
The Regal Crest knob has large details and a majestic feel to it. The Regal Crest knob has an elegant look with classic scrolls and beaded designs. The Family Crests were usually the "crest" part of the overall coat of arms. It was to be used as the clan badge. It was used as engravings on furniture and jewelry, book plates, and many other items.
The Chateau knob has an intricate design with deep-relief. The Chateau knob is inspired by the chateaus found on the French country-side. They were grand houses of nobility, the chateaus were usually passed down. The architectural details were inspired by the new ideas of geometry and proportions. It was to look strong and fortified, while remaining elegant and breath-taking. The Chateau design is just that - it looks incredibly strong and bold, yet still refined and graceful.
The Classic Weave knob has a striking and textured design. It is a versatile design due to its universal nature. It would be a perfect element in almost every room. It would be an amazing knob for a room which seems to have a conservative design direction due to the cast that it would be the detail to really take the whole space to the next level. Weaves and knots are usually used to signify togetherness and closeness,
making it symbolic in many cultures.
Decorative hardware with flowers and scrolled leaf design - gorgeous swirling flowers will surely bring delicate feeling to the space. Decorative knobs from this collection have amazing details and great designs to give life to any furniture piece or cabinets.
Very detailed and beautiful knobs are the Tiger Lily knobs. It is very delicate and bears a lot of positive history. The Tiger Lily is an orange flower that is covered in spots. It has been a useful medical remedy for many centuries. Its scent is said to suppress aggressive behavior and promotes overall good feeling. The smell is said, as a superstition, to give whoever smells it freckles.
There is an interesting legend surrounding the flower as well: there was once a hermit who was traveling through the woods and stumbled upon a tiger with an arrow through his body. The hermit then took it out for him and the tiger asked the hermit to use the powers he possessed to make their friendship last long after the tiger has passed. Upon the tiger's death, he was turned into a Tiger Lily. Following the hermit's death, the Tiger Lily spread all around the world trying to search for his friend.
The wood knobs with Hibiscus flower are very delicate and detailed as well. It has a history of being able to be used for many, very diverse things. It is used a lot of time in herbal tea making as well as paper making, and in the Caribbean it is used for jam-making as well. It has been used in Hindu worship as an offering to Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha. The strong fibers that are found within the flower are very strong and have even been used to make clothing. Aside from having practical uses, it is also the national flower of Malaysia, South Korea, the Hawaiian state flower, and the native
Another great selection of decorative hardware with exotic Ginkgo Berry design. Beautifully detailed Ginkgo Berry knobs have have intricate curves and swirls. The Ginkgo Berry motif is classic. The Gingko plant itself is referred to as a "living fossil" due to the fact that it does not seem to have evolved much since the Permian period which dates back to over 270 million years. The Ginkgo extract is widely used as a source of energy.
If you prefer a more pronounced floral design you should look at decorative hardware with Chrysanthemum motif. The one flower takes up most of the space and unlike most of the floral knobs it does not include any other flowers, negative space, or stems. The Chrysanthemum was brought to Japan by the Buddhist monks. The Royal family fell in love with the flower that they sat upon Chrysanthemum thrones and featured the flower on the royal family crest.
Decorative hardware with Opulent Flower design has a bold effect, just as the Chrysanthemum wood knobs do, but the Opulent Flower wood knobs look a bit simpler. They have radial lines that are straight as opposed to curved and swirling. A straighter pattern adds a very brave aspect because of how honest the design is. The word opulent, itself means ostentatious, which is being fond of one's boldness.
The Ivy with Berries knobs are dainty and classy. They are very versatile and work in whichever environment you would choose to put them in. The plant is symbolic for friendship and marital fidelity. It is also considered to be the symbol of a woman, and if one pairs it with Holly (man's symbol) then it brings peace between the wife and the husband for a year. It was also said to be a sacred plant of the Greek god of wine - Dionysus.
The River Iris knobs and pulls have a composition that adds quite a bit of depth. It is composed of a large Iris in the foreground and two smaller ones in the background. It is a very dramatic addition to the space that would really pop even though it is small. The flower got its name from a goddess of the rainbow because of the many colors of the rainbow, and the many colors of Irises that there are. It is also considered as being the flower of the Sphinx.
The Saratoga Rose knob has a very interesting pattern to it. It is very detailed with an unexpected design. According to the Greeks, the rose came about as the result of Aphrodite crying over the death of her lover. The Romans' goddess Venus, is very similar to the Greek's Aphrodite. Cupid tried to give a rose to the Harpocrates, the God of Silence, as a bribe to keep Venus quiet about her escapades. Thus, the rose became the symbol of secrecy. In the Roman dining rooms, the ceilings were decorated with frescos and sculptures of roses as to remind the guests to be polite in not letting
what was said during dinner leave the table.