The history of Glass Door Knobs
The origin of glass door knobs can be traced back to 1826, the same time when the process glass molding was invented. However, they did not become popular until the 1920s when the largest door hardware manufacturers began producing them in mass. Back in the day, the glass door knobs were made from clear glass, and had six, eight or twelve facets.
The faces were also flat and this allowed you to clearly see the bullet, star and pin pick-designs they featured at the bases. Colored glass door knobs were not so popular, though you could find a few colored ones featuring violet, white, amber, emerald, and cobalt blues.
Though it has been years since they were first invented, they have continued to give great looks to doors and homes just as they did when they were first used. That they are available in different styles, sizes and shapes give homeowners the versatility they need to install their preferred knobs that will accentuate the style and the design of their homes.
Currently, glass door knobs are available in the myriad of colors, shapes and designs, with more options to choose from than what was available a few years ago. Consequently, their range of application has increased tremendously, and homeowners are not restricted to using them only in highly trafficked doors where they would get the most attention. With the variety of styles and designs, the knobs can be used in virtually any room, and they will still enhance the interior décor of the room.
With a variety of colors to choose from, you can rest assured that irrespective of your current interior décor set up, you will be assured of finding the right knobs that will match exactly what you already have at home. It is this kind of versatility that makes the knobs different from the rest and the preferred choice for homeowners who desire style and longevity for their knobs.
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