Cherelle Chevalier Mirrors March 27, 2018 19:27:07
Traditionally sunburst mirrors were finished in gold however these mirrors are now available in a wide range of finishes including; silver bronze and black colours as well as wooden and even mirrored glass finishes offering a contemporary feel.
These mirrors work exceptionally well in entrance hallways; try positioning above a console table to create a striking focal point that will instantly catch the attention of guests. The mirror would look equally at home featured on a plain wall; they offer fantastic bursts of light therefore if you have a narrow and long entrance hallway a sunburst can help create the illusion of increased space.
The mirror offered with Homelegance’s Wilmington rage of bedroom furniture is even simpler. Available in a warm cherry finish this mirror stands 47 inches high and 37.5 inches wide. The reflective surface is set in a beautifully simple solid wood frame that would match a wide range of furniture styles.
Most American furniture manufacturers include mirrors in their range of bedroom furniture and some also manufacture mirrors for the living room or dining room. Bedroom mirrors are not necessarily restricted to that room and many are used all over the house - wherever reflection and a need to expand a room are required.
Many American furniture manufacturers offer glass mirrors to match specific furniture collections while others offer mirrors as specific home accents. Glass mirrors are specified here because many are made from reflective aluminum foil - these are generally regarded as being of inferior quality to the genuine glass item although can be just as effective.
In the early 19th Century mirror production had finally taken off as a decorative accessory and mirrors were extremely popular in both Europe and America. We can’t be fully sure as to when the first sunburst style mirror in the same design we know today was first produced however research suggests it could be any time within the 19th Century.