The image attached gives an indication of the finishes available, though given the influence of your screen and printer settings they cannot be a 100% accurate, and therefore we advise whenever possible to come in and view the sample colours themselves. Furthermore there will be some variation from piece to piece depending upon the proportions of metals within the brass itself.

  1. polished brass (lacquered): the base metal, highly polished and lacquered;
  2. dirty polished brass (lacquered): a duller variation on the above;
  3. antique brass (lacquered): a light bronze colour;
  4. bronze (lacquered): a "brown" hue;
  5. waxed bronze: a flatter "brown";
  6. black bronze (waxed): not currently available;
  7. silver plate (lacquered): also referred to as Butler's silver;
  8. oxidised silver: the metal is silver plated and then bronzed to turn it black. It is the rubbed with pumice powder to acheive an uneven look reminiscent of tarnished silve or pewter;
  9. "Titanic" gold (lacquered): the metalwork is oxidised before apply a gold finish to give a darker affect;
  10. gold (lacquered);
  11. gold, "toned" and lacquered: an antiquing powder or "dirt" is rubbed into the decorative areas to give an aged look;
  12. dabbed in silver (lacquered): an antiquing powder or "dirt" is rubbed into the decorative areas to give an aged look.