What is it about brass? More understated than gold, but still goldish, it makes everything look just a little bit zhuzhed-up. Maybe that’s why we’ve been so fond of the stuff lately (highlighting a brass Kikkerland watering can and Pamela Love pendant, both on sale). It’s also relatively affordable, the ultimate cheap-but-expensive-looking material. Below, our favorite brass things on Amazon.
mDesign Bathroom Vanity Organizer
It’s just smaller than ten inches by six inches — tinier than a letter-size sheet of paper — and perfect for makeup stuff or mail and keys.
Pack of 4 Brass Plate Stands Decorative Counter Top Displays for Kitchenware
For propping up cookbooks in the kitchen or heirloom family dishes.
Upper Deck Oversized Brass Finish Aluminum Desk Bell
Make Taboo or Pictionary a zillion times more high-stakes with this vintage-ish hotel bell.
RMP Modern Brass Business Card Holder
A nice touch whether you’re in a corner office or just got your first set of business cards.
Abbott Collection Polished Brass Cheese Knife
A grown-up change of pace from standard stainless steel.
Dawson Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Exactly the kind of lamp that would let you get away with calling that room with a reading chair your “library.”
Kikkerland Dog Stapler, Small
Fisher Space Brass Bullet Pen
Aged Brass 1-Light Fully Dimmable Plugin Hoyt Table Lamp
Make sure you choose a nice-looking light bulb for this (might we suggest a pink one?), as it’ll be completely exposed.
Zippo Brass Lighter
Who knew Zippo made brass lighters? Now, you do.
ZyyZ Ware Brass Pineapple Mug
Charmingly retro, slightly cheesy, and very, very fun. Turn the lid over, and it turns into a coaster for your cup.
Leff Amsterdam Tube Audio Speaker by Piet Hein Eek
We’ve written about a similar Leff Amsterdam clock before — this is its equally handsome cousin, the brass speaker.
Old Dutch Solid Copper Teakettle With Brass Handle
Okay, so technically, it’s copper with a brass handle and spout, but that’s quibbling when its classic shape is this appealing.
Umbra Prisma Decorative Accents
Decorative brass accents that you affix to a wall or just set on an accent table.
Umbra Prisma Jewelry Tray, Matte Brass
Like a museum display case for even your rinky-dinkiest jewelry.
Umbra Prisma Wall Mirror, Matte Brass
If you like the look of Umbra’s jewelry tray, you’ll love it as a mirror.
Kraftware Mylar Polished Brass Waste Basket With 3/4-Inch Polished Brass Band
The kind of wastebasket that’ll make you feel bad about throwing anything too dirty in it. It’s 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide in diameter, if you’re wondering.
Achla Designs Brass Watering Can
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