Antique Glass Door Knobs

There are many different types of antique door knobs. One type of door knob that is not steel or metal are antique glass door knobs.

Antique glass door knobs have been used for a long time. America had started using glass door knobs during World War I.

There are some arguments about crystal door knobs and glass door knobs. Both look absolutely similar however crystal door knobs are much more expensive compared to glass door knobs.

Buying Antique Glass Door Knob

One characteristic that made glass door knobs appealing to most people is its diamond looking shape and color. It is transparent just like diamond and reflects light within as well. This is the reason why rich people adores glass door knobs.

Buying an antique glass door knob therefore is just like buying a diamond.

It would help if we use the same criteria that jewellers use in evaluating diamonds, the 4Cs.

You must check the cut, clarity, weight (carat for diamonds) and color.

Glass door knobs most commonly come in round shapes. There are also rose, oval, octagonal and other shapes for glass. These shapes shall be able to blend with the type of edges that your house have. These shapes are also responsible in creating light reflections on your glass knob which adds beauty to your door.

The clarity for glass is as important as that of a diamond. The glass door knob should be crystal clear and free from blemishes or cracks.

Weight for glass knobs is important. Somehow, it’ll differentiate what knob you are holding. Crystal door knobs are much heavier compared to glass knobs.

Lastly, there many types of colors for glass door knobs. The most common are green and red. However, today, you can find all types of colors for  a glass door knob.

Types of Glass Door Knobs

Three known types of glass door knobs are polished door knobs, escutcheons glass door knobs and stained glass door knobs.

Escutcheons are those that serve as a trim or cover for door knob keyholes. They are also uniquely designed to match doors. They are very much popular back in the past and are seldom used today.

Polished glass door knobs are also called mosaic glass door knobs.

Polished glass door knobs are also called mosaic glass door knobs.

Stained glass knobs are glass knobs with certain colors or objects or designs that are somewhat inserted in the glass. Bubble glass door knobs are samples of stained glass knobs.

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