Caring for your new hardware

Almost any hardware item you buy from us has a brass/bronze substrate, that is to say that it is made from brass or alloy composed mainly of copper – with tin for bronze and zinc for brass. This means your hardware is built essentially to last for many generations.  It can’t rust or deteriorate, other than with a steel based product which should be treated differently externally.  What will happen is what you would expect if it is badly treated or neglected. Atmospherics impact on how hardware looks over time, best explained by considering how your car would look if

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New Website

Launching a new website is for us a major project. There will be teething troubles and we expect it to be an ongoing project, filling it out. For us the good news is, we have control over inputting material meaning we’re able to update with ease. There’ll be products and product news loaded daily, so if you’re in the industry (design/architecture) – keep an eye on us. Of course, if you’re not on our newsletter data base, register here for our regular mailchimp newsletter. We have no doubt we offer ranges from the best hardware brands in the world. We

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Copper passage set

Our latest copper product has finally arrived after being a year long project that has involved rejecting multiple manufacturers, in favour of the man I have trusted for many years. His price was double the others prices. When I try to reason with him, and let it slip that the others screw it up, he tells me that’s his price and he gets it right! Perfect logic. The design, based on our popular ebony passage set. This is a versatile design that can suit industrial, deco, modern and classic styling. The expectation is that this will be a very popular

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Antiquity

Our friends at Palloys suggested we collaborate in producing a range of hardware. Palloys have been the go-to people for the antique trade ever since I can remember for reproductions for brass castings for valuable antiques. Our friends had bought out the family run business and have turned it into a very sophisticated operation which is best explained by a visit to the website. http://palloys.com.au/ On gaining an understanding of the capabilities and potential, the idea of creating a range based on the classical column capital started taking shape. Nile representing the papyrus theme adopted by the ancient Egyptians then

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Mother of Pearl in S.E. Asia

The Classic Chairs Company is known for integrity and diversity in design from London to Australia and S.E. Asia. That we join them in bringing architectural hardware to the region seems to us a perfect fit. While we build on the display material now in Bangkok, samples held in Australia are able to be couriered at short notice. Likewise, we are able to produce schedules with our suppliers from around the world shipping directly to Bangkok. We plan on having a Sydney based consultant in Bangkok on a monthly basis in order to fulfil projects to a high standard. The

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Moddica Hinges

NEW GENERATION HINGE New! Available from Mother of Pearl & Sons. A hinge developed By Moddica, New Zealand. Tested to 369 kg load! Designed so that no screws or flaps are visible, this will suit applications where clean lines in architecture are called for. Concealed screws fitted at 45 degrees to the door and jamb give the design its load capacity, as screws cross the wood grain. This is a very real and credible alternative to the conventional hinge that will appeal for minimalist, cutting edge architecture. – We like: – Load capacity – The clean lines – Ease of

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New additions to our ebony and silver range

Sounds exotic? This range, created by Mother of Pearl & Sons has been one of our great successes. Dense and black, ebony: a king of woods. Combined with the deep lustre of silver in a timeless design, it looks the goods. Kolkata Artisans have painstakingly selected the ebony for the characteristics we have specified, choosing only the deepest shade and tightest grain for a smooth dense finish. The cast-brass back-plates and collar are polished and silver plated. The combination is a simple range that makes a knockout statement. Our addition to the range is a small version of our SK105E.

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Two years on at the PYD design centre

After 17 years trading out of the Rushcutters Bay shop, the opportunity to relocate to the PYD Building was too good to pass up. For Mother of Pearl and Sons the move has been an exciting opportunity to expand both their client base and range of products. Far from the cookie cutter design ethos, Mother of Pearl and Sons continues to delight with unique and sublimely crafted door furniture. From first hearing about Geoff Clarks’ vision for a unique design centre for Sydney, we were interested. We had a future planned that fitted right in with the concept around the

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The future is green – Jujubags – hessian shopping bags

The future is green! 15 years ago we brought in hessian bags for our sales. We received so many enquiries about our bags, we have begun to market them under the brand, Jujubags. Today the market for hessian and canvas is very sophisticated. We can produce custom bags for your function, business or promotion to a high standard. You’ll be sending a message about your green credentials in a very stylish way. You might have a vision or you might like us to work with you in producing a product that will be taking your business name onto the street

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