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  1. Avon Lever Handles on Square Backplate (Pair) - Pewter
    £79.50

    A stylish and contemporary looking handle on a square blackplate, and finished in rustic pewter. This handle is sprung so can be use with modern multipoint locks as well as with heavy duty mortice latches or locks.

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  2. Hand Forged Octagonal Large Door Knobs (Pair) - Pewter
    £75.00

    A large, sturdy octagonal-shaped hand forged door knob that combines functionality, traditional looks and durability. Perfect for large front doors/entrance doors.

    The weather-resistance richly-textured pewter finish makes it suitable for inside and out, and also suitable for both mortice and rim locks

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  3. Swirl Design Door Knobs (Pair) - Brass
    £78.00

    A wonderful pair of heavy solid brass door knobs inspired from the Edwardian Period. As their name suggests, a wonderful swirl design runs through the knob, and finished with a finial at the top.

    A stepped brass backplate conceals the fixing screws.

    The unlacquered finish enables the knobs to age gracefully, or polish to retain their shine.

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  4. Beaded Edge Regency Door Knobs (Pair) - Polished Nickel
    £71.50

    A pair of high quality nickel Regency style door knobs with a beaded edging to the handle and to the rose plate.  Reproduced from a Scottish original, its re-manufactured brother is popular in the North today! 

    The ornate fixed rose plate makes these door knobs suitable for mortice locks only.

    A truly stunning door set.

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  5. Ebony Wood Beehive Door Knobs (Pair) - Aged Brass Collar & Rose
    £71.50

    A stunning pair of real ebony wood door knobs in a beehive style, authenticated by the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, with an aged brass collar and matching reeded backplates.  

    The wood has a rich dark colour and is exceptionally hard wearing.  The back-plates are unlacquered and will continue to darken slightly over time, giving a wonderful aged look. The backplates are detachable (see picture), meaning the knobs are suitable for both mortice and rim locks.

    Also available with a nickel collar and rose.

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  6. Regency-Style Large Door Knobs (Pair) - Nickel
    £71.50

    A pair of larger nickel plated, solid brass door knobs that will suit grand Georgian and Victorian internal doors or front doors.  These impressive door knobs can be used with either rim or sprung mortise latches/locks.

    This style is proving exceptionally popular in period and contemporary homes. We liked them so much they're on our front door!

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Our collection of door knobs include both traditional and contemporary styles in a range of materials. Browse our nickel or brass door knobs for the perfect finishing touch to your period home, or choose from our collection of wooden door knobs, ceramic, forged and beehive door knobs for an elegant, stylish design. 

 

Door Knobs 


It's not unusual to have run out of budget by the time it comes to selecting door furniture.  We strongly advise against this - the devil's in the detail as they say and this is so true when it comes to door knobs. As well as being a practical and essential accessory, let them be the jewel on the crown.  They can greatly impact the finished look and feel of your home, helping to bring together different design elements and help to create a natural flow from one area to another.  So whilst they must be functional, choose your style well, whilst ensuring the quality is of a high standard.


Different Materials


Our door knobs come in a wide range of materials, including brass, nickel, forged metal, wood, glass, and ceramic materials. Depending on what you want, they can suit different interiors and allow you to create a specific look. Door knobs can be a great way to highlight a period-specific home, accentuating a certain decade, era, or region.


Lever Handles


An alternative to a door knob is the lever handle.  They can have a slightly more contemporary feel than a door knob and it may be that you prefer this type of grip.  It's ersonal choice, and of course, aesthetically they look quite different. We have a range of different materials and styles to choose from. We carry brass, nickel, and forged metal, including pewter and aged brass or nickel. They also come in a variety of styles to suit the door and room you want. As with door knobs, the style can be used to highlight certain characteristics of your home.


Decorative Pieces


Door knobs have been used for decorative purpose for centuries, expanding on the types of materials used and the range of styles possible. Certain types were originally limited to certain regions of production; ceramic, for example, was originally produced and exported from either France or England.

 

Locking Door Knobs


Many door knobs come with locking mechanisms. These can be used on bathroom doors or any other door you need to lock.


How Door Knobs Are Made 


Casting is a process which involves pouring molten metal into a pre-made mold. By using different molds, various styles, shapes, and sizes can be made, offering a diverse range of products to consumers.


Forging is a process in which metal is heated and forced into shaped dies under intense pressure. Forging creates a product of superior strength, toughness and reliability, offering a product that is 250% stronger than a  cast product. It can also be relatively inexpensive, offering some of the best results. Because of the strength you get, this is one of the most commonly used processes.


Choosing Your Door Knobs 


Although door knobs are often overlooked when we think about designing our homes and adding to the decor, people notice them and they can greatly enhance the appearance and charm of your property. It’s something that not only you - but your guests - will enjoy and appreciate on a regular basis.


With all of the potential designs, styles, and patterns available, you’ll have no problem finding a door knob that suits your needs. When buying, consider the decor just as much as the functionality in order to make sure you get the best door knobs for your home.