Confession: When I noticed brass fixtures making a comeback, my first thought was ick. 

I always tell you the truth.

I’ve since come around to the beauty of brass. Brass fixtures are classy meets warm meets old world—that’s my summary. Take a look at the Alhambra Kitchen Project by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design and you’ll see how nicely brass works.

This kitchen is absolutely beautiful but then so is everything Jessica Helgerson does. I challenge you to find something associated with her brand that’s not beautiful. 

Jessica Helgerson, Alhambra Kitchen Project

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Screen Shot 2013-12-11 at 7.06.19 AMPhoto Credit: Lincoln Barbour

 In the spirit of brassiness, here are five brass fixtures that I hope to use in projects:

Sequestered Cage Pendant, Brass Pendant

Sequestered Cage Pendant

Fargo Stem and Loop Pendant 

Fargo Stem and Loop Pendant


Brass Pendant, School House ElectricFactory Satellite

Isaac Brass Pendant Light, School House Electric

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George Brass PendantGeorge

And here’s a chandelier, for good measure. 

Tangled Brass Chandelier, School House ElectricTangled Chandelier

Go for the gold, folks.