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Metal finishes & Patinas


PB

Polished Brass

A highly polished, mirror finish solid brass surface, with a high performance electrophoretic lacquer protection. Electrophoretic lacquer offers superior adhesion, durability and corrosion resistance over conventional lacquers. Not recommended for use in high traffic areas or external locations as the lacquer will break down prematurely resulting in a patchy appearance.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

PB
Polished Brass

PBU

Polished Brass


A highly polished, mirror finish solid brass surface, treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. It can be cleaned with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original bright finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

PBU
Polished Brass

SB

Satin Brass

A sateen polished solid brass surface with a high performance electrophoretic lacquer protection. Electrophoretic lacquer offers superior adhesion, durability and corrosion resistance over conventional lacquers. Not recommended for use in high traffic areas or external locations as the lacquer will break down prematurely resulting in a patchy appearance.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

SB
Satin Brass

SBU

Satin Brass


A sateen polished solid brass surface, treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. It can be cleaned with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original satin finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

SBU
Satin Brass

ABU

Antique Brass


A sateen polished solid brass surface given a hand applied medium antique patina, producing a soft, slightly reflective, sheen. Supplied with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

ABU
Antique Brass

IBU

Imperial Brass


A sateen polished solid brass surface given a dark antique patina producing a soft, slightly reflective, sheen. Supplied with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently, may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

IBU
Imperial Brass

HBB

Hand Burnished Brass


A highly polished solid brass surface, skilfully hand burnished to produce an elegant, lightly aged finish. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. It can be cleaned with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the bright burnished finish.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

HBB
Hand Burnished Brass

HBN

Hand Burnished Nickel


A polished nickel plated surface, skilfully hand burnished to produce an elegant, lightly aged finish. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain a bright burnished finish.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

HBN
Hand Burnished Nickel

PC

Polished Chrome


A bright chromium plate on top of a nickel plated, highly polished mirror finish, solid brass surface. Chromium plating is a very hard wearing, stable finish, suitable for most environments.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

PC
Polished Chrome

SC

Satin Chrome


A satin chromium plate on top of a nickel plated, sateen polished, solid brass surface. Chromium plating is a very hard wearing, stable finish, suitable for most environments.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

SC
Satin Chrome

SN

Satin Nickel


A satin nickel plate on top of a sateen polished solid brass surface. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish to maintain the original satin finish.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

SN
Satin Nickel

PN

Polished Nickel


A bright nickel plate on top of a highly polished mirror finish, solid brass surface. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish to maintain the original bright finish.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

PN
Polished Nickel

PRL

Pearl Nickel


A special nickel plate on top of a highly polished mirror finish, solid brass surface, producing a misty pearl-like effect. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

PRL
Pearl Nickel

MBN

Matt Black Nickel


A special matt nickel plate on top of a sateen polished solid brass surface, producing a non-reflective smoky effect. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed by a light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

MBN
Matt Black Nickel

PBN

Polished Black Nickel


A special bright nickel plate on top of a highly polished mirror finish, solid brass surface, producing a reflective smoky effect. Unlacquered nickel plated finishes are less durable than chrome plated ones and, as such, should be considered living finishes - which will gradually oxidize over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

Occasional cleaning with a metal polish followed a light application of a good quality wax assist in maintaining the finish in good condition.

PBN
Polished Black Nickel

SNB

Satin Nickel - Bronzed


A satin nickel plated surface given a light bronze patina to produce an aged nickel silver appearance. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to wear and lighten slightly.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

SNB
Satin Nickel - Bronzed

AN

Antique Nickel


A satin nickel plated surface given an antique patina. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

AN
Antique Nickel

AND

Antique Nickel - Distressed


A satin nickel plated surface with an antique patina and a final distressing to produce a more rustic appearance. Often known as ‘Antique Pewter’, this finish is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

AND
Antique Nickel - Distressed

SP

Polished Silver


92.5% pure silver plate on top of a highly polished, mirror finish, solid brass surface. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

Pure Silver plate must be cleaned with great care, all abrasive cleaning products and solutions will damage the surface, only use a solution specifically designed to clean silver and follow the instructions carefully.

SP
Polished Silver

BS

Butlers Silver


92.5% pure silver plate on top of a highly polished, mirror finish, solid brass surface. Then lightly oxidized and carefully hand burnished to produce an appearance of ‘well cared for’ vintage silver - as if looked after for centuries by fastidious Butlers. An unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

BS
Butlers Silver

AS

Antique Silver


92.5% pure silver plate on top of a highly polished, mirror finish, solid brass surface. This is then oxidized and lightly hand burnished to produce an antique appearance. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

AS
Antique Silver

CHB

Chestnut Bronze


Warm and weathered bronze patina applied to a copper plated, sateen polished solid brass surface producing a soft, slightly reflective, sheen. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

CHB
Chestnut Bronze

EBB

Ebony Bronze


Dark, almost black, bronze patina applied to surface producing a soft, slightly reflective, sheen. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. An unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

EBB
Ebony Bronze

DMB

Dark Matt Bronze

Dark bronze patina over copper plated, sateen polished solid brass which is then matt lacquer to give a dark matt appearance. Not recommended for use in high traffic areas or external locations as the lacquer will break down prematurely resulting in a patchy appearance.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

DMB
Dark Matt Bronze

PKU

Polished Copper


Highly polished, pure copper plating on top of a mirror finish solid brass surface. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original bright finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

PKU
Polished Copper

SKU

Satin Copper


Sateen polished pure copper plating on top of a satin finish solid brass surface. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

SKU
Satin Copper

Frank Allart metal finishes and patinas are skillfully created and applied by our experienced craftspeople to the highest possible standards to meet the aspirations of today’s discerning customer. Colour and texture variation is inherent in the creation of hand finished patinas;
and once installed, touch, time and environment should lead to gradual wear
and oxidization, lending character and elegance.

Lacquer is applied to aid the preservation of the original finish on some products. These finishes are not recommended for use in high traffic areas or external locations as the lacquer will break down prematurely resulting in a patchy appearance.

Please note: due to the variation in screen technology, the product appearances
may vary to the images shown.


Solid Bronze

PGA

Polished Solid Bronze - Antiqued


A highly polished, mirror finish solid bronze surface which has been oxidized to produce a beautiful iridescent patina. Treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. An unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently, may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

PGA
Polished Solid Bronze Antiqued

SGA

Satin Solid Bronze - Antiqued


A sateen polished solid bronze surface which has been oxidized to produce a matt antique patina. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. An unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently, may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

SGA
Satin Solid Bronze Antiqued

PGU

Polished Solid Bronze


A highly polished mirror finish, solid bronze surface, treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original bright finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

PGU
Polished Solid Bronze

SGU

Satin Solid Bronze


A sateen polished solid bronze, treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to gradually oxidize and patina over time. It can be cleaned occasionally with metal polish, if preferred, to maintain the original finish.

Care of finish

To remove the effects of natural ageing (oxidisation) clean with a metal polish, an occasional light application of a good quality wax will reduce the need for subsequent cleaning.

SGU
Satin Solid Bronze

RG

Rustic Solid Bronze


Traditionally produced, unpolished solid bronze surface which has been ‘rustificated’ and oxidised. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently, may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

RG
Rustic Solid Bronze

RGD

Rustic Solid Bronze - Dark


Traditionally produced, unpolished solid bronze surface which has been ‘rustificated’ and dark oxidised. This is then treated with a thin beeswax coating for protection during transit and installation. This is an unlacquered living finish, intended to oxidize and patina naturally over time. If handled regularly this finish will tend to lighten and, if handled infrequently, may darken.

Care of finish

A light application of a good quality wax will assist in maintaining the finish in good condition. Do not use solvents, cleaning chemicals or abrasive products with this finish.

RGD
Rustic Solid Bronze - Dark