Hammered Oval Fish Bathroom Copper Sink > 190222-5
Weight: 4.5 pounds
Our price: $195.00
This oval bathroom copper sink has a standard 1.5" diameter hole at the bottom center and it does not have an overflow system. It is designed for over-the-counter mounting because its rim is rounded. This hammered bathroom copper sink is a beautiful piece of art.
It has embossed fish all the way around it (six total), details can be observed in the pictures.
From a copper sheet the wise artisan hands transform it into this unique piece. The hammer footprint is very visible. The reddish/oxidized texture is characteristic of natural copper when it is cooled down from red-hot temperature using cold water, technique that the copper-smiths use. The border is rounded, this allows to sit on your counter-top.
This copper sink was made from one sheet of copper, raised with the artist hammer, there are no one welded joints, as a matter of fact, the fish were pulled out of the copper sheet itself.
Hammering the red-hot copper is an ancient technique the copper-smiths use, where no sophisticated tools are used, just the furnace to heat the copper and a hammer to give it the shape. We got this bathroom copper sink from the skilled copper-smiths from Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico. The finish is in a dark brownish color. Suitable for your bathroom, it will add a unique home accent making it a very special point of attraction in your bathroom. The copper sheet is 16 gauge (0.05" thickness).
IMPORTANT NOTE: The patina can be damaged faster if toothpaste stays for long periods of time on the sink surface, because of this, washing it after brushing teeth is recommended.
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