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March 22, 2014
These metallic accessories for home and garden reflect the bright light of spring.
a brass coated cast iron pestle with a marble mortar

Tom Dixon's marble mortar and brass pestle with a cast iron core brings back the stone age, promising to cure impoverished senses by coaxing fresh herbs and spices to release their delicate flavors. 

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Tom Dixon
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an aluminum clock with a black clock face

Leff Amsterdam's Metlev35 Wall Clock, made of colored glass and aluminum, should help you spring forward in style. 

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Leff Amsterdam
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vasse peg vaught copper bird feeder metalcrafting

The head-turning Vogeli Bird Feeder by Vasse and Peg Vaught for the MoMA Store is made of hand-tooled copper in Virginia. Its delicate, lotus-like trough offers shade and sustenance to feathered visitors. 

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coated brass lighter

Want a light? The chromed surface of the Queue Metal Stick Lighter by Tsubota Pearl for Molla Space captures the flickering aspect of flames. Find it in the Dwell store. 

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The soft gold sheen of Marcel Wanders' Skygarden pendant for Flos exudes warmth even when the lights are out. Available through the Dwell store, the pendant light has a white plaster photo-etched frieze inside of its shade. 

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a solid brass carafe

A solid brass cream jug by British designer Tom Dixon is the gold standard of creamers, whether or not you take milk with your tea. 

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Hex Bottle Opener, Iacoli & McAllister
With its subdued, soft luster, the brass geometric bottle opener by Iacoli & McAllister is as sleek as it is useful.
Originally appeared in Brass Brass Baby
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mirror, vase, dish, David Taylor

Raw concrete balances the brass elements of David Taylor's suite of Considered Objects. Taylor's vase, mirror and dish are solid pieces of design. 

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NWBLK gallery
Originally appeared in 7 Concrete Furnishings for Outdoors
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a brass coated cast iron pestle with a marble mortar

Tom Dixon's marble mortar and brass pestle with a cast iron core brings back the stone age, promising to cure impoverished senses by coaxing fresh herbs and spices to release their delicate flavors. 

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