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Copper has become a classic in home goods for many reasons: It's both rustic and chic, classic and modern, and it pairs well everything. Even Martha is a fan, with a collection of pots and pans spanning many years. (Read all about her obsession here.) But it's not just about cookware—copper is making its way into other first-home essentials, from coffee makers to stools to mirrors. Here are a few of our favorites.
The possibilities are endless with this simple yet stylish, copper-plated bowl: fill it with fruit, use it to hold your keys, or just let it make a statement on its own. It comes in small, medium, and large.
From $69, bludot.com.
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You may know that whisking egg whites in a copper bowl helps create fluffier and firmer peaks. Well, the same goes for using a copper whisk, such as this 12-inch beauty.
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According to Ayurveda principles, drinking water out of a copper vessel is good for your health because the liquid absorbs the metal's beneficial properties (it's antimicrobial, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory, to name a few).
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Duparquet Copper Cookware
Restaurants from New York's Eleven Madison Park to Townsman in Boston rave about the hand-made wares of Jim Hamann, a design finalist from Martha Stewart American Made 2014. They can even be stamped with your initials.
From $150, duparquet.com.
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Bodum Chambord French Press
Why go for the standard chrome finish when you can register for copper? It'll have you looking forward to making your morning cup.
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Danish Weave Stool
The Portland, Oregon-based company Rejuvenation combines a hand-woven paper cord seat and a copper-plated steel base to create this rustic-chic stool—equally at home in an urban loft or a country home.
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? This circular, copper-clad number sure looks good to us.
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Color blocking gets the white-and-copper treatment in this flatware from Anthropologie. Bonus: They're dishwasher safe.
$78 for set of five, available March 21, anthropologie.com.
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Dualit NewGen Toaster
The updated version of Dualit's classic toaster now has a defrosting setting for frozen bread, plus ones for bagels and buns. And extra-wide slots means there's space for more than just your average slice.
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This is one vase that may compete with the beauty of the flowers inside. To create it, Piet Hein Eek works a sheet of copper through a tight space, as if pulling a napkin through a ring. The result: a one-of-a-kind display for fresh blooms.
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All it takes is a single copper wire to make this free-formed candleholder, created by the designer Shane Schneck for HAY. It's available with a square or triangle base.