11 Chic Copper Pieces to Add to Your Registry
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all? This circular, copper-clad number sure looks good to us.
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.
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.
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.
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.