Our Favorite Copper Housewares to Add to Your Wedding Registry
When it comes to unique materials to consider for your newlywed home, copper is at the very top of our list. Not only is it of-the-moment (the shiny metal has been trending in all categories as of late), it's also incredibly classic and has been used in home décor for years. One of the best things about copper is that it's extremely versatile: It can be minimalist when paired with marble and geometric lines, but it can feel more antique when it has a hammered finish. Copper pieces can also feel timeless, especially in the form of a classic registry item like a set of copper pots and pans. Simply put, it's a material that's both rustic and chic, classic and modern, and it pairs well with absolutely everything
On top of the aesthetically-pleasing nature of its shiny, rose gold-like finish, copper also has some has some practical merits. Specifically, it's a superior heat conductor, making it an extremely popular material for cookware. Copper is excellent at evenly distributing and holding consistent temperature while you cook, meaning that foods that would otherwise be sensitive to uneven heat distribution will be cooked perfectly using the metal in cookware (this also makes it a very popular choice among the best chefs in the world).
So, whether you and your fiancé are would-be chefs on the hunt for the very best copper pots and pans or you just love the shimmery pink-metallic finish copper décor has, we've chosen our favorite copper products for you to add to your wedding registry. All that's left for you to do is start shopping.
The KitchenAid stand mixer is a classic registry item for a reason: It's just as useful (and easy to use) for those who are pros in the kitchen as it is for the novices among us. The copper pearl version is so pretty you'll proudly display it on your counter even when it's not in use.
Shop Now: KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer, in Copper Pearl, $379.95, williams-sonoma.com.
A great set of nesting bowls is an essential in any kitchen, but registering for a trio that can go from countertop to dining room table seamless will make your life so much easier. These set is chic enough to serve out of.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Three-Piece Copper-Plated Mixing Bowl Set, $67, macys.com.
If you're fully committed to copper cookware then register for this ten-piece set. It includes two saucepans, two frypans, one sauté pan, and a stockpot—everything you need to start cooking!
Shop Now: Calphalon Tri-Ply Copper 10-Piece Cookware Set, $479.99, crateandbarrel.com.
Marble and copper unite for a tray that's equal party timeless and modern. Polished copper handles make it easy to transport anything from cocktails to cheese for the next time you entertain.
Shop Now: Pottery Barn Marble and Copper Serve Tray, $119, potterybarn.com.
Upgrade that mismatched silverware you've had since college and register for this sleek-lined copper flatware. Bonus: You'll have the chicest tablescape around next time you throw a dinner party.
Shop Now: Mepra "Linea" Italian Flatware, $184 for a 5-piece place setting, food52.com.
This versatile copper vase is perfect for everything from an asymmetrical wildflower bouquet to a perfectly placed peony arrangement. It will be your go-to for centerpieces year-round.
Shop Now: The Floral Society Copper Pedestal Vase, $94, anthropologie.com.
This tray table combines copper and acrylic for a very on-trend and practical small-space solution. Fold it up and store the tray when it's not in use.
Shop Now: CB2 Acrylic Tray Table, $79.95, cb2.com.
Register for this pan made by Mauviel, the French brand renowned for its high-quality copper cookware, and you won't have to buy another for years to come (if ever). With its aluminum core, copper exterior, and stainless steel core, this pan was designed to conduct heat like a dream.
Shop Now: Mauviel Copper Triply Fry Pan, $94, williams-sonoma.com.
For couples who love to entertain, a bundt pan is a must. This impressive mold turns even the simplest of recipes into a statement-making treat. Guests will have no idea how little time you really spent in the kitchen.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Rose Bundt Pan, $60, macys.com.
It doesn't get more luxe than velvet, so add some texture to your couch or bed with this copper-colored pillow cover. The sophisticated hue is a modern day neutral so it will fit in perfectly with your pre-existing décor.
Shop Now: West Elm Lush Velvet Pillow Covers, starting at $14.99, westelm.com.
This simple copper planter will add modernity to any plant that you house it in. We suggest using a one with a graphic silhouette, like a snake plant.
Shop Now: H&M Large Metal Plant Pot, $24.99, hm.com.
The ultimate in smart home heating and cooling, this copper version of the Nest learns your behaviors and automatically adjusts after just a week of use.
Shop Now: Nest Learning Thermostat, $249, westelm.com.
If there's a chicer sparkling water device out there, we haven't seen it. This ultra-sleek carbonator makes bubbles with a simple lever pull, and takes up very little counter space (not that you'd want to hide it away).
Shop Now: Aarke Premium Carbonator, $229.95, williams-sonoma.com.
Not sure if you want to go all-out copper? These timeless cream linen napkins add just a hint of the trendy hue and can be mixed with tons of place setting styles.
Shop Now: Dot and Army Copper-Trimmed Cream Linen Napkins, $52 for a set of 4, food52.com.
Salt and Pepper Grinders
Make any meal feel a little fancier by swapping out standard salt and pepper shakers with a pair far more dramatic.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Hammered Copper Salt & Pepper Grinders, $84, macys.com.
This geometric placemat is perfect for the couple that sets a modern table and breaks from tradition when it comes to registering. Perfect for everyday use, these graphic beauties can also be easily dressed up with equally contemporary dinnerware for a formal dinner party.
Shop Now: CB2 "Register" Copper Placemat, $11.95, cb2.com.