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Brass Finishes

Custom Matched Finish

ANSI/MHMS Code: Custom
US Code: Custom

We can Custom Match any finish on Brass material. In case you like a product with a particular finish (maybe from another supplier as well), we can match that finish to all the Brass material products in our store. The pricing of the product varies for custom-match finishes.

You can email us the image of the product at contact@signaturethings.comWe will analyze the same and let you know if it can be done.

In the email, we request you to mention the products you would like from our store to be matched.

Accordingly, we shall provide you a quote for that custom matched finish. Once the order is placed and confirmed, you will ship us a physical sample to perfectly match the finish.

As soon as the order is ready, we will ship back the sample along with the order. Further, as this process is time-consuming, we request you to plan ahead.

Polished Brass Lacquered

ANSI/MHMS Code: 605
US Code: US3

This is the most standard brass finish. The Polished Brass finish is solid brass that is polished and lacquer coated to prevent tarnishing over time. This finish looks like shiny Gold Brass. Polished brass tends to be bright and shiny, and is quite reflective

Un-Lacquered Polished Brass

ANSI/MHMS Code: 605
US Code: US3 no Lacquer

It is Polished Shinny Brass without lacquer coating for protection. These items can be regularly polished to retain its brilliance or left to age gracefully as the brass oxidizes. If this finish is left exposed to the elements it will Patina and age very well. Note: since there is no lacquer to begin with the pieces may look a little dissimilar in the beginning, but over time they will all Patina based on the elements it is exposed to and the use.

Satin Brass Lacquered Or Un-Lacquered

ANSI/MHMS Code: 606
US Code: US4

Satin Brass is a muted brass, with a textured finish. Think Matt Gold finish. The finish tends to drift closer to a golden-brown color or a warm mustard gold color. Satin Brass is essentially the same as Polished Brass, but with a brushed finish rather than a high-gloss polish. It stems from the Victorian Era and offers a more refined take on the rustic look of unfinished brass. Our finishes are Lacquered for Protection. Un-Lacquered Satin Brass will Patina

Brushed Brass Lacquered Or Un-Lacquered

ANSI/MHMS Code: 606
US Code: US4

Brushed Brass is brass that has been brushed with a special tool, creating abrasions that all follow the same direction. These brush marks create a matte effect, which reduces the shine on the brass to create a more subdued, elegant effect.
The Satin Brass finish is similar, but brushed brass has more distinct brush marks, we can provide all the products which allow custom finish in the Brushed Brass Finish, Lacquered or Un-Lacquered as per the requirements.

Polished Chrome

ANSI/MHMS Code: 625
US Code: US26

This finish is Shiny Silver finish on Brass which is Un-Lacquered. Polished Chrome offers pure, contemporary lines by giving a sparkling blue hue that hardly dulls over time. Its versatility makes unlimited creativity possible when it comes to decorative touches. Chrome is one of the most popular choices for plumbing fixtures. This material resists corrosion and rust, making it a practical choice that will last for several years. 

 

Satin Chrome

ANSI/MHMS Code: 626
US Code: US26D

Satin chrome is more silver in color, without mirror finish, it's an alternative finish to bright chrome with a more subtle appearance again more Matt, not Glossy look. This satin version is less flashy, more feminine, adding softer hues and gives a fresh creative touch. Offers a subtle velvety effect which proves a bold choice with infinite decorative possibilities. Our finish is Un-Lacquered. This Finish is Currently Discontinued and is not available on our products.

Please see Satin Nickel

Polished Nickel

ANSI/MHMS Code: 618
US Code: US14

It’s a polished nickel plating on Brass. It can be lacquer coated to protect the finish and emphasize shine. Our finish is Un-Lacquered. Polished nickel is nickel plating on brass which is then polished. It has an overwhelmingly warm feel in tone and tends to have a mirror-like shine when compared with polished chrome. While some feel that polished nickel is a more luxurious finish, but it does require some periodic maintenance. And, like polished chrome, polished nickel can show fingerprints and water spots.

Satin Nickel

ANSI/MHMS Code: 619
US Code: US15

Satin Nickel or sometimes referred to as brushed nickel is a plating on brass that has been reduced and lacquer coated. Satin Nickel finish has a soft, smoothly refined look. It has a similar shine to stainless steel for a Matt not Glossy look. It also has the benefit of hiding smudges and fingerprints. Our finish is Lacquered for Protection, except for Brass Rods which are Un-Lacquered. Satin Nickel is a trendy finish that complements modern or traditional decors that offer a light-colored metal with a low-sheen.

Antique Brass

ANSI/MHMS Code: 609
US Code: US5

Antique brass is a raw brass plating given for an antique look by darkening the product through the chemical process. Antique brass is treated to appear aged; it's typically a rich, deep brown shade with golden undertones or tinges. This warm, low-luster finish is most similar to natural brass but will not tarnish or patina. We have the ability to control this finish to match any existing finish you may already have. We just need a sample of the existing piece to match the same. Our finish is Lacquered to protect this ageless finish.

Oil Rubbed Bronze

Oil Rubbed Bronze finish is considered one of the finest in the industry. The finish is a chemically darkened surface designed to simulate aged bronze. This finish is very dark and varies from a deep chocolate brown to a dark gray and usually has a subdued copper finish. i.e it usually has copper undertones. This finish is applied by hand to each and every brass item. We have the ability to control this finish to match any existing finish you may already have. We just need a sample of the existing piece to match. Our finish is Lacquered for protection.

Aged Brass

It is Aged Matt Brass finish without lacquer. The Items are first finished to Polished Brass , they are then dipped in chemicals to Start and Expedite the Aging Process, they are left unlacquered. We Expedite the aging process by 6 to 8 months for the products.  When you receive the items they will NOT be shinny neither will they be Satin, more like Natural Aged Brass. These items may be regularly polished to retain its brilliance or left to age gracefully as the brass oxidizes. If this finish is left exposed to the elements it will Patina and age very well. Note: since there is no lacquer to begin with the pieces may look a little dissimilar in the beginning, but over time they will all Patina based on the elements they are exposed to and their use.

Aged Brass is also sometimes referred to as Vintage Brass , Natural Aged Brass , Weathered Brass

Black Painted Un-lacquered

Black Painted un-lacquered is a New finish we are adding to our selection. Here the Brass Product is first naturally darkened to the darkest Oil Rubbed Bronze finish, it is then Spray Painted to Matt Black finish. This is Un-Lacquered and is designed to give the distracted look after use. When the paint chips off it will expose the dark ORB finish underneath. This is NOT powder coated.

Blush Copper Red

'Blush-Red' is the newest in our range of vibrant colored brass finishes. This finish is a finely curated shade of copper and it brings out the nice rosy red look. It is lacquered for protection.

This is a distinct, latest finish on a trial basis and is NOT available on all the products. Please email us feedback if you like this and we will work with you on the products you like them on.

Dual Tone Finish

Dual Tone Finish is available on all products where we can put two finishes on some part of the same product. It is also sometimes referred to as Gold and Silver Finish. Here you can pick 2 finishes, for instance - Polished Brass on the Post and Ring and Satin chrome on the handle. So, why not be creative. We will custom finish it for you. The cost usually will be the cost it will take to do each finish per the product.

Antique Nickel (Pewter)

Antique Nickel (Pewter) finish is nickel plating on brass that has been dulled and darkened to simulate Pewter with a matte lacquer applied. This may be referred to as Pewter or Antique Nickel interchangeably. Common finish codes for antique pewter are US15A and 620.