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The New Glamour: 10 Brass Vases for Candlelit Holidays

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The New Glamour: 10 Brass Vases for Candlelit Holidays

November 7, 2017

How many different colors of brass can you name? Antique brass, matt brass, polished brass—the list goes on, but all have one thing in common: metal vases look lovely by candlelight.

Brass is a mix of copper and zinc (the the higher the percentage of zinc, the lighter the color of the metal). As the holiday season approaches, we’ve rounded up 10 brass vases that will glow on a tabletop or mantel:brass vase Japan via Gumps

Above: A handmade 5-inch Tama Brass Vase made in Japan is $195 from Gump’s.

Made of solid brass with a matt lacquer finish and available in three sizes, a Hexagon Flowerpot by Ferm Living is from \$45.50 to \$80.50 depending on size from Connox.
Above: Made of solid brass with a matt lacquer finish and available in three sizes, a Hexagon Flowerpot by Ferm Living is from $45.50 to $80.50 depending on size from Connox.
Skultuna Boule Vase is &#8\2\20;named for the French word for ball,&#8\2\2\1; notes retailer The Line: &#8\2\20;This polished brass vase from the Swedish metalsmith Skultuna adapts a gleaming sphere for practical use but looks just as appealing when left empty.&#8\2\2\1; Available in two sizes, it is \$\235 for the large size as shown.
Above: Skultuna Boule Vase is “named for the French word for ball,” notes retailer The Line: “This polished brass vase from the Swedish metalsmith Skultuna adapts a gleaming sphere for practical use but looks just as appealing when left empty.” Available in two sizes, it is $235 for the large size as shown.
A Remodelista favorite, “Swedish company Skultuna Messingsbruk is one of the oldest active brass producers in the world,” writes Janet of the manufacturer founded in 1607.

A smaller Skultuna Boule Vase is \$\150 from The Line.
Above: A smaller Skultuna Boule Vase is $150 from The Line.
Designed in Copenhagen, a Small Brass Vase is £\20 from Hopscotch London.
Above: Designed in Copenhagen, a Small Brass Vase is £20 from Hopscotch London.
A \10-centimeter Brass Drop Vase is \249 SEK (about \$\29.66 US) at Artilleriet.
Above: A 10-centimeter Brass Drop Vase is 249 SEK (about $29.66 US) at Artilleriet.
A tall Element Metal Antiqued Brass Vase is \20.5 inches high; made in India of sand casted aluminum with an antique bass finish, it is \$\1\29 from Crate and Barrel.
Above: A tall Element Metal Antiqued Brass Vase is 20.5 inches high; made in India of sand casted aluminum with an antique bass finish, it is $129 from Crate and Barrel.
 Faceted Metal Vases in an antique brass finish &#8\2\20;use the decadent architectural vibe of the ’\20s and ’30s with a clean-lined modern feel,&#8\2\2\1; says retailer West Elm. The vases are available in five sizes including medium as shown at prices from \$\24 to \$69.
Above: Faceted Metal Vases in an antique brass finish “use the decadent architectural vibe of the ’20s and ’30s with a clean-lined modern feel,” says retailer West Elm. The vases are available in five sizes including medium as shown at prices from $24 to $69.
A Century Brass Vase with an anti-tarnish coating is \20 centimeters tall; \$79.95 from Melbourne-based Behr & Co.
Above: A Century Brass Vase with an anti-tarnish coating is 20 centimeters tall; $79.95 from Melbourne-based Behr & Co.
Made in Sweden, an Ink Brass Flower Vase is \$\165 CAD (about \$\130 US) from Mjolk.
Above: Made in Sweden, an Ink Brass Flower Vase is $165 CAD (about $130 US) from Mjolk.
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