Imitation Bronze Door Furniture FAQ
There are two different types of bronze door furniture, Imitation Bronze (also known as IBMA or Imitation Bronze Metal Antique) and Real Bronze (also known as RBMA or Real Bronze Metal Antique). Imitation Bronze, as the description implies, is not actually made from bronze at all. The "bronze" finish is achieved by chemical, powder and paint processes usually applied to brass or other metal products. The end result is door furniture that looks as though it is made from Real Bronze but at a much lower cost.
Because the actual base metal is not real bronze, imitation bronze is not able to go through the same processes that give real Bronze door furniture its various finishes. The finish produced in Imitation Bronze (IBMA) products is most similar to the "antique" finish available in Real Bronze, however because the base metal used is usually brass, there tend to be more familiar handle styles available. These include the popular Georgian rope effect style. For more information on Real Bronze please click here: Real Bronze Door Furniture FAQ
Q. Can I mix and match
Imitation Bronze (IBMA) door furniture with Real Bronze (RBMA) door furniture?
Q. How should I maintain the
finish on my Imitation (IBMA) Bronze furniture?
Q. Should I use metal polish
to clean my Imitation (IBMA) Bronze door furniture?
Q. Why haven't I bought any of
this attractive door furniture?
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