Posts tagged 'solid brass door knockers'

Knock, knock…looking at some of the more unique products in Abbey England’s range

Door knockers are thought to date back hundreds of years, with some going back as early as Tudor times in the sixteenth century. Blacksmiths honed their skills and made increasingly elaborate and ornate designs. The arrival of the electric doorbell put paid to their popularity for a while. There has been a resurgence however and nowadays many homeowners like the look of a door knocker, even if they still enjoy the practicality of a doorbell too.