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5 shimmering ways to add a metallic touch to your bathroom

The nights are slowly drawing in, so add a warming flourish to your soak-space with precious metals!
   Katie Byrne  |  written on: 10-09-2018 11:15am

1. Pick a burnished bath tub
Let's take a moment to appreciate the sheer beauty of the burnish-effect bath tub - isn't it a dream? Dark, moody and utterly seductive, this dreamy tub was positively made for luxurious lounging... 

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The bright copper tub shown below, however, offers another slant entirely when it comes to incorporating warm metals in to your bathroom. With its reflective surface, it creates a subtle illusion of more space, as well as providing a shimmering contrast of decadence with the inky blue wall behind it. Utterly divine.

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Much the same can be said for the beautiful bath shown below, too; a little more subtle and just a tad more sophisticated, it manages to be of equal attention-grabbing focus with the fireplace in this generously-sized space.

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TIP! When cleaning your metal bath, make sure you avoid any substances that have potential to cause damage, such as acid-based solutions. Rather, use warm, soapy water and a soft cloth to keep your tub clean and scratch-free.

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2. Consider your shower enclosure
A black backdrop provides the perfect canvas for a precious metal shower enclosure to add a glimmer of glamour, with matching brassware tying the look together neatly and stylishly.

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3. Pick a shimmering shower cubicle
Ooh. This rich copper shower cubicle makes a truly decadent addition to an otherwise timeless bathroom, with the reflective surface offering a pleasingly extravagant touch to the space.

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4. Pick fabulous-finish brassware
For a more subtle twist of metallic in your bathroom, opt for brassware (taps, a shower head and so on) in the finish of your choice.

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Bathroom by The Watermark Collection

Whether you want to make it truly pop or incorporate it more discretely, there are infinite ways to do it in a way that suits your bathroom's needs to perfection. 

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Firefly from Unique Home Stays

5. Consider all the details
For a really simple way to add a pop of precious metal flair to your bathroom, look for shimmering accessories that can be easily swapped as your tastes or colour palette evolve. 

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Villeroy & Boch basins, Perrin & Rowe brass taps

From mirrors to frames on the wall, there really are are endless ways to incorporate some metallic magic into your space!

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Bonamico vessel basin, Credit: Sottini

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NEXT! From metal to marble - browse our moodboard of marble-ous ideas for your bathroom for a serious inspiration fix...

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