Choosing the right vintage mirror for your home

The addition of a beautifully crafted vintage mirror to your home can instantly brighten any room, transforming an otherwise neutral space with a character-filled focal point.

Follow these simple tips to choose the right mirror for your home.

Antique mirrors

Antique mirrors are distinguishable by their patina or faded appearance and typically feature decorative or elaborate frames, dark edges and distressed patches. 

An antique mirror can add a vintage vibe to any home, with their frames serving as a textured focal point.

Baroque Mirror

The baroque style dates back as far as the 1600s and features heavily carved grandeur designs and exuberant patterns.

These regal framed mirrors can be the perfect juxtaposition to the modern home by being featured as a statement piece in an entryway.


Round vintage mirrors

Round mirror

Characterised by their circular designs, a round, vintage mirror captures immediate attention with their straightforward profile.

Positioned above a vintage cabinet, a round wooden-framed mirror creates a simple but striking focal point and coast vibe.

If you’re looking to fill the centre of an open space, choose a round mirror that features a more adventurous design or pattern.


Square or rectangle mirror

The simple, clean and angular shapes of square and rectangle mirrors can offer a timeless addition to any home.

A vintage wooden framed mirror against a neutral wall can bring a warm coastal feel to your home.

Accentuate a vintage console table with a large rectangular mirror and vintage vase to add a luxurious feel.

Water tiger’s bespoke mirrors are one-of-a-kind vintage or repurposed pieces, each telling their own unique story. Styles, shapes and sizes rotate regularly so shop our unique range of vintage mirrors today.

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