How To: Tarnish brass & antique copper at home

by Sloane Middleton

Natural, untreated metals allow for the freedom of choice - to keep it sleek by polishing, or to allow an antiqued patina to develop? For those who are fans of the aged texture of patinated copper or brass - but without the patience necessary to wait ages to achieve it unaided- we have just the recipes for you. 

How to: Antique copper at home.

TORTUGA's Luxe Bookends, featuring tarnished copper bookend at center.  

How to: Tarnish brass at home.

TORTUGA's Luxe Bookends, featuring tarnished brass bookends at left.