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Copper Q&A with Thompson Traders

March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Copper has been used by humans for thousands of years. How much do you know about copper sinks from Thompson Traders? What are our sinks made from? Thompson Traders copper sinks are made from commercially pure copper (99.9% copper). While trace amounts of oxygen and phosphorous are present in the remaining 1/10th of a percent,...

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Copper sinks grow in beauty with age, maintaining their distinct finish or developing a rich patina over time. It’s what makes each Thompson Traders sink unique. Nurturing copper’s natural beauty is low maintenance, and with care, sinks can last for generations. General rules apply across all Thompson Traders’ sinks: Wash with soap and water, using...

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The glow of copper continues to shine through handcrafted, one-of-a-kind finishing techniques found throughout Thompson Traders’ new collection of sinks, introduced at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the industry’s premier annual event. Introductions include a selection as varied as a jeweler’s case. Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson, the founder and creative director of Thompson...

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Introducing The Palmer Vanity

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thompson Traders craftsman are masters at the art of creating copper sinks. The Palmer Vanity is no exception, as the perfect partnership of copper with unlacquered brass stock legs by Palmer Industries. The exquisite Palmer Vanity will take center stage in any powder room. The complete vanity features a variation of Thompson Traders’ Milan sink,...

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Already fixtures in the bathrooms of boutique hotels and quiet spas, hidden drain sinks are sleek and simple in design. Now, they are finding their way home into luxurious and comforting baths. Thompson Traders offers a collection of hidden drain sinks that feel as though they’ve always been part of the family – with a...

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Introducing a Modern Twist on Copper

September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thompson Traders craftsman are masters at the art of creating copper sinks. Three new signature sinks showcase the difference design makes, while highlighting the continued appeal of copper.  Palmer Vanity in Antique Satin Gold Finish The exquisite Palmer Vanity will take center stage in any powder room. The complete vanity features a variation of Thompson...

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Human touch is evident in every handcrafted copper vessel created by Thompson Traders, from start to finish. The process begins by melting copper into a pancake-shaped ingot. The ingot is heated in a fire then hammered into shape. After the metal has cooled, the process is repeated—over and over—until the company’s coppersmiths have achieved the...

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The Houzz “Kitchen of the Week” Ideabook recently featured the farm house Lucca sink by Thompson Traders. Houzz, the leading online platform for home and remodeling design, showcased a kitchen remodeling project inspired by the hand-hammered farmhouse Lucca sink. The attractive hand-hammered medium antique 14 gauge sink was the first item identified by Ross and...

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In the 16th century, visitors to a hilltop church in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico, began to experience miraculous recoveries from their ailments. Today the faithful continue to make pilgrimages to the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud to ask for healing from the Virgin Mary, whose figure behind one of the church’s altars is sculpted from corncob-and-honey paste....

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A long, hot bath is a remedy for everyday stress – and the freestanding Caledonia soaking tub by Thompson Traders turns the bath into a luxurious retreat. The double-walled construction helps maintain water temperature while the lifetime finish ensures that the antique copper look will be preserved for years to come. Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson,...

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