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Product Spotlight: New Designs Combine Craftsmanship with Beauty for the Kitchen and Bath
Sep. 6, 2016 Product News

While the kitchen remains the heart of the home, the bath stands as a place to escape. And, both spaces deserve the beauty of Thompson Traders with newly introduced hand-hammered copper sinks. On a clear night, the sky blazes with the brilliance of billions of stars. Historically, stars have guided us, even inspired us. It’s […]

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New Copper Introductions from Thompson Traders
Jul. 8, 2016 Product News

Two new signature farmhouse kitchen sinks showcase the modern twist taken when incorporating copper into design. In addition, four new and unique bath sinks highlight design meant to stand the test of time, while offering homeowners ways to personalize their space. New for the kitchen: Mixing metals may be a driving trend in jewelry, but […]

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Copper Q&A with Thompson Traders
Mar. 29, 2016 Product News

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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Aging Gracefully with Copper: The Beauty of Copper Sinks by Thompson Traders
Mar. 29, 2016 Product News

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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Coveting Copper: One-of-a-Kind Sinks Debut at KBIS 2016
Feb. 11, 2016 Product News

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
Feb. 4, 2016 Product News

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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Trend Alert: Hidden Drain Sinks from Thompson Traders
Dec. 8, 2015 Product News

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
Sep. 18, 2015 Product News

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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Copper Crafting by Hand
Aug. 26, 2015 About Us

Masterful, meticulous, deliberate—these three words describe Thompson Traders coppersmiths. Each maker is a master craftsman in Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico, an historic coppersmithing region. Each copper vessel is hand-hammered, creating a unique product that celebrates the area’s legacy, expertise and artistry. Thompson Traders coppersmiths dedicate hours, days and sometimes weeks to create one-of-a-kind vessels […]

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Introducing a Selection of Signature Finishes from Thompson Traders
Jun. 22, 2015 Product News

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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