Endless Possibilities

Our in-house design and engineering experts can customize your Waterworks project from inception to installation. The vast range of possibilities includes special finishes, design modifications, flow regulation and additional mechanical changes.


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Special Finishes

Waterworks offers a range of 17 custom finishes–reflective, burnished or matte. With a solid brass foundation, these lustrous and unique finishes are applied through our proprietary processes to fittings, wall-mounted accessories, hardware and finishing details. Whether you’re looking for the color and warmth of aged metal, a cool metallic hue with classic appeal, or the refined radiance of a statement piece, the right finish transforms and elevates a space.

11 of our metal finishes are now available to quick ship in as little as four weeks.
We can also work with you to develop special, highly-customized finishes. Everything we do at Waterworks is focused on helping you achieve your unique creative vision.
*See a sales associate for details. Gold and Matte Gold finishes are available within a longer lead-time.

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    Antique Brass

    Rich, burnished tones, with highlights ranging from ochre to red oxide, characterize the antique brass finish. Its traditional character becomes more beautiful with use.

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    Antique Copper

    Rustic and warm-hued, antique copper speaks to an early age. The organic feel of this finish is ideal for traditional baths and kitchens.

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    Architectural Bronze

    Deep earth tones overlaid with subtle highlights are the keynotes of the architectural bronze finish. A patina will develop with use, revealing hints of yellow.

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    Burnished Brass

    A warm finish with a soft reflective quality, achieved by oxidizing and hand-rubbing polished brass to create the illusion of age. Over time, the patina will evolve into a classic golden-brown tone.

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    Burnished Nickel

    A warm gray finish with a soft reflective quality. It is achieved by applying a patina to a base of polished nickel, which is then polished with a soft cotton brush to give the illusion of age while maintaining the natural highlights and luster of nickel.

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    A dark hand-rubbed, mellow finish. Its deep gray-brown color has beautiful highlights of warm brass. The finish is achieved through oxidation and brushed by hand. It has the effect of an elegant piece of bronze art; no two pieces are exactly the same.

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    The cool blue hue of chrome conveys a classic appeal, adaptable to both traditional and modern environments. A durable finish requiring minimal maintenance, chrome is ideal for both bath and kitchen applications.

  • Custom Capabilities - Special Finishes - Gold Escutcheon

    The traditional statement of refined elegance. Gold radiates an elemental brilliance, adding a rich feel to powder rooms and master baths.

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    Matte Gold

    The soft, rubbed surface is reminiscent of the color of ingots. Radiant in its appearance, matte gold has a subtle vibrance that works well in traditional surroundings.

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    Matte Nickel

    The soft, warm gray color of matte nickel transitions easily between classic and modern environments.

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    The depth of nickel transmits soft, warm reflections. This traditional finish settles into its environment by developing a patina which changes its tonality and adds texture.

  • Custom Capabilities - Special Finishes - Pewter Escutcheon

    A lustrous silvery gray created by plating nickel onto solid brass, and hand-treating it to add depth and character. A living, evolving finish, pewter becomes even more beautiful with use.

  • Custom Capabilities - Special Finishes - Shadow Escutcheon

    Rich, sleek and durable, this blackened-gray metal finish is created through a four-step protective process, so it won't develop a patina over time.

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    Shiny Copper

    The rosy gleam of copper is ideal for rustic environments. Quick to develop its patina, shiny copper can also be maintained so that its brilliance remains constant.

  • Custom Capabilities - Special Finishes - Sovereign Escutcheon

    Taking its inspiration from aged antique coins, this cool and shadowy finish accents volume and form. Handsome and dignified, it lends itself to both formal and casual settings.

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    Unlaquered Brass

    The yellow tones of unlacquered brass communicate warmth and traditional style. As unlacquered brass settles into its space, a patina soon develops which enhances its antique appeal. A gentle wipe of the faucet is all that is required for maintenance, unless one is looking to restore this finish to its polished state.

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    Vintage Brass

    An elegant choice for both contemporary and traditional spaces, this finish has a distinctive golden luster tempered by subtle darker tones. The metal patinates over time, for a mellow, heirloom effect.


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