The 8 Most Interesting Door Knockers You Can Buy

Go on, knock yourself out with one of these interesting and stylish door knockers.

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September 20, 2018

You'll be the "rap" star of your neighborhood when you install a beautiful or unusual door knocker. Sure, visitors could ring your doorbell, but why would they, when they can get their hands on one of these?

From Amazon

Expect to "bee" the buzz of the neighborhood when this handsome bumblebee lands on your front door. Made of bronze and sand-casted brass, it's designed by artisan Michael Healey, whose signature appears on the back. Since it's made for outdoor use and finished with clear lacquer, you won't have to polish it.

Amazon, $130

First impressions count. Impress your guests with a hand-hammered door knocker made of brass and monogrammed with your initial. It's available with an antique bronze or vintage pewter finish. Mounting hardware is included; monogramming is extra and costs $9.50 per letter.

Pottery Barn, $59

From Terrain

Woodpeckers might wake you up when they pound on your house, but this one won't disturb you until someone's at the door. Made of cast-iron, this rustic piece has a verdigris patina that could let it pass for an heirloom.

Terrain, $24

From Amazon

You're hanging a lucky horseshoe on your door when you use this horse head knocker at your entrance. It's made of solid brass, hand polished and finished with a clear, protective coating.

Amazon, $27

Say "welcome" in Celtic style with a Claddagh foundry iron door knocker. It's a replica of a 400-year-old Irish symbol of love, friendship and loyalty. The aged-iron knocker has gold highlights and comes with a strike plate.

Design Toscano, $24.95

From Amazon

Nature lovers will love this: a hummingbird door knocker. Made of sturdy aluminum, it's finished with a green patina and measures 7" tall and 5" wide.

Amazon, $29

From Wayfair

Spring is at the door with a bronze Nantucket Basket knocker. The flowers are not included, but you can add fresh-cut or artificial blooms and change them with the season. Use this handcrafted, weather-resistant piece indoors or out.

Wayfair, $118.99

From Terrain

Everything's ship-shape with a knocker that looks like an anchor. Made of iron, it's suitable for indoor or outdoor use, and it's perfect for a guest house on the beach or a sailor's home. Pair it with a beachy doormat to keep the nautical theme going.

Terrain, $20

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