Brighten Your Room With Sunburst Mirrors
When you are looking for a decorative piece to brighten up a room, you can use sunburst mirrors. Sunburst mirrors are striking accents to dress up a space. It will add some glamour and sparkle in your rooms. The sunburst mirrors has a fascinating history that dates right back to the 17th Century. During the 17th Century the Catholic Church began to use monstrances above the alter these elaborate designs were made up of decorative stands surrounded by glided rays of sunshine demonstrating what we know today as the sunburst style. These monstrances were often found in churches in Italy featured above the altar. The very first mirrors were very small and convex and it wasn’t until the late 17th Century that mirror production became more established and mirrors eventually increased in size.
In the early 19th Century mirror production had finally taken off as a decorative accessory and mirrors were extremely popular in both Europe and America. We can’t be fully sure as to when the first sunburst style mirror in the same design we know today was first produced, however research suggests it could be any time within the 19th Century. After all, from petite to grand and oversized these stunning mirrors are a real piece of art that will instantly enhance any home.