For nation and for glory

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, which begin this week in London, provide a wide variety of opportunity for international cooperation and competition. Cliffside Industries is proud to salute all of the athletes who work so tirelessly to “Inspire A Generation” at home. In tribute to these hard-working individuals, Cliffside presents its own Olympic competitors and medalists for the 2012 Hardware Games!

Let the games begin!
Let the games begin!

The contenders

Team Germany

Cliffside’s German-cut lead crystal cabinet knobs represent just one of our European-made hardware options. They promise a dazzling display in the Hardware Games.

Team Italy

Cliffside Industries’ line of solid brass cabinet hinges are made in Italy and represent the pinnacle of strength and quality in the kitchen and bath industry. With impeccable precision and craftsmanship, these Europeans are the team to beat.

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Team U.S.A.

Perennial favorites from Cliffside’s “made in the U.S.A.” products include our lines of solid brass luxury bath accessories, novelty cabinet knobs and pulls, and stone knobs crafted from Southwestern river rocks. A wide variety of options makes the American hardware a formidable choice.

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The events

Weightlifting: the Classic Suite

Anyone using the B1 series pulls from the Classic Suite can tell you that they are heavy. In fact, each of the 12″cc solid brass appliance pulls from the B1-12 series weighs over three full pounds! With clean, bold lines, the Classic Suite is sure to make a strong statement.

Fencing: the Criss-Cross Suite

Crossing swords with an Olympic fencer may be dangerous, but there’s nothing intimidating about Cliffside’s Criss-Cross Suite. With a traditional ribbon-and-reed design, this ornately elegant hardware collection offers a dressed-up option for plain cabinets or a coordinating suite for kitchens of similar style.

Archery: the Rope Suite

The bow-shaped cabinet handles and appliance pulls strung with the braided design of Cliffside’s Rope Suite automatically conjures up images of archers speeding forth their arrows to a far-away mark. Whatever your hardware preferences, the Rope Suite will always come up on target.

Synchronized swimming: the Artisan Suite

No Cliffside hardware suite has more continuity among its elements than the Artisan Suite, which was newly redesigned from older styles in 2010. The collection is united by its faux screw designs on nearly every piece, and the smooth surfaces of the handles evoke thoughts of the glassy, undisturbed water before competition begins.

Throwing sports: the Scroll Suite

Two common elements relate the Scroll Suite hardware collection to the throwing sports of the athletic events: the discus-shaped round backplates present on all the pulls; and the round shape prevalent throughout the suite in the half-circle cup pull, the ball design of the scroll handles, and the two round 100 series and 100-20 series knobs, echoing the contour of the shot put.

Decathlon: ten signature solid brass finishes

Each of Cliffside’s solid brass hardware suites are available in your choice of ten finishes.

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Triathlon: the Sedona Suite

The rustic Sedona Suite has three available finish choices appropriate to the Olympics: the Bronze, a naturally forged material; the Antique Silver, blended with pewter to create the bright gray tone; and the Antique Iron, which has a more golden color than the AS. Each of the Sedona finish collections offers a variety of knobs and pulls from which to choose.

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Uneven bars: the Stainless Steel Suite

Finally, to gymnastics, with the bar pulls of the Stainless Steel Suite. With two different styles of stainless steel pulls, these handles offer a wide variety of sizes and style choices for any transitional or contemporary kitchen. The T305 series pulls have 15 available lengths and have a 1/2-inch diameter. With a 3/8-inch diameter, the T366 series handles are slightly smaller and have eight available sizes. Finally, the largest sizes are the D85 series appliance handles, which range from 14 inches to 64 inches in total length, with a diameter of 1 inch.

The medalists

3400 in Bronze, 158 in Silver Satin, and 100 in golden Polished Brass
3400 in Bronze, 158 in Silver Satin, and 100 in golden Polished Brass

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