How to care for a Native Trails Antique Finish Hammered Copper sink?

Native Trail Copper sink is a living metal that will naturally patina over time. Native Trail Antique finish copper is a rich, warm brown, achieved through a hand-applied patina process. Native Trail Antique finish is not waxed or sealed; it will react to its environment as the piece develops character. Acidic substances such as lemons, ketchup, or red wine may alter the copper finish after prolonged contact. A unique characteristic of copper is that it is self-healing, so not to worry – in a short time (usually just days) it will naturally re-patina itself. Antique’s beauty is ever-changing and no two pieces are alike. Caring for this finish is particularly simple since the hammered texture does not show fingerprints. For basic cleaning, use mild soap and warm water. Abrasives should never be used as they may affect the finish. For extra protection, a product such as Flitz Faucet Wax + may be applied.

Read the Native Trails Care Cleaning to review manufacturer instructions on how to clean sinks in a specific finish.

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Jun 23, 2022

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