Found in a flea market in Lyon, France, this vintage mirror is made of wood carved to resemble bamboo poles. Its appealing lines make it a good complement for almost any design aesthetic, from earthy and rustic to sleek and modern. Available at Concord’s Elsie Green, which specializes in one-off treasures from around the world. $695, elsiegreen.com.
Deborah Childress of San Rafael–based BlindSpot Mirrors handcrafts frames that draw upon botanical or geometric designs. The Gingko Leaf mirror, shown here in ebony and gold, is a stunning example of her craftsmanship. BlindSpot mirrors are sold locally at the Gardener, in Berkeley. Prices vary, blindspotmirrors.net, thegardener.com.
With a Twist
Oakland artist Jamie Vaida creates exquisite architectural elements and decorative pieces out of a variety of metals, using organic forms as his inspiration. His work is customized for each environment, such as this hand-hammered steel mirror—which evokes twisting vines on a trellis—designed for a client’s powder room. Prices vary, jamievaida.com.
The Toledo steel mirror is refreshingly simple and unadorned—adding copious light and a sense of window- like depth to any room. Available in three sizes (with 24-, 36-, and 48-inch diameters), the mirror is an exclusive design by Sobu, an Oakland-based home furnishings store. From $498, sobusobu.com.
The distinctive Adeera mirror is fabricated with dense layers of hand-looped natural rattan surrounding circular glass. At 44 inches in diameter, the mirror is sure to make an eye-catching addition to any wall. Available at Indigo and Poppy, in Lafayette. $1,850, indigoandpoppy.com.