January 12, 2014 / Design / Inspiration

Create your own House Under the Hill

Home Hardware inspired by The Hobbit

In honor of The Hobbit recently hitting theaters, we thought it would be fun to show off some of our hobbit-esque products that look like they’ve come straight from the movie set. Sure, we have a wide variety of styles in our collection but these ones are too precious to pass up.

Brass Shelf Brackets:

From castles to caves, the entire set of The Hobbit is detailed with ornate brass trim. While this poster is just a taste of the general style, it’s proof that our brass shelf brackets would feel right at home within the movie series.

Hobbit Movie PosterIMG SOURCE: http://www.filmofilia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/The-Hobbit_03.jpgHobbit_Shelf_Bracket_02Find this Shelf Bracket on our site

Lord Elrond’s Broach:

Though the Hobbits live an understated lifestyle, the Elves definitely have an eye for the elaborate. Take Lord Elrond’s broach for example, see any resemblance with his broach and our Victorian style bail pull?

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEYIMG SOURCE: http://www.cinemablend.com/images/reviews/2807/The_Hobbit_Unexpected_Journey_13540391647289.jpg

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Find this Bail Pull on our site

Door Locks:

The most iconic piece of the Hobbit household is the signature circle door. While we don’t necessarily carry these in stock (sorry), take a look at the ornate lock and key system on the right – that, we do.Hobbit_Door_01IMG SOURCE: http://www.herr-der-ringe-film.de/v3/media/galerie/hobbit001/hobbit_11/bilbo-tuer1.jpgHobbit_Door_02Find this Rim Lock on our site

Thorin’s Key to Erebor:

Modern day keys are a dime-a-dozen but Thorin’s key to Erebor, the underground kingdom of his ancestors, certainly stands out in a crowd. It’s a bit more angular than our skeleton key, but we’re thinking Peter Jackson is saving this design for the finale.Hobbit_Key_01IMG SOURCE: http://www.thelandofshadow.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/ThorinsKey.jpgHobbit_Key_02Find this Skeleton Key on our site

Smaug’s Treasure Coins:

When you look at the etchings on the coins from Smaug’s treasure, there’s definitely a similarity with our hand-finished pull handles. Sure, one is circular and one is rectangular, but both look to be engraved by an ancient culture of Middle Earth.Hobbit_Coin_01IMG SOURCE: http://www.wetanz.com/assets/Uploads/HobbitDOSCoin1b4.jpgHobbit_Coin_02Find this Drawer Pull on our site

Bilbo’s Chandelier:

Back at the Shire, Bilbo has created a warm little Hobbit house for himself and one of the flagship fixtures within his foyer is this classic chandelier. As you can see, it looks like he got it directly from our collection.Hobbit_Chandelier_01IMG SOURCE: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Y66ojkMcTSc/ToEqP_HW2PI/AAAAAAAAAo0/DTOVCxdhLOg/s1600/John_Howe–A_Hobbit%2527s_Dwelling.jpgHobbit_Chandelier_02Find this Chandelier on our site

Pattern Inlays:

Just like our hardware, The Hobbit movie series has no shortage of detail. Take these cast costumes and our rosette and ball tip hinge below for example; everywhere you look, there are intricate pattern inlays.Hobbit_Patterns_01IMG SOURCE: http://movies.inquirer.net/files/2012/11/TheHobbit_Kili_Fili.jpgHobbit_Pattern_02Find this Rosette on our site; Find this Hinge on our site

More Patterns:

Like we said, everywhere you look … handcrafted patterns, patterns, patterns. Hobbit_Pattern_03IMG SOURCE: http://static3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130503162061/lotr/images/0/0e/The_Line_of_Durin.pngHobbit_Pattern_05 copyFind these products on our site: 1. Pocket Door Pull; 2. Light Fixture; 3. Steeple-Tipped Hinge; 4. Drawer Pull; 5. Turn-Style Cabinet Latch

Our Own Hobbit House:

Of course, if we at House of Antique Hardware were to design our own “house under the hill,” here are a few favorite items we’d be sure to include!Hobbit_HOAH_House
Find these products on our site: 1. Strap Hinge; 2. Key Rack; 3. Ring Pull; 4. Rim Lock; 5. Smaug Dragon Sconce

We hope you’ve enjoyed this gallery of hardware inspired by The Hobbit. We just love the entire movie series and are excited to carry such unique pieces that can help you create your own Hobbit home!

For more Hobbit Home ideas, check out our new Hobbit Pinterest Board

  • Deanna

    Really cool stuff. The Hobbit has a wonderful set.