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A round mirror in the past and today
As you know, round mirrors from ancient times symbolized the mystery and the magic. Since the advent of mirrors they attributed mystical properties, it was believed that the round mirror is able to protect its wearer from the evil eye and, in addition, to bring peace and love to his family. The mirrors round shape is widely used in various rites.
For centuries representatives of different Nations of the world will certainly take a small round mirror, believing that it will help them to protect yourself from the envious glances of rivals. The round mirror is always recommended for divination, and only if such a mirror could be considered truthful divination.
Do not think, however, that the mirror made in the shape of a circle, has lost its popularity. Not at all. For example, in enjoying success nowadays life philosophy called "Feng Shui", a round mirrors, which are considered excellent means of correction of the aura, is given close attention.
The opinion of the scientists
Those wishing to buy a round mirror would be interested to know that scientists have proven the fact that such mirrors their harmonious and complete forms cause a person the most pleasant experience (compared to the sensations that cause the mirrors of other shapes), very relax and calm.
Such action mirrors is due to the fact that the range causes many people have positive associations – the bread or tortilla, the sun, etc. moreover, the round mirror capable of reflecting objects, like the water surface, therefore, subconsciously we feel a pleasant feeling of coolness and tranquility.
Also interesting aesthetic effect provided by the mirrors round shape. As you know, has a huge number of ways of arranging the mirrors to achieve a feeling of space unusual. The simplest of them is setting a single mirror in any of the original frame, for example, in the form of a web or wheel. In this case, using a round mirror, you can make a visual emphasis in the design of the room.
To create the effect of the presence of the wall is exactly the same room, round the mirror array horizontally, vertically or diagonally in a row. This visually increases the space, a feeling of freedom.
A variety of round mirrors
Earlier mirrors were made of bronze and or silver that is meticulously polished. Now silver is used as the metal substrate under glass. The first mirrors were made of polished metal - bronze or silver. These were handheld or standing mirror decorated with engraved figures and ornaments.
Later, in the eleventh century, there was a mirror from a glass: first, in the XII-XIII centuries, the glass was covered with a polished plate made of lead alloy, which in the fourteenth century was replaced by a tin amalgam. But silver is used as metal base for the glass only since the nineteenth century.
Today mirror round shape perform in a variety of colors: bronze, graphite, silver, ivory etc. you Can buy a mirror without a frame or with a frame made of wood, metal, with carvings and paintings. A variety of round mirrors allows you to choose a mirror that fits your interior in any known style.
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