You can make a great statement before anyone even walks into your home by accessorizing your front door. One way to do this is using a door knocker. This lion knocker is quite popular; there are many variations of it.
Found in Massachusetts, is this whale of a knocker:
This hand knocker can be seen in Western Europe, I saw a lot of them in Barcelona:
This other hand, or hamsa, is used throughout the Middle East, as it is said to ward off the evil eye:
Welcome your guests! Here’s one in Gaellic:
These dangling fox legs are also popular:
Here comes the sun!
Some of the knockers shown above can be found at architecturalclassics.com, along with a variety of others