When were brass mirrors created?

Answer While the actual date of when people first started using brass mirrors is unknown, there have been artifacts unearthed that indicate brass mirrors were being used by Egyptians as far back as 3,500 ... Read More »

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Who created hand held brass mirrors?

The earliest mirrors were made of highly polished, slightly contoured pieces of bronze, tin or silver. All mirrors at this time were hand held, the first full length mirror did not appear until the... Read More »

Who created hand held mirrors?

The oldest known hand-held mirrors date from about 6000 B.C. and were discovered in Anatolian gravesites among the remains of females. Anatolia is in south-central modern-day Turkey. The mirrors co... Read More »

What kind of mirrors are security mirrors made with?

Security mirrors, sometimes referred to as safety mirrors, are created using convex or domed shaped mirrors. The convex shape provides a 160-degree wide viewing angle while the domed mirror can pro... Read More »

Why Are Convex Mirrors Used As Rearview Mirrors?

Anyone who has sat in the driver's or passenger's seat in a car has probably noticed the tiny wording, "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear," that runs along the bottom of the passenger-s... Read More »