'Mirror, mirror on the wall.' Snow White's nemesis the queen used a bewitched mirror. Mirrors are the portal to new dimensions in space and time, and Alice found wondrous things behind the looking glass. Harry Potter saw what he desired the most. We all know that these are all fantasies that were created in the minds of the clever writers in our History however we must also admit that these mirrors have held a fascination in the world of children, animals, and the beautiful for centuries.
Creative people have also been making beautiful frames and different forms of mirrors for nearly as long. Mirrors can be mounted on the wall or a door. They can be free-standing ovals or rotating squares. Mirrors can magnify and they can enhance. Without mirrors we would have to rely on reflective surfaces like dark glass and in the water. There are mirrors in the restroom available to ensure your hair is just right, and on vanities in little girls' rooms that she can use to make herself all grown up and pretty. Mirrors can be stand-alone, wall mounted, as part of a piece of furniture. You can find them with suction cups to stick on a shower wall for shaving or magnified to help you with your contact lenses. With the variety of versions of mirrors anyone with the desire to reflect their world can find their perfect one. Mirror panels have even been mounted on entire walls to make a small room look bigger and reflect more light into a dark area.
You can certainly find any mirror you want at practically every store out there. If your home is dressed in Victorian style you can find big mirrors with huge ornate frames to adorn your wall. College dorms are the perfect place for the inexpensive full-length rectangular mirror that can be attached to the door to save wall space for that perfect fan magazine hottie.
Mirrors can be very small, like those used for dentists and believe it or not mechanics. Military men have used mirrors to look around corners to ensure that it is safe, and spies use them to also see around corners or to eaves drop on their subject. These smaller mirrors are perfect for the lady to carry in her purse to fix her makeup or to use to find that eyelash that got into her eye.
Mirrors are one of the most practical and simple tools available today. They can be made of polished metal or glass painted on the back with special reflective paint to enhance the view. You can find warped mirrors in a fun house that will give you either the perfect look or the look of a pretzel.
If you are not a vampire or a ghost then you will enjoy the various uses that mirrors can provide. Whether your tastes are modern and nouveau or classic and traditional there is a mirror properly and completely suited to your needs and your tastes.