They come in different shapes and sizes to suit different size mirrors. There are wide
beveled mirror clips and round decorative mirror clips of a unique design that are specifically
designed for securing your 1/4" mirror to the wall. Additionally, spring loaded chrome decorative
mirror clips have been said to work well for 1/4" thick mirrors.
The bottom clip is shaped like a square-bottomed "J". Also highly-recommended are lucite
decorative mirror clips which are intended for use on extra high quality mirror installations such
as beveled edge mirrors .
The clear lucite material never yellows so the clips will always look new and lovely can also
purchase those that screw in the wall and have a plastic clip to hold the mirror. Or you could go
for the short ones that act as safety stops to keep the mirror from falling out of the wall
Decorative mirror clips are available in 1/8 inch to 1/2 inch sizes. They are made for three
glass or panel thickness and are usually fabricated from heavy gauge steel, metal or thick plastic
as the y are placed under a lot of pressure. Decorative mirror clips are also padded to protect the
glass and slotted so they can be adjusted.
They can be lined with felt, cork or rubber. You can find them without a hassle at any hardware
supply store, retail shop, or discount store.
To install the decorative mirror clip, you begin by locating wall studs
into which the decorative mirror clips can be attached. Use an electronic stud-finder to make the
job simple and easy.
Alternatively, adhere the decorative mirror clips directly to the wall with mirror mastic.
Respective installation instructions provided with each type of mirror clip you purchase should be
There are some that are quite expensive comparatively. But then there are also the
average-priced ones like the Nickel Plated Finish Easy to Install CRL Bishop Mirror Clips available
for 1/4 inch (6 millimeter) mirrors which is available on Amazon.com.
A brief note on caring for your decorative mirror
clips. Getting rid of water spots around them can be a problem. I recommend using a cloth
damped in clean water. Never use a cleaner as it can be abrasive on the material of you decorative
m irror clips.