Brushed nickel is the type of plating which gives the product a lustrous finish. The final touch of brushed nickel is done by using tools of wire brushes. This nickel is very affordable as compared to pure nickel and very suitable for designing bathroom fixtures and doorknobs of the house. Brushed nickel has also been very famous among plenty of finishing options for plumbing fixtures. This nickel basically consists of nickel plating, which features light abrasions of a single direction, giving it a brushed appearance. This brushed appearance gives it a more original and handcrafted feel as it bounces off the shadow and light from the surface to create an exciting fixture. Moreover, brushed nickel can also hide water spots, dirt, and smudge, which makes it a good choice for bathroom fixtures.