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Marine Life Knobs and Pulls for Coastal Décor

Updated on September 13, 2014

Sea Creatures on Cabinet Knobs and Drawer Pulls

If you are a fan of sea creatures - seahorses, dolphins, lobsters, whales, crabs, or sea turtles - you can bring just a touch of your favorite critter into your home with sea creature cabinet knobs and drawer pulls.

Marine life cabinet knobs? Oh, yes! think about it ...

Replacing your current knobs and pulls with marine life knobs is a quick and easy way to add a bit of coastal d├ęcor to your home without turning the whole place into one big aquarium. Or, add some special crab or lobster cabinet knobs to plain kitchen cabinet fronts. Nice touch, especially if you are fond of seafood!

The best part is, you can do it yourself, without a major investment of either time or momey.

If you've recently salvaged an old dresser, vanity, or cabinet, and need a clever idea, consider painting it marine blue and using sea creature knobs. You may find the perfect sea life knob or pull here to create just the look you want!

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Young Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Florida
Juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Florida | Source

Sea Creature Knobs

Sea Creature Cabinet Knobs - Marine Life Drawer Pulls

Bring an old bureau back to life or spruce up a plainbathroom cabinet door with your favorite sea creature. Sea creature knobs come in a variety of themes, types and materials.

Siro Designs SD67-124 Seahorse Knob, 2.55-Inch, Brown
Siro Designs SD67-124 Seahorse Knob, 2.55-Inch, Brown

Seahorses are just too charming for words, aren't they?

Emenee EE-MK1150-ABR Turtle Cabinet Knob
Emenee EE-MK1150-ABR Turtle Cabinet Knob

Are you in favor of saving the sea turtles? Show your support with these beautiful sea turtle drawer knobs!



Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle | Source

Loggerhead Sea Turtles are Endangered

When most people think of sea thrtles, they probably have in mind the loggerhead. (Whether they remember the name of it or not.) That's because the species is found in more places than other species.

They live in four of the seven seas. Those are the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, as well as the Mediterranean Sea. Many people who don't go out in the water see them when the females come ashore to lay their eggs.

Despite the widespread distribution of the species, they are still categorized as 'Endangered.'

Loggerheads have long lifespans, and can n live to be over 60 or 65 years old in the wild.

They also can grow to an astounding size. They are the largest sea turtles with hard shells. (Leatherbacks can get larger, but they have soft shells.)

How big can do they grow? A averagel adult loggerhead weighs nearly 300 pounds. That's average. But the largest one ever found weighed in at astonishing 1202 pounds. That's as heavy as four very large men!

What do they eat to grow so big? Lots of things! Fish, seaweed, crabs, sponges, sand dollars, squid, just about annything they can munch down on with their powerful jaws.

Turtles are famous for being slow. One thing loggerheads are pretty slow about is becoming mothers. Those that live in the seas around North America and Australia don't lay their first eggs until they are 28 to 33 years old. In other parts of the world, they start younger, a few as early as the age of 17. But even that is old by the standards of the animal kingdom.

Round Knobs - Sea Creatures - Sea Turtle, Starfish

Pick your favorite! Whether that's a fish, a sea turtle, a seahorse, or something else, chances are your favorite marine life comes on a cabinet knob that you'll want.

Loggerhead vs. Lobster

It's dinnertime for this sea turtle, and, apparently, lobster is on the menu.

Lobster Dinner in Loggerhead Land

Ceramic Knobs for Your Kitchen

What's your pleasure for dinner? Crab or Lobster?

These particular sea life knobs are perfect for a kitchen of a seafood lover.

They're ceramic, so that means they are easy to clean, which is important in an area where cooking is taking place.

The Ocean Blue

A Wave in the Atlantic Ocean
A Wave in the Atlantic Ocean | Source

Naming the Seven Seas

Sea creatures live in all of the seven seas.

But, what are the seven seas? . . . Well, that depends . . .

When I was a child, if you asked someone to name the seven seas, you might have heard this traditional list: "The Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans, the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, and the Gulf of Mexico"

But today, this answer might be considered correct: North Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Pacific, South Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic Oceans.

And if your time machine were to take you back to before Columbus, the Seven Seas might have been named as the Adriatic Sea, the Red Sea, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Arabian Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the North Sea

Dolphins to Compliment a Nautical Decor

Ask just about anyone which is their favorite marine mammal, and what do you think their answer will be?

Most of the time, the answer you get will be, "Dolphins."

(Yes, dolphins are mammals, not fish.)

If you want pictures of yiour favorite sea creature on cabinet knobs, you can have them. They're just perfect for ouse in a nautical bath, or even in a child's room.

Vote for Your Favorite Sea Creature - (a poll)

Thousands of different creatures live under the sea. Here are some of the ones with which most people are familiar.

Vote for your favorite.

Which is your favorite creature from under the sea?

See results

'The Seven Seas' can also refer in general to all of the world's oceans and seas.

Mermaid Cabinet Knobs and Drawer Pulls - Mythical Sea Creatures

Everyone loves mermaids ... or at least the thought of them.

A mermaid or two will add an utterly charming touch to any room they grace with their magical presence.

This one faces left. You can also get right facing ones. That way, you can have mirror images on wider drawers that require both a right and left pull.

Find More Mermaids - For Your Nautical Décor

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Sea Life Cablinet Knobs - on eBay Today

Can you find some sea life cabinet hardware to bid on at eBay today.

I'll bet you can!

There's usually something of interest there. Not always, but almost.

For Kids' Rooms

Sea Creatures Drawer Pulls - Set of 6 Knobs

Color will be the order of the day when you add these bright sea creatures to the drawers in your son's or daughter's room.

These marine life drawer knobs, designed especially for a child's room or a nursery, are just as cheerfu as can bel. They'll certainly add a happy note to your child's own special space

What are your ideas?

Where would you use sea life cabinet knobs?

And which sea creature would you choose?

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    • VegLady LM profile image

      VegLady LM 

      4 years ago

      I would probably use them in a bathroom with a sealife theme. I like the sea turtle or starfish one.

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      5 years ago

      A very interesting lense indeed. Thanks.

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      5 years ago

      I absolutely love these drawer pulls and knobs! But then again, I like everything nautical!!!

    • Bill Armstrong profile image

      Bill Armstrong 

      5 years ago from Valencia, California

      When I was in the Navy, I served some time on Submarines as a sonar operator and had the pleasure of listening to the sea life, was great hearing all these means of communication, Thanks for sharing

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      6 years ago

      There are some really neat knobs available here.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      So cool! I love the metal ones. All of them!

    • Camden1 profile image


      6 years ago

      I love the seahorse/starfish knob - beautiful!


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