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Top 3 Metal Fence Design Trends for 2023 image
Whether you’re looking to add a bit of extra security to your property or just want to spruce up your landscaping, a metal fence is a great option. However, with so many different designs and styles available, it can be hard to know where to start.  That’s why we’ve put together a list of the...
From Function to Fashion: A Look at the History of Wrought Iron Pergolas image
From the roaring fires of ancient Rome to the vibrant patios dotting suburban yards today, pergolas have long been a treasured element of outdoor design.  Wrought iron pergolas are particularly popular across residential landscapes due not just to their timeless aesthetic that brings both function and fashion together, but also because of their rich history. ...
The 5 Fundamental Metalworking Processes image
There is probably no industry people operate in that does not involve some sort of machinery or pieces of equipment made of metal. Metals are vital and they come in different shapes and forms – as important raw materials, incredibly useful infrastructures, decorative interior elements, and even as complex medical instruments like the scalpel. Without...
Blacksmiths of the Future | Where Is the Iron Forging Craft Headed? image
Over 3 millennia have passed since the Hittites first began forging iron, forever changing the course of our civilization. With the march of time, we’ve learned and adapted new ways of extracting and transforming harsh metals into valuable industrial products.  Although the craft of blacksmiths has long been left relatively untouched by modern technologies, things...
Ironworks of New York – The Architectural Heritage of American Ironwork Craftsmen image
Iron has a rudimentary role in the construction of our civilization but we rarely think of its significance. We live in buildings, use products, and take advantage of transportation services, created with the help of iron, not realizing what a breakthrough the smelting process once was or how the invention and later development of melting...
The Romantic Wrought Iron Balcony: A Timeless Classic With Many Benefits image
“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” There are probably very few people who are not familiar with the famous balcony scene from Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. Juliet says these words while standing on a balcony, which helps set the feeling of the distance between the two in love. As an important symbol of...
Wrought Iron vs Cast Iron: The Clash of the Metal Alloys image
In the metal forging industry, craftsmen often compare the qualities of the two most commonly used metal alloys – wrought iron and cast iron. The conversation even goes as far as pitting one against the other in terms of which one is better.  If you’ve been wondering which material is better for your home renovation...
Top 7 Wrought Entry Iron Doors Design Trends for 2022 image
Wrought iron has a long history in ornamental metalworks that still adorn some of the most iconic historic sites. While the classic wrought iron designs offer an evergreen sense of sophistication, modern iron craftsmen continue to contribute to the growing variety of railings, fences, gates, and door designs. So if you’ve been planning a renovation...
5 Expert Tips on Choosing the Perfect Wrought Iron Railings image
Wrought iron is the preferred material for building a wide range of interior and exterior elements for a reason. Its sturdiness, longevity, and little maintenance add to the incredible beauty of this seemingly rough material.  It’s also worth noting that tradition in the craftsmanship spans over half millennium, extending the richness of methods, styles, and...
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