Ornamental metalwork has enjoyed resurgence in popularity in recent years. Because the decorative materials add value and security to structures, more and more home owners, architects, and designers are specifying "ornamental metal works" in their projects.
While the ornamental metalworking craft is ancient, modern equipment now makes metal designs more versatile and creative than ever. Today, the only limitation on decorative metal design is the imagination of the designer. And once a design is conjured, a designer can draw upon the experience of skilled fabricators to check the practicality and economics of an idea or plan. Whether it's a security grille or simple handrail, or a gazebo or grand staircase, there's an ornamental metal design to fit your needs.
Metal offer the advantages of strength and durability, with a modest amount of care and upkeep, an ornamental metal product will last many, many years. Iron and steel are the workhorse materials of the industry and hundreds of tons are used daily in fabrication of stairs, railings, columns, screens, gates, brackets, and the like. Aluminum, which was first manufactured in the mid-1800s, has rapidly grown in popularity because of its light weight and resistance to rust. Other popular metals found in ornamental structures include: polished bronze, brass and copper. These metals are either used alone or in conjunction with iron, steel or aluminum. Their bright surfaces add elegance to and metalwork.