Uploaded on Feb 8, 2008
Art Deco design hand forged firescreen for your Art deco-designed house
This fireplace screen is the perfect example of Art Deco style and sophistication. The screen's geometric shapes and lines typify Art Deco design from the 1930s. Its sleek, streamlined form and curved sides make the Art Deco Fireplace Screen an elegant addition to your home.
Polished steel retro-look Lattice design firescreen to impress your friends not your wallet!
The lattice design firescreen from ironforge.com is made up of a grid of solid crossed ironwork punctuated with rivets. It's design is at once timeless because these elements are found in objects hundreds of years old. They also remind us of retro elements from the turn of the century, perhaps some grille work or industrial object which enables it to be placed in art deco surrounds as well. This design is available as a freestanding custom firescreen and also a single or double doors. Either way it can be made custom to suit your requirements. Email or call with your fireplace measurements and we'll make you a functional work of art that with last generations. firstname.lastname@example.org 800 377 4231
A beautiful hand forged firescreen transforms any room and opens up a new realm of hospitality that is only possible with a real fire. Imagine sitting around a crackling fire telling stories and entertaining your friends and family.Hand forged Iron fireplace screens have been a part of the tools of hospitality from time immemorial, and all levels of society in all cultures have this same desire for warm hospitality in common.
Unfortunately many fireplaces are difficult to tend, with noisy and stiff glass doors and curtain mesh that always seems to stick, making your hands dirty with soot as you grapple them open! Some fire place screens are simply an embarrassment to show your guests.
At ironforge we will provide you with hand forged fireplace screen doors and decorative fire place screens that are hand crafted in the age-old manner; fired in the forge and shaped on the anvil with hammers!
Our custom fireplace screen-doors are functional works of art that make tending the fire a joy rather than a dirty and difficult experience. What's more, they add value to your home! So go on, make your house a home where hospitality reigns!
Ironforge fire place screen doors instantly create a focus of hospitality.
They create a romantic atmosphere in any room of your home with ancient looking hand forged firescreens!
You can be proud to entertain family and friends in front of your hand-forged firescreen doors!
Make those moments around the fireplace with family and friends unforgettable memories!
Ironforge firescreens are custom made functional works of art and as such are great conversation pieces.
Our hand forged fireplace fire screens increase the value of and keep your home safe.
Helpful information about hand forged ironwork and it's components for you to consider before buying.
"The blows of the great hammers shake the walls of their houses and disturb the rest of them and their servants, day and night, and spoil the wine and ale in their cellar, and the stench of smoke from the sea-coal used in the forge penetrates their hall and chambers."
Thankfully the zoning laws now prevent this happening to you, but the basics of ironwork haven't changed that much since King Henry VIII squeezed himself into his suit of armour. Small workshops still heat individual pieces of wrought metal in furnaces until they are malleable enough to be beaten into shape (hand forged) on the anvil and then bent in a form, (wrought).
New technology has changed the speed, flexibility and possibilities of hand forged iron design, especially with production work. With hand forged ironwork each artisan still creates his work with an individual style which may not be immediately apparent to the casual eye but is nevertheless an inherent part of the beauty of hand made custom iron creations.
Modern Architectural Ironwork is often perceived as the finishing touches to a building and its budget. The latter is often near its limit when custom ironwork is being considered. There is no doubt that custom ironwork, like any hand made item can get expensive. However, properly executed and positioned hand forged ironwork can add many times more than it's cost to a property, and as such should be considered an appropriate investment.
In the early 1900's Los Angeles witnessed a revival of Spanish colonial hand forged design incorporating authentic metalwork . Today houses of quality incorporating authentic hand forged ironwork, especially from this era are sought after and often mimicked; indeed hand forged ironwork of all periods is now greatly appreciated not only for it's artistic merits but also for it's value-adding potential.
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