The Multi-purpose And Elegant Wrought Iron
Since the 16th century, staircases have adorned castles and manor homes. Grand staircase
signifies wealth and power during that era. Their decorative balusters, newels, handrails and accessories added
elegance and allure to the house. Wrought iron handrails give a rustic but charming character to a staircase.
Its distinctive feature does not only serve as an ornamental structure but also harmonizes the elements of the main
wall of the house. Aside from providing support for those going up and down, wrought iron handrails display beauty
and dignity that bestow a staircase with a luxurious appeal and put together an attractive custom centerpiece.
Wrought iron handrails can also be used to enhance the decor of an entryway or foyer with its warm tones. A
handrail can be installed at the garden path especially if there were elderly visitors that would want to traverse
the garden. A wrought iron handrail will not only serve as a support but can make the journey around the garden
more pleasurable and enchanting.
Wrought iron is ductile, malleable and can be easily welded. It has always been the material of choice for
architects and artists. Craftsman can easily work on it to form any design that they can think of. It gives them
the flexibility to create dynamic forms through dramatic and expressive designs. Variety of finishes is also
available for a different look and effect.
Wrought iron handrails that are made from high quality forged iron are sure to last for many years. It is
corrosion resistant, durable, sturdy and absolutely maintenance free. Today, contractors still prefer handrails
made of wrought iron to decorate staircases, hallways, reception halls and other areas in a house or building.
Because of its durability and flexibility, its use are not only limited to houses and mansions. Offices and modern
buildings use wrought iron handrails to give a classic ambiance at the workplace.