Wrought Iron Sconces - Review
Wrought iron sconces offer widespread decorative appeal. Part
of the reason is the metal; the other reason is what the metal can
do. In lighting design, top Vermont manufacturer Hubbardton Forge,
crafts hand-forged wrought iron sconces. There are many styles
to choose from. So these sconces can be hung in just about any decorating
style from contemporary to rustic.
Why the range in light fixture styles?
There is a range in style because iron is malleable and can be
forged into many interesting patterns. On some sconces the wrought
iron is worked into ornate patterns, like a scroll; and in others,
the iron exhibits clean lines. This last type appeals to mid-century
modern and contemporary decor.
About wrought iron sconces:
What makes a wall sconce unique is its' style and materials. Finishes
that coat the sconce add a personal touch and capture the eye. Wrought
iron sconce finishes can include: natural iron, bronze, black, mahogany
and dark smoke.
Another decorative touch is the lamp shade. Popular choices are
glass lamp shades made with either smooth glass, safra glass or
The material, iron, is a favorite of many designers (like Hubbardton
Forge) mostly because of its' inherent strength and malleability.
According to architect, Joe Ray-Barreau, "sconces add an immediate
sense of style."
Lighting wise, iron fixtures makes a strong focal point in any
room. Outside the home, sconces also hold court. These fixtures
tend to carry old world appeal, yet are available in many styles
including, arts and crafts.
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