Forged Iron Chandeliers from Mexico

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Mexico is the best source of old world forged iron chandeliers. Since Spanish conquest new arrivals began building in the new world cities based on plans drawn in Europe. Any construction at the time either churches or public included all decorative elements used back home. Illumination fixtures were a big part…

Decorative Iron Garden Door

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What a great idea to add hacienda accent to the back yard by installing a decorative forged iron garden door. It doesn’t have to be necessary an entry door but together with a piece of brick wall simply an interesting architectural element in the middle of your garden. Once glass…

Hacienda Forged Iron Door

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Forged iron door decoration in hacienda style are common down in Mexico and Southern United States. The style was used and is still in use for typical Spanish residential and public architecture. Decorative door forged iron elements serve two purposes. They are adding extra protection for door windows and are…

Forged Iron Balcony Railings

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Mexico is a source of forged iron balconies and railings in old European style. Some forged iron designs may by too expensive to produce in the US due to labor intensity so more and more contractors and luxury house builders look for their supply down South of the border. There…

How a Copper Range Hood is Made?

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A question how copper range hoods are made pops up regularly when we are discussing with our clients custom work. In general, all Rustica House copper range hoods are made of wrought iron base covered with hammered or smooth metal. It can be copper, zinc or iron as well as…