Mention the word “iron” to people and it will tend to conjure images of dark and heavy metal, with a Spartan reputation for being practical. They vaguely know that it is useful, as when used as iron rail for stairs and balconies, but not much more than that. Not many will say that it is attractive, or colorful, or artistic, yet it is exactly these things and more.
Iron rail can be customized into various shapes and styles with intricate ornamental designs of dazzling colors and delicate textures. The famous Eiffel Tower itself is composed of a kind of wrought iron due to its beauty and durability. Iron has long proven its toughness that even the swords and daggers of ancient warriors used to be crafted from this material.
Iron can be used with hardwoods like mahogany and oak, and soft metals like bronze and copper for details. Together, they create fine pieces of iron rail, fences, gates, and other fixtures, turn plain objects into works of art. For doors, glass is common used as well, whether fully or partially depending on the owner, typically frosted or colored to protect privacy. These are sure to last for decades because of iron’s natural strength and resistance to rust.
They can be placed indoors or outdoors and bear the worst weather with poise and resilience. Even burglars and other intruders will have a hard time getting through iron rail and doors without heavy duty equipment, so the house is always kept safe and secure.