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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Wrought Iron Flower Plant Stands Can Add Flourish to Any House

Wrought Iron Flower Plant Stands can be a very fun and interesting home artifact, for any homeowner to collect, showcase, or use to decorate the home, lending it with a sense of Victorian taste, flair, and culture. Wrought iron is steeped in history, and it is, in and of itself, a lovely touch that one can add to home and garden. Of wrought iron, the Wikipedia page says, "Wrought iron is an iron alloy with a very low carbon (0.1 to 0.25%) content in contrast to cast iron, and has fibrous inclusions, known as slag up to 2% by weight. It is a semi-fused mass of iron with slag inclusions which gives it a "grain" resembling wood, that is visible when it is etched or bent to the point of failure."

Wrought iron was used, very much, in Colonial times, with blacksmiths personally making the objects that would decorate and punctuate the homes of the well-to-do or the common person who might purchase something made from wrought iron for a gate or fence. Today, wrought iron is used to create design edge and to give weight inside and out, with candle holders and indoor decorative items being a solid hit in the market. Plant stands are a fun way to decorate a room and give it a sense of weight, with plants over spilling the lovely design.

Wrought Iron Flower Plant Stands are available at various websites online. These are practical, functional, beautiful items that can really add some sense of identity to your home. They come in traditional Colonial or Victorian designs, from the curling vine to the fleur de lis to the elaborate leaf design. Like Persian rugs, wrought iron is rich in its symbolic design, handy for any home or home decorator.


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