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Hand-hammered mailbox by Roycroft artisan Frank M. Glapa.

Art + Craft: Hardware and Metal Accessories

by Arts and Crafts Editor on September 16, 2013

in Art + Craft

ABOVE: Hand-hammered mailbox by Roycroft artisan Frank M. Glapa.

Editors’ picks for period hardware and metalwork for your Arts & Crafts home.

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Robert Trout

Robert Trout

Decorative Metal This Roycroft Renaissance Master Artisan metalsmith specializes in hand-hammered copper: fireplace surrounds, chargers, frames, vases, candlesticks, desk sets. Contact Robert Trout, ralaweb.com


Charleston Hardware

Charleston Hardware

Bungalow Beauty One of more than a dozen patterns this manufacturer copies directly from antique originals. Backplates and other hardware fittings are handcrafted in iron, brass, or bronze using the same techniques as a century ago. By Charleston Hardware, (866) 958-8626, charlestonhardwareco.com


FMG Designs

FMG Designs

Copper Art Hand-hammered mailboxes with Arts & Crafts themes, made using classic repoussé techniques by Roycroft artisan Frank M. Glapa. Also: lighting and a full range of metal accessories. From FMG Designs, (773) 761-2957, fmgdesigns.com


Heritage Metalworks

Heritage Metalworks

New Art Nouveau The artistic doorplate is from a company specializing in reproduction architectural hardware, historical lighting, and metal accessories. Contact Heritage Metalworks, (610) 518-3999, heritage-metalworks.com


JDRS Craftsman

JDRS Craftsman

At The Door Daniel Ramirez designs and makes address plaques in patinated copper or brass in several Arts & Crafts styles, including this Pacific number-tiles version. Also copper switchplates, copper art tile, and carved wood tile. Contact JDRS Craftsman, (801) 828-5027, jdrscraftsman.com


Notting Hill

Notting Hill

Kitchen ID This collection is exclusive to this maker of hand-cast pewter and bronze cabinet hardware that resembles fine period jewelry. Prices vary by series, but most pulls sell for $32–$48 each. From Notting Hill Decorative Hardware, (262) 248-8890, nottinghill-usa.com


Crown City Hardware

Crown City Hardware

Sink As Art The Arts & Crafts hammered drawer pull and iron ring pull come from a company known for its breadth of reproduction hardware. The drawer pull in zinc alloy with a copper finish sells for $3.99, a good choice when buying multiples. From Crown City Hardware, (626) 794-0234
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Whitechapel Hardware

Whitechapel Hardware

Antiquated Brass Perfect for fin-de-siècle-style furniture, this bail handle pull is the latest in the Art Nouveau series from Whitechapel Hardware, (800) 468-5534, whitechapel-ltd.com


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