Wrought Iron Encompasses a Beautiful Craft

Wrought iron is a form of iron that has been preferred as a material by blacksmiths, ever since man learned to produce iron from the ore, through the process of heating it. The term ‘wrought’, signifies anything that is worked on. Blacksmiths in days gone by, constantly heated such iron in forges and continued to ... Read More »

The Blacksmith is Back!

  The craft of the artist blacksmith is based on the ancient principles of hot forging iron and steel, working with a fire, a hammer and an anvil. Forging provides a means of shaping and joining metal that invests it with a special quality and character, far removed from the mechanical qualities of cut and ... Read More »

What is Wrought Iron

What is Wrought Iron

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. This is what gives it a “grain” resembling wood, which is visible when it is etched or bent to the point of failure. Wrought iron is tough, malleable, ductile and easily welded. Historically, it was known as “commercially ... Read More »