Large Greek wall Friezes and Reliefs - Architectural wall fragments. Decorative Gates and wall Grilles. Round wall Cameos and Medallions. Wall corbels and Brackets.
You now, no longer need to have boring walls. Three dimensional wall decor has beauty and great depth. Today with fiberglass and composite materials available. You can have large wall sculptures, that are lightweight and easy to hang. Many of our larger pieces have a cable on the back so they hang like a picture on the wall, it's that easy! You do not have to deal with heavy plaster or cement castings of long ago. Today fiberglass and fiber stone has the look of old weathered stone. These pieces are easy to dust and take care of. You can even use a damp cloth on them if need be, as they are water proof. Which also makes them ideal for outdoor use as well. Did you ever think of that outside wall off the patio or deck? We have wall sculptures that are perfect for decorating your patio area. Another great place is the back side of a fence. Which works well for friezes and
types of wall decor. Wall art, like wall friezes and metope wall reliefs
. The new composite materials give us the ability to create large and intricate wall sculptures with many types of finishes using faux painting techniques. Most all of our fiberglass wall sculptures are suited for outdoor use as well. This is the same material used to make cars and boats. Larger pieces may only way 10 or 15 pounds so one person can easily hang one of our sculptures.
and Roman style wall frieze are still popular today. Even though they were the wall decor of ancient times. They look just as contemporary as any of our other modern wall decor. Unlike Romanesque
and Roman art was simple and elegant in design. They brought us three dimensional pictures that represented present day life for them. Which was simpler and captured people celebrating, people on horseback, gladiators at the games and other every day activities. It's these simple pictorial displays of Greek
and Roman life, that are captivating to us. These timeless artworks don't date themselves like other art periods.
and Romans also brought us beautiful wall niches
and wall brackets, that were part of their architecture. These classical niches and shelf brackets are perfect for displaying statues and sculptures. Most of our wall niches project out from the wall and do not need to be recessed. These to hang on the wall like a picture by a cable on the back. So they are simple to hang from a single mounting point. We do carry larger wall niches that we refer to as shrines. These larger shrines are designed to be recessed in the wall. We have a few wall niches that have mirrors on them so you can see the back of the sculpture. These wall niches are perfect for a piece you wish to see in a 360° view. We carry many wall Brackets and
These come from the Greek
and Roman era as well. Most of your wall brackets were up towards the ceiling on buildings and part of the
molding at the top. The larger brackets are great for holding statues and art works. They can also be used in pairs to hold a shelf plank. This is often done over fireplaces to make a mantle.
Other types of wall art that have become popular in the past few years. Are wall grilles and wall grates. These old-fashioned style grilles have a look of sophistication to them. As they are from the old world and have a certain artistic styles. The wonderful thing about wall grilles and wall Gates. Is with there cut out style and design, it lets the color of your wall flow through the piece and ties in with your home decor colors. That way they become part of your overall room and color palette of your room. The various grilles and gates we carry have there own histories and cultures. That expressed the artwork of the artisan and metalworker of the time. Again these pieces are made of fiberglass. We do not have to deal with heavy metal gates and grilles to decorate our walls. You can also have them finished in a variety of finishes to match your home decor scheme.
Architectural elements for the wall are also popular, with good reason too. These beautiful Gothic Window Tracery
Gothic Window Tracery
and Rose Windows
truly reflect the beauty of the Gothic church. These beautiful architectural elements with there bold lines and curves, do not date themselves as pictures do. These architectural elements reflect back on our history and the beauty of Gothic architecture of the time. There something about Gothic wall decor that has a magnetic attraction and is pleasing to look at. More so when it is presented in fragmented form. These pieces have a relic look to them with there partial asymmetrical form.
Somehow this fragment look works well. If these pieces were symmetrical in there form the would not look right. These cut out wall traceries also all for the color of your walls to flow through the sculpture and tie in with the rest of your rooms decor. Some of our larger traceries and wall grilles come in sections of two or more pieces. With there cut out fret work like design, it works best to space the sections apart from one another. Again allowing the color of your wall to flow between the sections and keep the fragmented or sectioned look.. Breaking up the piece into sections keeps it from being to overwhelming, letting the color of your walls break up the piece. It is much more aesthetically pleasing with the spaces between sections.
era also had its own distinctive look. Many of our wall sculptures reflect this time period. Such as our wall
and wall plaques. That era and time when scroll work and molding was the popular fashion. The cameos reflected the clothing and the dress of the day. The moldings and scroll work reflected the architecture of the time. Everywhere from the ceiling medallions to the cornice and
. The wood work was exceptional. From the exterior to the interior brackets an moldings were everywhere. Stairways and railings were ornate. Decorative panels adorned the walls. The Victorian era also brought us cherubs and Putti that came down from
and Rococo art periods.
We carry several wall plaques, friezes and cameos that have these little boy Cherubs busy at work.They are often pictured with young maidens that are sitting or reading. The word Putti and Cherub are often used interchangeably to represent the same thing. However there is a difference in the art world. The Cherub was a classification of angelic beings and the putti were young boys. Some winged and some with out wings, that adorned much of the Rococo
and Baroque art periods. The Cherubim were depicted as adult males with multiple wings and putti were always boys that represented the omnipresence of God. Captured here on our wine makers wall frieze. Showing the little boys hard at work.