Blacksmithing is a unique art and requires the utmost skill from the Devizes blacksmith in order to create metal objects of beauty. Even a seemingly simple item such as a hanging basket bracket or a candlestick could be ornate, original and use a wide range of techniques to produce intricate detailing and hand-crafted beauty.
Creating beautiful metalwork
Even a small decorative item will involve a Devizes blacksmith spending hours at the anvil, shaping and beating the metal into shape. Ornate features such as scroll work or other decorative details could be added by techniques such as welding. A larger item such as a garden gate can also include such detailing, and again would take many hours of work for your blacksmith to bring to life, but the result is a unique item, lovingly handcrafted for you. The only limit to the beauty and intricacy of what your Devizes blacksmith can create for you is your imagination.
The Devizes blacksmith at work
If you’d like to see for yourself the skill, artistry and sheer hard work that goes into creating works of art in metal, why not visit a local Devizes blacksmith for yourself, and watch what goes on in their forge? It’s an eye-opening experience and will give you renewed respect for the skill and talent involved in this ancient and traditional craft.