The woodwork around your fireplace is the primary focal point in fine homes, setting the decorative tone for furnishings around it. Therefore it deserves some special attention. A richly adorned hearth will not only increase the value of your home, but perhaps more importantly create a lasting charm admired today and for generations to come.
It is comforting to know that some of today's mantels reflect the same enduring quality, workmanship and tasteful design found in yesterday's heirlooms. The greatest bargain is the mantel that pleases the longest.