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Custom Designed

Custom-made designs chosen by you or with a little help from us. Our expertise includes design, manufacture & installation

Custom-made creations

  • In a design of your choosing
  • Together with a team of highly experienced ironmongers

To order in a variety of finishes:

  • Unique “antique silver”
  • Natural rust
  • Matt black
  • To name a few
Wendy balustrade in iron


We specialise in wrought iron, stainless steel and are the proud agents of Brionne decorative hardware fittings.


The art of stairwell balustrades and verandah railings has been perfected by our team. Whether interior or exterior, whatever the style of the establishment, we will endeavour to design, manufacture, and install a unique creation.


Whatever the design, we are able to supply door, window, pedestrian or driveway gates, shutter hinges and shutter flaps, together with traditional Provence gate latches and various other door pull handles, designed or modified to suit your taste.

Bespoke Designs

Give us a design and we'll make any item within our range of expertise. These could include curtain rails, braai grids, coat hooks, hat stands, headboards, flower trellises, chandeliers amongst many other products.

Brionne Fittings

We are importers of a wide range of Brionne French door, window, and furniture accessories beautifully handcrafted and of exceptional quality.


We are here to help from concept to polishing.

Design the perfect creation

Send us your design or concept and we'll be happy to provide our input. Before installation we'll come out to site to discuss the finishings design, colour and installation.

We are also more than willing to offer design suggestions by way of CAD drawings.

Corn balustrade in iron

Making dreams a reality

Our team of highly experienced ironmongers will provide distinctive workmanship. We manufacture extruded or wrought iron metal work to order in a variety of finishes such as our unique “antique silver”, natural rust, or matt black amongst a few, for interior and exterior use. We are also manufacturers of stainless steel products.

Sarah balustrade in iron

Fit and polish

The final touch in our creation is only complete with a well installed product. As we take pride in our product so do we pride ourselves in the way our products are installed and displayed. Our team will ensure that the product is installed with the highest standards in mind.

Shakira balustrade in iron

Brionne French Fittings

For over a century, Brionne have been involved in the design and production of decorative hardware fittings for doors, windows and furniture.

Manufacturing with iron, brass and porcelain, the products are individually crafted ensuring that each piece is unique. Using traditional techniques, the manufacturers employ their knowledge, skills and passion to make a wide diversity of products, designs and finishes.

Essence of Iron is privileged to be importers of the Brionne creations. Contact us for a free quotation and together with the delivery of the unique products, we will supply a hardware spreadsheet ensuring that all necessary elements are covered.