8 Handcrafted Pieces You’ll Want In Your Living Room

Can you guess what many of the pieces in this bright and cozy living room have in common? While all of the pieces boast Frontgate’s unrivaled quality, impeccable design and tireless attention to detail, they also feature the handcraftsmanship of skilled artisans from around the globe. Read on to learn more about the human touch that makes them all the more special and unique.

1. Barrow Chesterfield Sofa

Our bench-made Barrow Chesterfield Sofa receives an artisanal touch during every step of its precise construction process. For example, the soft brown leather receives a whopping 12 layers of hand-applied wax that is then buffed to bring out the natural highlights, giving the sofa a natural gloss. It’s then held in place by a hand-applied nailhead trim, providing a beautiful accent along the front rail and arms of the sofa. Learn how our Barrow upholstered sofa is made.

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2. Tobago Cocktail Table

Skillfully crafted from solid mahogany with an inlaid travertine top, our Tobago Cocktail Table receives unique decorative touches with a warmth that can only be achieved by handcarving. The careful attention of a master carver fashions the acorn finial that sits at the center of the stretcher between the table’s winding spiral legs.

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3. Hardwick Tri Panel Fire Screen

Fine craftsmanship takes center stage in the clean and precise grid work that makes up this stately fireplace screen. Each piece is handcrafted from stainless steel and finished with antiqued brass or a contemporary polished nickel with a protective mesh backing.

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4. Marbella Floor Lamp

Four draping leaves branch out to create a perch for this graceful lamp, while the twisted iron post elaborately winds to the base, covered in cast iron leaves. All of this intricate metalwork is hand cast by ironwork masters for a look that’s built to last.

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5. Siesta Key Area Rug

Woven from all-organic hemp, fine jute and cotton, each rug has a hand-knotted construction. This durable and eco-friendly floor covering has a ribbed texture that highlights the ingenuity of its makers. It looks wonderful on its own or layered with other rugs for a more eclectic style.

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6. Emerald Pots and Vases

Created as an homage to ceramics from the Eastern Han period (25-220 CE), each one-of-a-kind stoneware piece is formed by hand and finished with a unique, copper-infused glaze for a look of timeless authenticity.

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7. Coco Penshell Rectangular Tray and Box

Iridescent penshells meet clean-lined brass on these globally inspired trays and boxes. Each piece of old rose-hued penshell is precisely cut and hand-laid in white resin on wood resulting in a piece that is both beautiful and functional.

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8. Kabir Embroidered Decorative Pillows

Earth tones of russet, moss green and burnt orange thread are hand-embroidered on cotton-linen by skilled artisans in India to create this show-stopping throw pillow. It’s an easy way to bring texture and inspired detailing to your indoor decor.

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January 16, 2018