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Kit-sch Out Your Kitchen

By Seonaid McKay 7 days ago 7 Views No comments

It’s an unspoken rule that the kitchen is where the magic happens. It’s where you put your chef’s hat on, where guests gather to sip tea, and where you go first when you’re seeking a sneaky midnight snack.

Make Your Home Spooktacular this Halloween

By Georgina Wilson 22 days ago 94 Views No comments

Here at Black Country Metal Works we have a range of items to get you ready for Halloween. From spooky bat door knockers to wicked witches’ cauldrons, we have you covered indoor and out.

'Hook'ing You Up With Kitchen Storage

By Georgina Wilson 1 month ago 133 Views No comments

Here at Black Country Metal Works, we are always on the lookout for products that can make your life a little easier. For some people the kitchen can be an escape from the daily stresses of life, a place where your cookery imagination can run wild.

Flare Up Your Fireplace

By Seonaid McKay 2 months ago 978 Views No comments

Providing us with cosy evenings, a place to rest our family photos and trinkets, and a natural room lay-out guide, the humble fireplace is something that many of us take for granted.

The History of Cast Iron Teapots

By Georgina Wilson 2 months ago 166 Views No comments

Originally created in Ancient China, the cast iron teapot has become a widely known traditional Japanese artefact as more people are now drinking loose teas. The designs of the teapots include different symbols which have a range of meanings, such as joy, strength, happiness and blessings.

Let's Bee Creative

By Seonaid McKay 2 months ago 334 Views No comments

Looking to jazz up your existing front door? Why not bee creative and add a simple touch of nature with one of our Bumblebee Door Knockers? The humble bumblebee is known to symbolise community, brightness, and personal power, and will bring good luck to your home for years to come.

Kadai Bowl Planters

By Seonaid McKay 2 months ago 201 Views No comments

Originating from India, Kadai bowls were originally used for cooking fragrant dishes for entire villages. Although still used for their traditional purpose in many countries, Kadai bowls are now also utilised for so much more than just cooking.

With their unique cupped shape and robust quality, Kadai bowls make the perfect receptacle for plants and herbs! We have used the Iron Kadai Fire Bowl to create this beautiful lavender garden.

Our Happy Customers!

By Seonaid McKay 3 months ago 47 Views No comments

Door Knockers

Emma has sent us before and after photos showing how her new Bright Chrome Bee Door Knocker was the cherry on the cake of her front door facelift.

Emma said, “I am so totally in love with my bumble bee door knocker! We have been in our house for almost six years and finally got round to giving our front door a new life! Our nickname is ‘The Bees’ so the perfect finishing touch is definitely our beautiful bee knocker.”

We’re glad you love your door knocker, Emma. What an amazing transformation!

Beautifully Bespoke Iron Hanging Basket Brackets

By Seonaid McKay 3 months ago 64 Views No comments

The intricate detailing and hand crafted beauty of these brackets is simply astounding. The pair has been made by our onsite blacksmith within our interactive forge.

Paul has spent countless hours at the anvil shaping and beating the frame before welding the ornate scroll work arms to the robust iron fixing plate. An abundance of leaves has also been carefully spot welded to the finished bracket in a final flourish of decoration.

Getting Hooked on Love in the Forge

By Seonaid McKay 3 months ago 42 Views No comments

We’re certainly feeling the heat in the forge in the run up to Valentine’s Day! Our blacksmith has been busily creating beautiful and heartfelt gifts ready for the big day including these charming heart shaped hooks, specially built for two!

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