A New Flame: Handcrafted Metal Fireplace Screen Takes Flight

2010.HAmayphotos 010 We are inspired by the natural world, the uncommonly beautiful and most of all, human touch. All our designs are infused with the history and tradition of the hands who have brought them to life. We strive to build heirlooms of the future. We hope that our designs bring you as much joy as we took in creating them.

This fire screen displays a Brazilian muscovite mineral, which is embraced by individually bent gold wings.  Combining sculpture making techniques and metal-smithing, Claire Crowe uses some of nature’s most captivating materials to fabricate items of unique beauty.2010.HAmayphotos 012

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Pure and Unrefined Beauty Comes From Natural Materials

In this era of imports and knock offs, we find that natural elements offer a depth of character and refinement to living spaces like nothing else.  No two alike and each hand picked from the best nature has to offer, our designs deliver individual charm and personality to rooms.  Here are a few photos of current mineral table lamps but we have many others ready as well. Reach out to discuss your current projects.

South American Black Tourmaline with gold mica striations

South American Black Tourmaline with gold mica striations

matching pair of Brazilian agates

matching pair of Brazilian agates

one of a pair of South American Amethyst

one of a pair of South American Amethyst

 

second of Amethyst pair

second of Amethyst pair

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Alchemy Collection Lighting Adds Individual Charm and Natural Beauty to Rooms

Alchemy Collection Lamps Light it UpBlues be gone.  Let there be light!  Alchemy Collection’s new lamp collection, which focuses on natural materials in all their unique and simple beauty, will brighten up any room in need of a luxurious lift. Combined with custom silk shades and acrylic mounts, many minerals require nothing more to function as exceptional, one of a kind decorative details that dazzle where they are displayed.  This Waterline Agate specimen from southern Brazil has a superior clear crystal center with small druzy crystals around its core.   Waterline is a term used to describe the multiple color layers that formed over its development, which took millions of years.  Feel free to inquire with us about our current inventory.  It changes too fast to have current images at all times on our site.  As far as we are concerned, this is an okay problem.

Dallas Blog, WhereWearInTheCity, Likes our Lush Collection for Home Accessorizing

 

This group of Lush jeweled boxes display a range of natural mineral specimens, including quartz and calcite.

This group of Lush jeweled boxes display a range of natural mineral specimens, including quartz and calcite.

What fun it was to find this flattering post by a pair of renowned Dallas design bloggers! WhatWearInTheCity turns Dallasites on to all things fab- from fashion to design to entertainment.  In this post, they highlight our entire group of products, including our mineral table lamps, handcrafted metal accessories, and jeweled treasure boxes, but their go-to favorite is the Lush Collection, shown below.  Check out the full post here:

http://wherewearinthecity.com/dallas/01/hearth-art-and-alchemy-collection/

 

Light green onyx vessels are adorned with earthy glitz in the form of pyrite, one of our favorite minerals for bringing natural bling to tabletops.

Light green onyx vessels are adorned with earthy glitz in the form of pyrite, one of our favorite minerals for bringing natural bling to tabletops.

Lush Collection jeweled boxes with natural glitz in the form of pyrite, one of our favorite minerals for golden touches in the home.

Lush Collection jeweled boxes with natural glitz in the form of pyrite, one of our favorite minerals for golden touches in the home.

 

The Butterfly Fire Screen Takes Flight

This screen is shown in Warm Black finish.

Check out the butterfly fire screen. It adds style and panache to the hearth and updates fireplaces with its organic and whimsical style.  We offer custom sizing to suit your particular fireplace.  Bring nature inside- at least in spirit- with this fresh new look.  Why settle for blahh when you can have ahhh? 1483

 

Alchemy Collection Unveils Exquisite Lighting Collection

Alchemy Collection recently unveiled a collection of mineral lamps that are a natural- and spectacular- addition to its home design group.  No two are alike, which of course is part of the magic.  Some of the most popular selections include chic Black Tourmaline specimens with encrusted pyrite; unusual pink amethyst towers with lavender druzy that are artfully cut in angular shapes; and Australian Lemon Chrysoprase slices, which were mined out of an old sheep herding village in rural Australia.  Many of the designs involve handcrafted bronze metalwork, but some specimens stand alone since the superior quality of the natural materials used in the collection requires nothing more to achieve irresistible decorative allure, such as these Brazilian agates shown below.  This new lighting collection extends Alchemy Collection’s design aesthetic into a new arena, a welcome development from the line that has been improving the faces of homes for some time now.  Home accessories such as sculptural metal objects and compositions as well as onyx boxes and natural stone bowls and centerpieces are also available.  The lamps and accessories sell quickly, so inquire about current inventory or request a quote for your own individual projects.

Waterline agate mineral lamps

Waterline agate mineral lamps

Alchemy Collection Specializes in Natural Treasures for Interior Design

Brazilian moss agate pair displayed on organic bronze mounts.

Brazilian moss agate pair displayed on organic bronze mounts.

Alchemy Collection creates home objects in stone and metal, often in conjunction with natural materials such as minerals and semi-precious gemstones.  Founder, Claire Crowe, believes in the integrity of natural forms and often accentuates imperfections and idiosyncrasies in specimens, rather than trying to hide them.

Each design is an original work.  Striking form and clean, simple lines create visual impact that is bold, artistic and individual. Natural materials put together in exquisitely beautiful combinations lend an old-world feeling to even the most modern environments. Alchemy Collection pieces are handcrafted and finished in its Dallas, Texas studio.  Premium raw materials are sourced from the highest quality suppliers in North America, South American, Australia and Africa.

Alchemy Collection’s Seaside Tabletop Group

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Inspired by sea and aquatic life, Alchemy Collection’s Seaside tabletop group pays homage to the beauty and irregularity of nature by pairing unique onyx containers with natural materials such as quartz, gold-dipped fossils and semi-precious gemstones and pearls. The result is a dramatic handmade object ideal for storing treasures or just for adding a stylish and modern touch to tabletops.

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