What Is a Wrought-Iron Wall Sconce?


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A wrought iron wall sconce is a decorative light fixture that is attached to the wall and made of wrought iron. Wrought iron is a type of hand-worked iron that is made in a charcoal fire or from cast iron.

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What Is a Wrought-Iron Wall Sconce?
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Sconces are available in a number of designs. The light portion of the fixture can be created to look like a candle or light bulb with a decorative cover. Wrought iron can be molded into a number of designs to make a sconce visually attractive.

Wrought iron is a combination of iron and a type of slag that is similar to glass. The iron looks similar to mild steel. Wrought iron is bendable and does not have a brittle texture.

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