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Best of British

At Shop4handles we are very keen to support British made products. Not only is British made ironmongery far superior to any of that imported from the likes of China and India, but the options available to the customer in terms of product design and finish are vast. We have previously showcased a number of the […]

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Bronze – A traditional and elegant finish

Bronze has been used by man for thousands of years and is a traditional metal used to make products of an architectural hardware nature, mainly due to its strength and corrosion resistant properties. Although modern alloys, zinc, stainless steel and aluminium have become increasingly popular in industrial use, bronze still remains a very important, useful […]

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Art Deco Door Furniture

Art Deco was a hugely popular design movement in the 1920’s and 1930’s, which has also had a number of resurgences over the years. The design took many aspects from cubism and futurism and used geometric shapes, stepped forms and sweeping curves. Art Deco was seen to be glamorous, elegant, functional and modern. The influence […]

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Quality British ironmongery from Frank Allart

One of the finest examples of quality British ironmongery comes from Frank Allart. After being founded in 1914, Frank Allart has established itself as one of the leaders in┬átop quality British ironmongery. Over the years it has developed a range of products which have incorporated traditional design with modern day manufacturing techniques. Many of their […]

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