stone door knockerby Nerio Festa $82.00
- the story
A Rapping at My Chamber Door
Let your sense of design and affection for nature be the first thing guests experience when they arrive at your home. This door knocker charmingly lets visitors alert you of their presence the old fashioned way. The design team of Nerio Festa incorporates natural components into their creations and crafts them using a minimal amount of electricity. Their rock door knocker is handmade in Sonoma County, California.
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- Item ID
- Made from
- stone, metal
- 6" L x 3" W
- size & shape of door knocker stones may vary. mounting hardware not included.
- the maker
After moving to San Francisco in 1994, Nerio Festa began creating natural, artistic pieces with steel, recycled metal, stones and paper. His works are inspired by the vines in wine country.
Before starting his own company, Nerio, an Italian sculptor, designed and built furniture and custom interiors for home offices and sailing yachts.
Naturally occurring stones, polished smooth by centuries of ocean tides and rivers, are a central element in the his designs. The idea of using these varied stones in his work grew out of a trip to Encinitas, a storybook beach in Southern California. He took some stones home, placed them around the living room and began experimenting with "wrapping" them within rusted steel rods from his workshop and transforming them into functional art.
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