Mantels, refer to the shelf above the fireplace that is often made of stone, brick, or wood. They were originally designed to catch the smoke from the fire and prevent it from spreading throughout the room. Today, mantels are primarily used for decorative purposes and can be found in a wide range of styles and materials to suit any decor. Overmantel Mantels are one of them.
Overmantel mantels are decorative elements installed above a mantel or fireplace. It can be made from various materials, including wood, stone, and so on, and can be designed in many different styles to suit the room’s decor.
Today, overmantel mantels are still used in many homes as decorative focal points above the fireplace. They can be designed to match the style of the mantel and surrounding decor and can be used to display artwork, photographs, or other decorative objects.