Types Of Fireplace Mantels

Fireplace mantels come in various types and styles, each offering unique designs and characteristics. The popularity of different types of mantels may vary based on geographical location and prevailing design trends. Here are the types of mantelpieces Aongking shows you:

Animal fireplace mantel: Animal fireplace mantel typically refers to a decorative mantelpiece or shelf that features elements of animal design or incorporates animal-themed elements.

Figure fireplace mantels: Figure fireplace mantels are often associated with classical or traditional architectural styles, such as Renaissance, Baroque, or Rococo. These designs drew inspiration from historical periods when skilled craftsmen would create elaborate and decorative pieces for affluent homes.

Column fireplace surround: The column fireplace surround serves both functional and decorative purposes. Functionally, it provides structural support to the mantel and the overall fireplace structure. Decoratively, it adds an elegant and sophisticated touch to the fireplace, creating a focal point in the room.

Overmantel Mantel: An overmantel mantel is a decorative element placed above a mantel, typically found in traditional or Victorian-style homes. The overmantel is designed to enhance the visual appeal of the fireplace and the surrounding area.