In early times iron smith's forged pig iron to make ornamental fence. During that time, the ornamental fence was a solid bar either round or square, straight or twisted, and very detailed and labor intense. Many early versions of ornamental fence are found around graves in cemeteries.
As you will see, ornamental fence is truly a form of artwork. Today ornamental fence is made with tube steel, which is hollow inside. Some manufactures galvanized the product then powder coat it to give the ornamental fence a strong coating and a long time warranty, usually 15 years or more. If the look of a wire mesh fence doesn't appeal to your needs, consider the many different styles of ornamental fence on the market in Longmont.