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Solid Brass Screens For Traditional Fireplace - Project #11430

Customer Comments: This is for a master bedroom fireplace. Want glass door screen which will provide minimal obstruction to viewing the gas logs. Assume I also need a mesh curtain screen - need one that can be pushed to the side when the fire is not in use. Would like to retain the brass andirons that are seen in the photo (but would move them closer to the center). There is a bad draft that comes down this fireplace so the main purpose is to try to suppress that draft. Will need to retain access to the pilot light/burner control in the lower right corner of the fire box. Not sure but think I want a simple black frame. Looking forward to receiving your suggestions.

Our Comments: As we discussed in our email exchange, the glass doors will not work with your andirons unless you can push them back into the fireplace or cut the shanks so they can stand out in front of the doors. So here are some other options that do not have glass doors. This is how we would treat a fireplace like yours to maintain the Traditional style created by your brass andirons. If you prefer a polished brass finish, we can actually have your andirons refinished as we are showing in one of the examples.

Fireplace Opening: 42 1/2" W x 32" H

Note: These mock-ups are not to scale and are meant to help you choose the model of your screen or door, not the finish. Although we may create a general representation of black, iron, bronze, gold and silver tones, you must choose your finish from our samples using the links below. Ask your project manager which samples apply to the items in your project.

Finish Samples: Design Specialties Finishes | Stone Manufacturing Finishes | Hearth Creations Finishes

Important Note:
About Finishes!


Free Standing Screens

Single Panel Screen
Solid Brass Fireplace Screen Option #1: Stone Manufacturing CFR85-48 3 Sided Attached Frame Screen with Andiron Panel and Solid Brass Floral Casting Trim in Weathered Brass.
Single Panel Screen
Solid Brass Fireplace Screen Option #2: Stone Manufacturing CFR95 Free Standing Frame Screen with Queen Anne Legs and Andiron Panel in Weathered Brass.
Single Panel Screen
Fireplace Frame Screen Option #3: Stone Manufacturing 1P22M Free Standing Screen with Laurel Leaf Casting Trim and ORN-5 Cherubs Ornament in Weathered Brass with Andiron Cutouts.
Single Panel Screen
Fireplace Frame Screen Option #4: Stone Manufacturing 1P22M Free Standing Screen with Laurel Leaf Casting Trim in Polished Brass with Andiron Cutouts. Shown with refinished andirons.

Finish Options for Stone Manufacturing

Antique Finishes Gold Finishes Silver Finishes Iron Finishes Wrought Iron Finishes

Solid Brass Castings

Use your imagination to create the perfect fireplace screen with these solid brass castings from Stone Manufacturing. Compliment architectural details in the mantel or other furnishings in our home, or simply create your own unique look. Available in a wide variety of finishes.

Narrow Castings

#66 - 5/8" Bellini (French Gold)
#88 - 5/8" Prince of Wales (Ormolu)
#54 - 7/8" Reed & Ribbon (Oil Rubbed Bronze)
#34 - 7/8" Mini Rope (Bronze Patina)
#35 - 7/8" Ornate Beaded (Aged Brass)
#20 - 1" Egg & Dart (Old English)
#22 - 1" Laurel Leaf (Antique Brass)
#27 - 1" French (Old English)
#33 - 1 1/8" Rope (Black Antique Silver)
#44 - 1" Circle Dot (Satin Nickel)
#52 - 1" Half Oval (Antique Pewter)
#55 - 1" Flower & Ribbon (Amber)
#48 - 1 1/8" Floral (Antique Brass)

Wide Castings

#77 - 1 1/4" Desert Palms (Oil Rubbed Bronze)
#99 - 1 3/8" Wave & Scroll (Old English)
#36 - 1 3/4" Oak Leaf (Hand Polished)
#46 - 2" Tulip (Burnt Sienna)
#51 - 2" Greek Key (Satin Brass & Black)
#42 - 2 1/8" Victorian (Brown Antique Silver)
#39 - 2 5/8" Wild Flowers (Highlighted Old English)
#95 - 1 1/2"-3 1/2" Shell (Polished Brass)

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
Fig #2 - Room Setting

Mesh & Insulation Options

The Mesh options are behind the glass so you can burn the fire with the doors open and still have spark protection. Great for real wood or gas logs since most gas long manufacturers insist that you have a screen in front of the logs when they are burning. Mesh panel doors are the most popular and are best for when there are toddlers present because they will not open backwards whereas the mesh screens are easily pushed in. Insulation goes between the back of the frame and the fireplace facing, providing a better seal.

Black Mesh Curtains - These slide back and forth on a rod behind the glass
Gate Mesh Doors - These are separate doors behind the glass that have a flat wire mesh and a black frame.
Insulation: Provides a better seal between the fireplace face and the door frame.

This page was created as part of our Free Fireplace Door Design service. Anyone who has a fireplace and is considering glass doors can take advantage of this program. All you have to do is email us some pictures of your fireplace and we will create digital mock-ups showing you how various fireplace doors will look on your fireplace. This is hands down the best way to shop for fireplace doors. Click Here to Begin Your Own Project!