I will not be wrong to call the iron the most precious metal known to us. You would ask, why? It should be recognized that we would be heavily deprived in absence of iron. Without this metal, we would not have a big deal of many inventions, and our life probably would not be as comfor
Today's smithery uses a great variety of types of metals – from steel, brass, bronze and copper to others. Often, metal is not the main indicator of quality, usually the greatest influence is made by the craftsman’s skills.
Over time, and with the change of architectural solutions, also for saving space – the staircase has become a very important part of human life. Only upon the emergence of the first sedentary population, small villages began to settle. Later they evolved into larger cities.
Today's smithery can make a variety of metal products: staircase rails, sculptures, ornamental decorations... However, for most of us, smithery is associated with antiquities, historical facts, and production of arms. I will tell about the art of blacksmith in the Middle Ages in this
Smithing is one of the oldest crafts, that has evolved from the second to fourth centuries, when the inhabitants of the Lithuanian territory used quite a lot of iron work tools – knives, axes, scythes, sickles and many other iron items.