Columns and balustrades in Leccese stone: like lace for homes.

The Leccese stone balustrades give a touch of elegance to the entire house, underlining its rhythms and points of greatest interest. It livens up balconies, accompanies stairways, acts as a lookout for more or less important gates and doors. The succession of columns, as well as their width or slenderness, dictates the tone of the housing structure, acting as an accompanying beat to the eye during the visit. Even the stone chosen to make the Lecce stone balustrades contributes in a fundamental way to the style of the space in which it is inserted. A carparo or tuff of reddish tones and with a more porous appearance will fit better in a more rustic context, while, on the contrary, in a more refined environment the balustrades in smooth light Leccese stone with slender and medium-height columns will be perfectly found .

Stone columns

Codice B01

Stone columns

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Stone columns

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Classical art: forever young, the Lecce stone balustrades.

Earning the evergreen label is anything but simple. It is necessary to possess values ​​capable of remaining unchanged over time, solid despite the changing trends and influences from all over the world. The label of “evergreen” then becomes a burden to deal with and woe betide disappointing expectations.
One of the main characteristics of what does not let itself be affected by the evolution of the seasonal trends is the measure. The measure is the litmus test to be able to predict, already in advance, which will be the choice that will prove to be the most lasting and, therefore, the winner over the others.
Classical art has thousands of years of history on its shoulders and yet it is still relevant today. It has rigor, measure, order and discipline. All features that can hardly be duplicated, if anything only emulated. Classical art formed the taste of subsequent civilizations. It has been taken, copied, reworked, mixed with other trends, even mortified by the excess of decoration and by baroque elements of low thickness, but it has been able to remain unchanged through the centuries, still holding the band of the example to follow today: the balustrades in Leccese stone.

Stone balustrade

Codice B04

Stone balustrade

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Stone balustrade

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Today it is part of our own culture as Italians, probably in some cases even unconsciously.
But who does not know the columns of classical Greece? Who does not distinguish between the three architectural orders knowing how to distinguish between the simplest and most measured and those that are gradually more complex? Who has never had a visual experience of the vegetable decorative elements present on the capitals of the columns? Greek architecture was the workshop from which the taste of those with Hellenic influences came to life. He proposed colonnades, pillars, architraves, cornices, friezes, balustrades in Leccese stone. He also proposed balconies and balustrades in Lecce stone, with their rhythmic and elegant succession of supporting elements such as columns or small columns.

The stone balustrade in Lecce stone, like many other architectural elements of classical origin, has been the same for centuries. It has varied in size, number of supporting columns, shades of color and type of stone used, but has always remained the same. He has never given up on the elegance and measure typical of his origins.

Stone railing

Codice B07

Stone railing

Codice B08

Stone railing

Codice B09

The Leccese stone balustrade is good for love.

The Leccese stone masonry balustrades also have a very romantic character closely linked to the world of fairy tales or love stories with a happy ending. How many princesses have descended super elegant stairways made even more precious by neat rows of nimble columns? Have seen them get excited, take courage, have even seen them lose crystal slippers and not pick them up so as not to be late for the given appointment. And how many love stories have we seen born and grown under the stone balconies of rich buildings? Young people who, while not feeling up to their beloved, waited for her, teased her, tried everything in order to get noticed and convince her to reciprocate their feelings. She looks out over the Leccese stone balustrade of the royal balcony, and he from here, telling romantic stories to convince her to give in.

So Juliet let herself be fascinated, tormented by a thousand doubts and by the weight of her social position, and Romeo clung to those stone columns so as not to lose even an imperceptible sign.

Stone balustrades

Codice B10

Stone balustrades

Codice B11

Stone balustrades

Codice B12

Leccese stone balustrades to enjoy relaxation in freedom, but away from prying eyes.

And then there are the Leccese stone balconies. Those large and spacious balconies emphasized by the rhythm of the colonnade with more or less consistent inserts of stone slabs. They are an architectural element that provides a wide and elegant breath to terraces, verandas, mezzanines. They are what we would like to see in the locations chosen for the great ceremonies, they are that collar that adds a touch of cleanliness to the composition. In this case the Leccese stone balustrades are a shelter from prying eyes, which covers but at the same time reveals, without telling too much.
Here the stone balustrade delimits the space of calm and reflection, creates secluded corners to keep to yourself, in which to enjoy a drink with your closest friends. Stop and read under the starry sky. In the countryside and in the suburbs, but also in the city center, where what you are looking for is a little privacy. Without giving up the wonderful view that a favorable position can allow.

Stone balustrades

Codice B13

Stone balustrades

Codice B14

Stone balustrades

Codice B15

Stone balustrades

Codice B16

Stone balustrades

Codice B17

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