Custom Metal Lighting

Rockhold designs and fabricates lighting for himself and interior designers. 25 years has allowed him a great deal of time to learn and become quite knowledgeable on the subject. His finishes are becoming more refined as well. He has a unique style not being formally trained but through natural discover over the course of his adventure. Please feel free to contact him for these are just a few of his most recent works.

Wind swept leaves and tassels. Hand cut leaves and beautiful handmade tassels adorn this unfinished chandelier. Still in the process!
Hand hammered leaves as well beautiful acorns that are made in the studio. These sconce are exclusive to Rockhold’s works.
The faux finish on this one is exceptional with the naive style of craftsmanship!
Sculptural lighting will become a must have. This “Magnolia” chandelier is fabulous in its raw state. It is aging naturally to give a beautiful patina a chance to form. It will be sealed at the end of this process in matte clear.
The pistil on this magnolia is OUTSTANDING!
Hand turned steel to make this bud. Natural steel as it ages prior to matte clear sealing.
The amount of creativity combined with time that goes into Rockhold’s works is pure LOVE. A STOP BY THE STUDIO IS NEEDED TO APPRECIATE THIS WORK.
“Black Oak” sculptural lighting mounted in studio as a sconce but the can hang from the ceiling flush or to any degree below.
Fabulous bark on this one!
The hours on this hand forged bark are so worth it!
“Pyramid” sconces in gold leaf!
GORGEOUS pair of “Pyramid” sconces in gold leaf with 3 @60 watt equivalent bulbs for maximum light. These can be made in different configurations.
Pear sconce designed in concert with Curtis Herring Interior for Yo Nashi in New Orleans.
A pair of these adorn the restaurant walls to make for a incredible environment. Designing with specialists like Curtis is great fun and a big win for the client.
Grape vine chandelier from below. There are so many directions to go with this design. Rockhold makes spec pieces like this to ignite imagination in clients and designers as to the possibilities in lighting design. Push the boundaries be unique, bold in your design!
Rockhold with a pair of Water Oak sconces!
Catkins on the sconce (left) really cool!
Catkin flowering from the Water Oak, GORGEOUS!

Rockhold makes all lighting by hand in 30 day turnovers and ready to install packages. All finishes or in natural steel.

Above is the “Babs” oak tree sculptural chandelier in natural steel with ionized bronze.  Hand forged leaves and one of Rockhold’s signature bark design, FABULOUS!  Shown is a 6’ x 4’ x 8”(h)

(Below)    “Apollo” crown with cast acanthus leaves and the gold leafing is gorgeous. These are handmade in studio and ready to install.  This one has a 4 light armature and has really beautiful reflection.  The defuser can be removed and it can go without the inside of chandelier is leafed as well.

(ABOVE)     “Pratt” oil rubbed bronze with gold leaf 42″ x 38″ w/ 8 lights.  Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!

One of a kind chandeliers with the highest quality metal filigree. Unfinished “Royal New Orleans” shown above.

“Royal New Orleans” finished in oil rubbed bronze with gold leaf.  OUTSTANDING handmade design!

(ABOVE)    Brutalist lighting “Pyramid” sconce. 6′ x 18″ wall mount natural steel.

The “Mahone” sconces custom one or two of a kind pieces, LOVE!

 

Wood and steel combinations “Audbon Oak” shown above with all hand forged leaves made in his studio.

 

Sconce “Nesting” this one with pine branches. Rockhold’s nest are really intrucat and some of the most prized on the market. You will LOVE them!

“Magnolia” 42″ x 36″ hand forged leaves made in Rockhold’s studio. Finished in oil rubbed bronze, raw umber and gold leaf distressed. LOVE!!!

(Below) “Grape vine” a sculptural lighting with grape clusters and hand forged leaves. One of a kind and so exciting to see in person that pictures just don’t do the craftsmanship justice.

(Below) “Mary Ellen” French country at it’s finest. Handmade by Rockhold in steel with gorgeous gold leaf. Few hundred hand pinned Swarovski crystals.