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.

David with his gorgeous Magnolia lighting. Pendant and traditional 8 light chandelier. Hand forged steel at its BEST!!

Bonsai Japanese pine with weavers nest. Table lamp with custom shade, gold leafed inside.

Rockhold’s magnolias are hand forged steel and a glorious presence in this home.

Souther Magnolias in a warm silver with titanium edging. Sculptural lighting at its finest.

Fabulous cantilever/ scroll work to go with this custom lantern.
Cantilever and lantern are handmade in house. Rockhold has some incredible ideas as to scroll work.
Rockhold’s lanterns are handmade to order in custom sizes. Plexiglass can be installed to go with piece.
The falling leaves add movement to this pendant light. Suspend below the magnolias leaves fall to the ground.
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!

Live Oak sculptural lighting by Rockhold is not only unique but they are all handmade to order.

Acanthus leaves with a old New Orleans cast iron vent. The vine is hand forged steel. Multiple lights on the armature for great light cast above this fixture.
A closer look at the aged cast iron and details on this chandelier.
So beautiful!!!!
“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!

“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.

Massive 5’ x 5’ custom chandeliers. Commissioned works are a specialty.