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Steven & Brecht Dujardyn

  • Blacksmith
  • Oostrozebeke, Belgium
  • Master Artisan
Steven & Brecht Dujardyn Blacksmith
Dutch, English, French
By appointment only
+32 56662361
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The Belgian blacksmith brothers

  • • Steven and Brecht were inspired in their father’s forge
  • • They call for recognition to keep their craft alive
  • • They make all their own tools

The Dujardyn brothers Steven and Brecht picked up a passion for the age-old craft of blacksmithing when they were children. The spark ignited in the small forge where their father, Wilfried, restored his collection of old carriages. “The image of a blacksmith using his muscle power to shape the red-hot iron may seem nostalgic, but it is very much a reality for us,” say the two brothers. To master traditional techniques, both of them enrolled in blacksmith training programmes when they were only 15 years old. In 2001, after completing their training, they set up their own traditional artisan forge, called Dujardyn Artconcept. Brecht and Steven had the ambition to create designs that blend in with the existing environment or architecture. “The best compliment that we can receive is that our ironwork does not stand out, but that it harmoniously blends in with its surroundings.”

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Traditional staircase

This forged steel staircase was handcrafted for a new villa in Belgium. The bronze leaves were sculpted, cast and gold plated. The design is a mix inspired by traditional Renaissance and Baroque design.

Length 1200 cm
Width 7 cm
Height 82 cm

Photo: ©Dujardyn artconcept
Contemporary staircase

This forged steel staircase was handcrafted for a renovated villa in Brussels. The handrail is made from oak wood. The design is inspired by nature and art nouveau design.

Length 1800 cm
Width 7 cm
Height 86 cm

Photo: ©Dujardyn artconcept
Traditional balcony

This forged steel balcony balustrade is handcrafted for a unique, eclectic mansion from 1880 in Ghent. The design is inspired by neoclassical architecture.

Length 600 cm
Width 4 cm
Height 92 cm

Photo: ©Dujardyn artconcept
Forged hinges and nails

The hinges and nails of this oak wine cellar door are hand-forged steel. They were designed for a renovated villa in Antwerp.

Length 100 cm
Width 12 cm
Height 195 cm

Photo: ©Dujardyn artconcept
Traditional candlestick holder

This large, forged steel, castle candlestick holder is handcrafted. The design is inspired by the Louis XIII renaissance style.

Length 30 cm
Width 3 cm
Height 140 cm

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