Decorative Columns - Ionic, Faux Marble Effect

REF. Num: DC 003

Decorative column 003 is a fine piece of art for every home.
The capital is a typical Ionic one.

Height : 0.5 m - 2 m, Ø 22 cm

The shaft is plain, smooth, not fluted. This allows it to be decorated to imitate marble (Faux Marble effect). The column shaft could be fluted with grooves running vertically along the shaft but for fluted gypsum plaster columns we do not offer marbleizing.

In general, we offer it with a typical Attic base and a plinth.

Because of the fact that our items are 100 % hand made, they are unique.  
Please note that our products are fully customizable in alternative colours & sizes. Please state how you would like the column customized during the submission process. Price varies according to selected finishing and measurements.

The prices for fully finished decorative columns DC 003 are:
- for 0.50 m - 0.90 m column - 240 EUR
- for 1.5 m - 2 m column - 380 EUR


Price: € 240.00

Decorative Columns - Ionic DC 003



Decoration Guide and Ideas

Faux Finishing and Marbleizing

There are a lot of Faux finishes and techniques since Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome era. Most common are : fresco (mural painting), Venetian plaster (to create smooth glass-like sheen with the illusion of depth and texture; Venetian plaster is one of the most popular and traditional plaster decorations. Venetian plaster techniques include marmorino, scagliola, and sgraffito, Marbleizing or faux marble (to imitate the appearance of polished marble)
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Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG or GRG)

Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG or GRG) is a white 'thin cast' alpha gypsum that is used for decorative applications - crown mouldings, panel mouldings, columns, ceiling medallions, corbels, pediments, reliefs, statues, busts and many more. Gypsum is a common natural occurring mineral which is non-toxic. Alpha gypsum is made by processing gypsum stone into a fine powder and is well regarded for its strength and low absorptive levels.
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Greek and Roman Orders in architecture

There are 2 main ancient architecture orders : Greek Order and Roman Order. In Ancient Greek Order there are three styles : Corinthian, Ionic and Doric style. Roman order originates by Ancient Greek Order and consists of Tuskan and Composite order. The Roman adoption of the Greek orders took place in the 1st century BC. The three Ancient Greek orders have since been consistently used in neo-classical European architecture.
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