The Ardley has a refined, carved ornamentation around the perimeter of the arch. Of all the rich designs in cast fronts that made their way from Victorian England to the eastern shores of North America at the tail end of the 19th century, it is the arch that was most widely embraced. There is something about framing the flame of a fire in an arched opening that works very nicely.
These arches have great flexibility, in that they can be used to reface an existing masonry fireplace, or can be installed in any room of your home with our traditional firebox and the Optimyst burner. The electric Optimyst offers exceptional realism of flame and smoke, yet has none of the restrictions that frequently are found when installing a wood or gas burning system.