A road trip to Chicago, with a stop in St. Louis, was the inception of the Architectural Collection.  We were amazed by the beautiful craftsmanship and design of the Gateway Arch.  What you do not see from pictures are the welds that up close create a patchwork...

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GREAT GIFTS: make it personal

6 picks from our franklyPERSONAL line that are sure to melt hearts and bring a tear to the eye. 1. PRINTS OF LOVE A forever keepsake.  The delicate fingerprint of a new parents little one. Or all the kids before they head out on their own. Best Friends,   siblings,...

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OPEN SHOWROOM: 3rd saturday of the month

GUESS WHAT?!!!!  We will be open the 3rd Saturday of the month from 11-4, until we don't want to anymore.  Stop by and pick out something for you or a friend and get 10% off your entire purchase. If you are lucky we will let you look behind the curtain. PRO TIP:...

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BOLO because YOLO

Bring out your animal instinct with a SPIRIT ANIMAL bolo.  Hand sculpted to represent what lies within or wear it to give you a little of what you need. CASEY'S TIPS: Layer with the Shovan Necklace for extra depth. Dress up a denim shirt and satin skirt or go casual...

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INSPIRATIONS: succulents

When we design we are constantly looking for new ways to push outside our box and try things that might seem impossible. Can you mold actual plants and then cast them in metal without losing detail and the organic quality?  Why yes you can! In order to create the...

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Doing it all is the norm for Shoshannah Frank and Casey Melton, co-owners of f. is for frank. Together, they have been designing, casting, and finishing pieces in-house in Dallas' design district since 2007. For two such different women, in both style and personality,...

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