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Scotty's Castle<br />
Death Valley California<br />
The 1920s marked a zenith in the newly-rediscovered blacksmithing arts; the popularity of European Revival designs brought many Old World craftsmen to the United States, and also brought renewed interest from American tradesman who had long neglected such techniques in the face of widespread mass-production.  This forged ring pull on a door at Scotty’s Castle evidences the care its craftsmen lavished on even the smallest details.