Emblematic hardware dates to the time of the French monarchy when kings would appoint a royal hardwaremaker to be in charge of manufacturing hardware for the royal residences. Knobs, locks and escutcheon plates would be personalized with the family’s initials, crest, or other symbolism. Nanz provides monogrammed hardware based on existing patterns customized to a clients initials and preferences. Whether using three dimensional casting methods or engraving techniques, art work is provided prior to manufacturing for client approval. Below are some examples from our archives from which clients may choose.