Jason here, with a few close ups from our travels this year:
Or perhaps you're more in the mood for terra-cotta?
Growing up we had a beautiful iron banister along our staircase at home--It seems iron was quite popular in the late seventies and early eighties. Apparently it was also quite popular in the mid 1800's. You know how those things are; they come and go.
The tenacity of life, through thorns and barbs. But as far as railings go, I think I'll stick with wrought iron.
And here is a close up of my favorite person in the world dutifully performing one of her favorite pastimes...