Who Makes Archiped Classics’ Cast Stone Garden Ornaments?
Richard Stanzel, our Co-Founder and President of Archiped Classics, along with his assistant artisan, personally casts each piece that is produced in our studio. Finally, after casting, our highly skilled artisan spends an average of four hours in the cast stone hand-finishing process. He meticulously patches air bubbles, sands seams, and puts the finishing touches on each and every piece.
Why Does the Owner Cast Each Bench, Urns, Planters and Statuary?
First and foremost, at Archiped, we insist on quality. Still, after 27 years in business, Richard Stanzel has yet to find anyone whom he believes fully understands the nuance involved with mixing additives, gaging the water temperature during changing seasons, etc. Because of this, he and his wife, Shelley do not want to risk the chance that anyone could possibly make a mistake that would affect the impeccable standards that have come to be expected of Archiped products. Therefore, Richard makes certain that everything that leaves our studio door is perfect.
Why Should I Care Who Makes Archipeds?
Companies who make high-end cast stone garden ornaments, planters and accessories possess an array of differences. The key that sets Archiped apart is that everything we make is personally handcrafted by our owner. To our knowledge, we are the only luxury cast stone company who personally hand makes each piece. Consequently, by providing our customers the opportunity to work directly with our owner, we are able to guarantee them that our products are of consistent quality with meticulous attention to detail.
In addition, it is crucial to us that our customers succeed in placing orders without the worry that the products will not be as advertised or seen in pictures.
Finally, we strive to ensure that Archiped lives to up to its reputation. As a result, with Richard Stanzel’s hands-on approach, we guarantee pristine quality every time.