Corbels and WOOD BRACKETS - HELPFUL INFO
On this page, you find a selection of elegant wood corbels and brackets carved with grape design. For centuries master carvers created magnificently carved wood corbels with impressive grape-inspired designs. Most of the patterns for wooden corbels were inspired by nature, with its marvelous forms and vivid lines. Lively vineyards, rich grape clusters, and graceful leaves were an endless source of inspiration.
Grape motifs carved on corbels have been around since the Roman and Greek times. Grapes themselves have great powers such as unclogging arteries. The "French Paradox" shows that even though the French food is so high in fat, the wine that is consumed along the side of the meal, neutralizing the cholesterol in a way, ensuring a longer life.