Modern Cabinet Pulls

Floating Shelf Brackets

Modern Cabinet Knobs

Rustic Cabinet Pulls

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A Guide to Hardware Styles: Rustic, Old World, Arts and Crafts, and Tuscan

From rustic to old world, arts and crafts to Tuscan, your hardware style can dramatically change the look and feel of your space.

As one of the most important home decor details, it’s essential to understand what hardware styles are available and where they can benefit your space.

Let’s take a deep dive into the different hardware styles available at Wild West Hardware and how you can use them.

Rustic Hardware

This cabinet pulls it in the rustic hardware style.

Characteristics of Rustic Hardware

Rustic hardware is all about simplicity and charm. It often features rough textures, natural materials, and a handcrafted look.

The beauty of rustic hardware lies in its imperfections, which add character and warmth to any space.

Types of Rustic Hardware

Standard rustic hardware includes:

Wrought Iron Pulls

Weathered Brass Knobs

Black Rustic Brackets


Uses of Rustic Hardware

Rustic hardware is perfect for spaces that aim to create a cozy, comfortable, and inviting atmosphere.

It's often used in country kitchens, log cabins, and farmhouse-style homes. But don't let that limit you—rustic hardware can add a touch of charm to even the most modern spaces.

Old World Hardware

Gold barn door handles are an old world hardware style.

Characteristics of Old World Hardware

Old world hardware is reminiscent of the designs found in centuries-old European estates.

Intricate details, antique finishes, rich colors, and substantial designs create the historic aesthetic old world hardware is known for.

Types of Old World Hardware

When shopping for old world hardware, you'll often find:

Ornate Clavos

Door Pulls

Ring Pulls


Uses of Old World Hardware

Old world hardware is ideal for spaces that evoke a sense of history and grandeur.

It's often used in traditional kitchens, formal dining rooms, and homes with classic architectural details.

Arts and Crafts Hardware

Black gate thumb latch in the arts and crafts hardware style.

Characteristics of Arts and Crafts Hardware

Arts and crafts hardware is all about clean lines, geometric shapes, and a focus on craftsmanship.

It often features simple, understated designs and handcrafted details, focusing on function over form.

Types of Arts and Crafts Hardware

Common arts and crafts hardware types include:

Decorative Hinges


Door Pulls

Steel Gate Latches

Uses of Arts and Crafts Hardware

Arts and crafts hardware is perfect for spaces that value simplicity and functionality.

It's often used in modern homes, minimalist spaces, and homes with arts and crafts architecture.

Tuscan Hardware

Black door pull in the Tuscan hardware style.

Characteristics of Tuscan Hardware

Tuscan hardware is characterized by its warm colors, natural materials, and a sense of rustic elegance. It often features hand-painted ceramic details.

Types of Tuscan Hardware

Common types of Tuscan hardware include:

Door Pulls

Decorative Clavos

Uses of Tuscan Hardware

Tuscan hardware is ideal for spaces that want to create a warm, inviting, and slightly rustic atmosphere.

It's traditionally used in Mediterranean-style homes, kitchens with a Tuscan theme, and homes with natural stone and wood details.

Final Words

There you have it, folks: Wild West Hardware’s guide to hardware styles.

Whether you’re looking for rustic hardware, old world hardware, arts and crafts hardware, or Tuscan hardware, we’ve got you covered!

Contact us today, and we’ll work together to find your ideal hardware style and place your order.


1. What is the best way to choose a hardware style for my home?

The best way to choose a hardware style for your home is by considering both aesthetics and functionality.

Consider your home's overall style and theme and the specific room where the hardware will be used.

For functionality, consider how often and by whom the hardware will be used.

2. Can I mix and match different hardware styles in my home?

Yes, you can mix and match different hardware styles in your home.

Mixing and matching hardware styles can add interest and personality to your space.

Just make sure there's some element of similarity, like color, to ensure your decor is cohesive.

3. How often should I update my hardware?

How often you should update your hardware typically depends on your style and how often you like changing your decor.

Inspect and potentially update your hardware every 5-10 years to ensure proper functionality.

If you are doing a full room or home renovation, those are also good times to update hardware.