Fireplace mantel straps for decorative and structural projects. Your fireplace is probably the second most popular gathering place in your home after the kitchen and is usually the focal point of the room. A fireplace is supposed to be the epitome of “warm and cozy” but sometimes it can look a little naked. Our metal mantel straps can be paired with our decorative washers and clavos, also called decorative nail heads, to create unique one of a kind custom iron straps for your fireplace. These iron mantel straps can be ordered with a return or tabs for mounting a wood mantel in place, alternatively, these iron mantel straps can also be ordered with large holes in the center of the face of the strap for through bolting them in place. All our metal mantel straps can be ordered in custom sizes to fit your exact wood mantle size, shape and look.