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A finial adds a decorative exclamation point to architecture, furniture and more
A finial is an ornament that tops a roof, a fence post, a piece of furniture or any other structure. It adds visual interest.
This roof is topped with a finial, and at the finial base is a pendant. Running diagonally from the pendant down the roof are vergeboards with simple cutwork.
A shingled, domed roof has a finial to decorate the peak.
This roofline has a hummingbird finial made from bronze.
A pointy finial sits above a cone roof (click photo for full view).
Fences commonly have finials on the upright posts.
Finials can be used alone for decoration; these were made with a wood-turning tool.
Even furniture can have finials. These are ball finials.