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Gentry Custom Furniture has custom ironworks in furniture and outdoor pieces like wall art, doors, gates, and railings. PHOTO BY DAVE SCHWAB

Gentry Personalized Furniture has personalized ironworks in household furniture and outside parts like wall artwork, doorways, gates, and railings. Picture BY DAVE SCHWAB


If your taste operates toward European-type or wrought-iron home furniture and décor for your property or yard, then Gentry Custom made Furnishings in La Jolla is your area.

“Here we do custom ironworks in furnishings and outdoor items like wall artwork, doorways, gates, and railings,” explained Darya Soylu who, along with partner Azmi runs Gentry Customized Home furniture, in existence because 1999 and now positioned at 7470 Girard Ave.

The Gentry selection features items for outdoor dining, benches, oversized chairs, wall and window plantings, plant stands, hanging planters, espresso tables, patio accents, and arbors and gazebos.

The company’s web site notes Gentry’s award-winning household furniture line “finds its inspiration in the baroque periods of decorative ironwork that adorn a lot of of the great mansions and chateaus of Western Europe.”

The Soylus mentioned they’ve since found their character in the wholesale household furniture market by getting “influenced by high quality historic designs which have lasted for generations.”

Gentry Personalized Household furniture was developed and begun by the internationally renowned artist/designer Azmi Soylu. It started as a pastime prior to reworking into a complete-blown small business. It now encompasses thousands of distinctive pieces and types which include furnishings, ornamental equipment, and artistically-rendered utility merchandise both equally gorgeous and pragmatic. The Gentry selection gracefully combines steel with several imported woods and other materials, these kinds of as purely natural stone and glass, to make furniture that is both equally modern day and timeless.

Darya reported the alternative for in which else they needed to go when they determined to shift from Atlanta was effortless. “La Jolla was our range one spot,” she reported adding they moved there in April 2021 to Girard Avenue, which includes other home furnishings retailers like Roche Bobois, MOS MyOwnSpace, and Mia Cucina San Diego

Custom with a “European flair” is what Gentry is all about, whether it be for outside areas like verandas or patios, or living rooms indoors.

“What distinguishes it is it has Lithuanian and French styles, and you will obtain some shades of classical factors blended in which, though they’re standard, in good shape just about any type of current household furniture,” Darya explained.

Household furniture is produced to order at Gentry.

“We do layouts in what model you want based on how significantly space you have,” mentioned Darya, incorporating some customers want pieces, like benches, which can be possibly far more purposeful or much more aesthetic relying on “how substantially you treatment about ease and comfort.”

Gentry is also open to doing other residence areas like kitchens and custom bars, even wrought-iron rocking chairs that Darya pointed out: “don’t squeak as wood does.”

There is some thing else Gentry is regarded for.

“Our rates are quite affordable,” she explained pointing out the value of items made relies upon on “how significantly function is set into it” and irrespective of whether it’s a “simple style and design or an creative piece. We consider to locate a style of wrought iron that brightens the household, or restores the home’s historic layout.”

Satisfying the expectations of customers is also crucial.

“I have people today occur in who want some thing seriously strong which is heading to past them eternally,” Darya stated. “They also want a little something distinctive that will suit their house and intent, like a personalized hearth which is just the ideal size and design and style, or matching current railing in a unique dimensions. We can make unique issues for every shopper at a truthful rate.”

GENTRY Tailor made Home furnishings

Exactly where: 7470 Girard Ave.

Hrs: Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sundays or by appointment only. 

Speak to:, 858-246-7127.