The fireplace mantel, like the staircase, competes for the focal point of any room. Pearl does not treat the mantel as trim or molding, but as a beautiful piece of furniture. It represent roots, heritage and tradition. Furniture is arranged around it, precious treads are displayed on it, and it provides balance and stability to the enire room. Pearl's mantel surrounds include the elegant curves of the Deauville to the rustic country display of the Cumberland.