This is one of those things I would never do in our current house(because it would probably cost more then our house!) but I'm keeping in my back pocket for a future home...like after I win the lottery!! One of my all time favorite designers, Kelly Wearstler (who is also a SC girl) is the queen of this!
Here is a budget friendly idea or if you are stuck with wrought iron that you hate. Paint it gold or use some Rub n' Buff!!!