Iron Lace, Melbourne Iron lace decorating the balconies of Victorian terrace houses in Melbourne. Much of the old iron was brought out as ballast aboard ships that called in here, to take wool and gold back to England. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.