Many people think that fences are primarily a security measure, but also the fact that fences really add a beautiful design factor to your property, and sometimes a decorative fence can be one of the best security measures.
The smartest way to get a safety fence that also looks good is to add some fence finials. The greatest thing about attaching fence finials is that the decorative elements can actually help deter thieves as well. One of the ways to do this is to use some of the several conical railing finials that are now available in the market.
These are not expressly sharp but looked like the fence, would be tough to break through, and this in itself can be great enough to stop outsiders from entering your place.
However, also an ornate finial such as a spear shape can also be a great deterrent, especially if the fence is reasonably high. Most robbers would not chance getting exposed on a finial of this kind and would apparently go to another home.
Some of the best decorated and safest fences are made of metal. These have the benefit that they are very strong and do not require extensive maintenance. When painted with weather-resistant paint, you can expect it to last for years without additional maintenance.