Romance of the Heart Shaped Iron Bed

Back in the Victorian Era, things were pretty uptight and prudish. Expressing your feelings about someone you fancy was like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded. Courting was a whole ordeal, only allowed when your entire family was there to watch the awkwardness unfold. But then, lo and behold, antique iron beds came into…

Unique “Antique Iron Bed” Designs

Antique iron bed, have been capturing the hearts of countless individuals and collectors for centuries. The antique iron bed is not just a piece of furniture; it is a testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of a bygone era. Its unique design and detailed castings make it an exceptional example of artistry and creativity. For…

Antique Iron Bed – Custom Faux’ Finishes

When you’ve made the decision to search out a true antique iron bed frame, that was constructed over 150 years ago, why would you ever consider restoring and painting it to look brand new ? from a countless number of finishes we developed over the past 40 years. The majority of these “finishes” have come…

Pure Victorian Antique Iron & Brass Bed Frame

This is one of the purest examples of a true Victorian antique “Iron & Brass” bed frame, you’ll see. Iron bed foundries, throughout the 1800’s, were striving to appeal to the more popular and expensive “Brass Bed” market. Brass beds were at the zenith of their popularity. So the market was looking for an alternative…

King Conversions

Here is a “king conversion” we did for one of the more successful feature film producers in the business. We started with an original antique iron & brass bed frame in its original full/double size. As you may already know, the double/full size was the largest size iron and brass bed being made back in…

Double Size “Day-Bed”

Because antique iron beds have a light airy nature to them, they are extremely popular with people who are dealing with rooms that are restrictive in size and who’s wall’s may not be configured to allow a bed in front of a window. This example is a beautiful double/full size iron bed that had a…

Iron Beds In Front Of Windows

Quite often a bedroom doesn’t have the needed width on a wall for a traditional double/full size antique iron bed frame. The reason for that is usually the placement of windows. Todays upholstered and wooden headboards have to be ruled out because of the interruption of light and view. But………with an iron bed frame those…

King Conversion Candidates

Although we have become very adept at converting the original old antique iron double size beds, there are a few things that should be addressed before starting the conversion process. The MOST important element is the gauge of the perimeter tubing. Interior rods and tubing size aren’t really an issue. But what goes around the…