British Canopy Beds

They are unmistakable. Their construction is very standardized. Yet the metal beds being made in England in the 1800’s all have the same problem …… instability. Why? Because there are way too many connecting points, where iron tubing is joined to brass tubing or iron rods are connected to iron tubingand those connections are problematic…

The “Peacock” Bed

Few iron beds, I’ve had in the past 40 years, ┬áhave ever gotten the response that this one did after being used in a photo shoot with Halle Berry in People Magazine. We had always referred to that bed as the “Peacock” bed because of the similar shape and style of a peacocks feathers and…

Iron Beds Tradition for the 1800s

It was the traditional bed for that period. Yes there were wooden headboards. But the majority of the population slept on iron beds. What made them so popular were a number of contributing factor’s. The first few were practical ones…….they elevated the person sleeping in the away from the drafts that were close to the…

Happy Customers

I’ve been in the antique iron bed business for close to 40 years. I’ve never lost the excitement I get at finding unique ones that I’ve never seen before . The longer I’m in the business I realize how many incredible designs must have been made for someone like me, who has seen and sold…