Antique Iron Beds

King Conversions to Antique Iron Beds

Converting antique iron beds from their original double size to a modern king size can be a challenging yet rewarding project for those who appreciate vintage furniture with a touch of modern functionality. Antique iron beds were primarily manufactured in smaller sizes like twin or double, as queen and king sizes didn’t become widely available…

Antique Iron Beds

Bedding……..The Highlighting of an Antique Iron Bed

Beautiful bedding plays a pivotal role in enhancing the aesthetic appeal and overall ambiance of an antique iron bed frame. The choice of linens, quilts, and pillows can transform a simple piece of furniture into a captivating centerpiece that exudes elegance and charm. The harmonious combination of these elements not only elevates the visual allure…

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“Transitional” Style Antique Iron Bed

What is a “Transitional” style antique iron bed ? It’s a bed design/style, that falls between two distinctive established design styles, like Victorian, Art Nouveau, Craftsman, Austere, or Art Deco, It’s style encompasses elements from two distinctively different styles. The attached photo, has casting’s that are definitely from the Victorian era, yet curved tubing and…

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CAUTION……..Antique Iron Cribs Are Dangerous

Although beautiful to look at, antique iron cribs, present a serious problem regarding their use today. Unlike antique iron beds that have become more and more popular over time, for many reasons……..antique iron cribs have become less and less popular because of todays serious safety standards they don’t meet. The decrease in SID’s over the…

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“Crown” Castings on Antique Iron Beds

The “Crown” or “head” casting, as they were commonly referred to back in the 1800’s, when antique iron beds were at their most popular period, were the most prominent thing a person’s eye would usually go to, when looking at an iron bed. So their impotance was not lost on the people designing and selling…

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Antique Iron & Brass Bed Frame……..”Which Am I”

Confused ????? Imagine how the public felt back in the late 1800’s. Well the manufacturer of this bed frame was equally confused and thought he’d offer a little of both worlds to his clientele. Most people don’t realize the difference between “brass beds” and “iron beds”,and why a manufacturer would produce a bed farme that…

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Antique Iron Beds and Star Wars……….

Well…….If you don’t recognize these three gentlemen, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past 46 years. Thats when the first Star Wars movie was released and these three men……Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and George Lucas, became house hold names. I’ve been fortunate to have sold all three of them antique iron beds,…