The Cornucopia of Iron Castings

There are few castings , seen on antique iron beds, which have a definitive meaning as that of the “Cornucopia”. It is rich in meaning dating back to medieval times.¬† The dictionary describes a “cornucopia” as a goats horn that is overflowing with abundance. That abundance is symbolized¬† with fresh flowers, fruits and corn. Another…

Fall Buying Trips…….for Iron Beds

When I lived back east I’d make a point of trying to coordinate one of my buying trips up North with the week the leaves were changing colors. There was a window of about a week when the leaves would change to beautiful¬† burnt orange and yellow coloring…….. then they would drop for the winter.…

Iron Beds and Thanksgiving Memories

There are few memories as strong as those spent at Thanksgiving time with my parents. I had moved to the west coast back in 75′, from back in Ocean City Maryland. After finishing school at GW in Washington DC and starting my iron bed business in Georgetown , I decided to move to California and…