Archive for May 28, 2013
Many people appreciate wrought iron furniture, especially wrought iron beds, for their sturdiness and craftsmanship. Wrought iron furniture and decorations were very popular during the reign of William and Mary in 17th Century England, and they remain popular today the world over.
James Aston, an American, developed a process for manufacturing wrought iron quickly and cost effectively in 1925. These days, wrought iron furniture is often used by cafes and restaurants that have outdoor seating. The reason for this is that it is easy to maintain wrought iron furniture which is resistant to the elements. This is something to think about the next time you are sitting outdoors at a wrought iron table while drinking cappuccino!
Wrought iron beds add elegance to any bedroom. Wrought iron curtain rods, brackets, tie backs, finials and other window related treatments and accessories are also quite stately. If you are considering redecorating your bedroom, you should give some thought to putting in wrought iron beds. They are gorgeous, and they last a really long time. It does not take a lot of time, energy, or money to maintain wrought iron beds over many years, and your wrought iron beds can be handed down to the next generation as a family heirloom. That is a terrific legacy to leave your children!