Different Types of Rods, Poles and Finials
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Curtain Poles, Rods and Finials
A curtain pole or rod is a rail or track which a curtain or valance is hung.
Poles or rods are available in many different materials – timber, brass, wrought iron, bamboo, powder coated steel, and painted timber.
They usually have coordinating rings that fix to the hooks on the heading of the curtains.
Curtain Rods or Poles are a simple and effective way to add decoration to your windows.
They are easy to install and you can coordinate the finials with hold backs, and other pieces of hardware providing a fluid designer look.
Finials are the decorative fixing at the end of the poles. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, some simple, some complex, from the traditional fleur de lys, and arrowhead to the fruity pomegranate and pineapple, and back to nature with acorns, scallop shells, along with the simple colonial turned wood balls.
Tab Top Curtains on a decorative rod and Finial.
A more contemporary type of pole system is the tensioned steel wire, which doesn’t impose on the windows. This is used with a grommet top style of curtain.
A simpler style of rod is a tension rod which gets positioned between the window frame, and is held there by a spring tension system. This is frequently used for shower curtains.
Rod and finial used here for casual scarf drapery.
As you can see there are so many different types of rods, poles and finials that you can create amazing window treatments with a little bit of thought and finding the right detail.
Curtain Rods making a stunning statement in this living room.
Sometimes curtain poles can be used for shower curtains.
A curtain rod used with grommet top heading curtains.
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