Proudly made in Britain

British Blacksmiths

Handcrafted Wrought Iron Home Decor. Like No Other.

Made by the Forge is a family-run British company, specialising in forging bespoke wrought iron home décor making wrought iron products for your home. You can find out more about us and our small business on our ‘About Us’ page. We offer you an exceptional personal service from start to finish. All of our ironwork is individually handmade, forged in the UK, quality checked and, for extra peace of mind, guaranteed for life as standard. Each of our products is made to order before being shipped worldwide to most destinations. Find out more about our delivery process.

Bespoke Iron Curtain Poles

Shop now »


Pole Kits off-the-shelf

Shop now »


Bay Window Poles

Shop now »


French Curtain Poles

Shop now »


Recess Poles

Shop now »


Café Rods

Shop now »


Curved Door Poles

Shop now »


Door Curtain Poles

Shop now »


Kitchen Racks and Rails

Shop now »


Homeware Accessories

Shop now »


Happy Customers, Happy Homes

Bay window curtain pole

wrought iron towel rail

Square bay window pole

Meet Richard, artisan blacksmith

With over 20 years experience Richard Fishenden specialises in creating superior, handcrafted ironwork, designed to last.

Watch Richard at work (1 minute) ›

Our Blog and Other Wrought Iron Home Décor Ideas

We have an extensive archive of blog articles filled with useful information and wrought iron home decor ideas. Check it out below:

Made to Measure Bay Window Curtain Poles

Made to Measure
bay window curtain poles

If we had to name one product we make that can compete at the very highest level of handcrafted ironwork, it would be our bespoke bay window curtain poles.

Read our story ›

The difference between Matt Black paint and natural beeswax finishes

Handmade Tales:
Britain’s top artisan makers

It was a lovely surprise to see Richard featured as one of those craftspeople in Country Living magazine's November supplement devoted to artisan makers.

Read our story ›

Tree Hooks for hanging
bird feeders or lanterns

We can always rely on the British weather to be unpredictable. But we’ve edged into Spring. It’s the perfect time to support new feathered parents and their hatchlings by making it easier for them to find nourishment.

Read our story ›

Forge a friendship

In signing up for our news and videos, you will be supporting and helping to maintain the art and craft of the expert blacksmith.
 For the benefits of signing up, please see our blog here »



Tree planting pledge
sustainable materials

Made by the Forge - custom ironwork

Contact Us

+44 (0)1473 487118