CUrtain pole for bay window with one bend

1 - Measurements (in mm)

1. Measure depth from A to B (inclusive of finials) mm
2. Measure from B to C (inclusive of finials) mm
3. Measure from A to C mm
4. If returns* are required, measure from 1 to A (min 450mm) mm
5. and from C to 2 (inclusive of finials) (min 450mm) mm
*Returns are the extra pole lengths required at both ends to rejoin the line of the wall.  
(Pole length excluding finials) mm.
Angle at B degrees

2 - Now choose your finials & finish

Each finial includes a short stem with a pin that slots into the curtain pole, finial lengths shown under finial type.
pole &
finial finish

3 - How many brackets?

Curtain Brackets sit the pole 6.5 cm from the wall.

Wall brackets

standard brackets centre brackets passing brackets
Passing brackets are strongly suggested. Call us if you are unsure.

Ceiling brackets

end brackets centre brackets ceiling passing brackets

4 - How many curtain rings?

We advise that you have 1 ring per 10cm (minimum) of curtain pole.
Do ensure you have an even number of rings for each curtain.
A passing ring has a gap in it to allow it to pass over the brackets.
Please adjust the totals below to match your particular curtain arrangement.
standard rings passing rings

Quantity: Item price: each


1 Bend, 2 Sided Bay Window Pole

Wrought iron curtain rings

Standard Rings

Wrought iron bay window curtain rings

Passing Rings

Curtain rings come in two designs. There is the straightforward wrought iron ring and what’s known as the passing ring which has a gap in it to allow that section of the curtain to pass through the brackets.

Based on the overall length of the pole, the number of both types of rings you will need (1 for every 10cm) will be automatically calculated, we suggest half normal and half passing rings, but you may need to change this split depending on the arrangement of your curtains.

Complete the decor with a set of matching, hand-made curtain holdbacks from our complete range. Available with your choice of finial, or continue to browse Made by the Forge's complete range of wrought iron curtain poles.

Please note:

  • Passing brackets cannot be used with eyelet curtains
  • Most one ben bays will need three brackets in total, two standard (end) and one centre bracket. If in doubt please phone and ask. 
  • All bays are supplied in 2 pieces as we cannot ship them in one piece due to the size

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