3 sided bay window curtain pole

1 - Measurements (in mm)

Always measure right to the cormers of the wall. These are the measurements of the wall, not the pole.
Square bay windows are rarely completely square (or rectangular) so please measure as accurately as possible.
1. Measure depth from A to B (inclusive of finials) mm
2. Measure from B to C mm
3. Measure from C to D (inclusive of finials) mm
4. Measure from A to D mm
5. Measure diagonal from A to C mm
6. Measure diagonal from B to D mm
7. If returns* are required, measure from 1 to A (min 450mm) mm
8. and from D 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.  
(Total pole length) mm  

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.
Passing brackets are strongly suggested. Call us if you are unsure.

Wall brackets

standard brackets centre brackets passing brackets

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


Handmade Iron Square Bay Window Curtain Pole

Wrought iron curtain rings for square bay window poles

Standard Rings

Wrought iron bay window curtain passing rings for square bay window poles

Passing Rings

Made by the Forge make stunning wrought iron bay window curtain poles for square bays. These made to measure metal poles are the ideal finishing touch to any square bay window. Handmade in our forge in Suffolk - these will last a lifetime.

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 metal 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 of your square bay 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 bays will need five brackets in total, two standard (end), two passing, 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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