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The Alexandra Finial - A Steel Ball Finial

custom made 16mm iron curtain poles with steel ball finial - Alexandra

The Alexandra Finial

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The Alexandra Finial - A Steel Ball Finial

Our Alexandra 16mm curtain poles feature a traditional collar and steel ball finial, consisting of a wrought iron collar followed by a solid steel ball. This creates a simple, yet popular aesthetic that will compliment a range of styles of décor, whilst also serving its primary function of preventing the curtain rings from slipping off of the end of the pole. Our blacksmiths have lovingly forged this finial with utmost attention to detail.

Each of our products come with a lifetime guarantee and will enhance any window space with a blend of the classic and contemporary, with quality assured to match. More »

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Prices start from £168

Ordering your curtain pole

If you require help, please call or email us today!

1 - Add measurements (in cm)

window frame width    
left draw back right draw back
See our measuring guide

2 - Choose finials and finish

finial type finial amount
pole & finial finish total length (inc. finials)
Beeswax = 100% natural, net-zero product, very environmentally friendly, durable, gun metal grey and highlights the metal's natural grain.
Matt Black = Black in colour, durable, less environmentally friendly (VOCs), very uniform. Read about it in full here - What is the difference between matt black and beeswax finishes?

3 - Brackets and rings

ring quantity closed loop brackets
passing rings recess brackets

1 ring per 10cm for lightweight or medium curtains.
For every 180cm of pole, an extra bracket is required.
The brackets should be fixed evenly spaced for optimum support.

4 - Pole quantity and price

Quantity of this pole type Price per pole:

For delivery charges please see delivery page

"Richard and the team at Made By The Forge are brilliant! From the first email to delivery and checking all is well, I cannot fault them. I love the fact that all items come with proper screws to ensure a proper and stylish fit, no scrabbling around in the workshop to find a suitable fixing.

"These items are hand made, they look it, feel it and will exceed your every expectation, we love them!"

Derek & Nikki

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Product description

We’ve decided to name each of our new range of 16mm finials after places that are all part of the Made by the Forge story and places where we have planted trees.

This collared cannonball is a variation on the classic Cannonball finial. The Alexandra Finial is named after the wonderful community park located in a built-up residential area in Ipswich.

Enhance your window space with a set of matching, hand-made curtain holdbacks from our complete range. They are available with your choice of finial.

Made by the Forge donated the trees and the project was managed by the Suffolk Wildlife Trust. Local residents volunteered to plant the trees, which will surely yield great pleasure for them in later years. Any natural spaces in residential areas are to be valued and maintained.

Product specification

Material: Our 16mm curtain poles are made to measure from solid 16mm bar.

Finish: Choose from a matt black finish or a natural beeswax finish. Both finishes are traditional and will enhance the beauty of the wrought iron pole.

Dimension: Finial length 4cm, finial diameter 3.5cm. The curtain bracket sits the pole 6cm from the wall.

Alexandra holdback:
Stem length (Wall to start of finial): 12cm
Overall Length (Wall to end of finial): 16.5cm

16mm Curtain Product Measurements PDF

  • Price per cm. per metre)
    Finials each
    Closed loop bracket, round back plate, each
    Recess bracket, round back plate each
    Curtain ring each
    Passing ring each
    Holdback each, see holdback page
    For delivery charges please see delivery page

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How to measure for your curtain pole



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