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French style curtain pole

French Style Pole with beeswax finish

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Wrought Iron French Curtain Poles, Handmade by the Forge

Let's face it. Style, elegance and being attractive are things the French are famous for. Made by the Forge's bespoke wrought iron French curtain pole delivers all the quality and handcrafted expertise you would expect from the UK's number one wrought iron curtain pole specialist and adds a soupçon of Gallic charm. The pole has no finials as each end curves ninety degrees back to the wall where the pole slides into a bracket. The advantage of such a pole is that it is much more efficient at keeping out draughts. More »

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Prices start from £347

Ordering your French style curtain pole

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1 - Measurement (in cm)

Simply measure the length you need from centre of bracket to centre of bracket in cm
Total length: from centre of bracket to centre of bracket in cm  
Standard brackets quantity To purchase brackets individually please visit our brackets page.
Centre bracket quantity All French poles over 180cm require a centre bracket and will be supplied in 2 pieces, held together by a simple hidden central pin once delivered.
Pole end types

2 - Choose your finish & curtain rings

Add 1 ring per 10cm of pole.

pole finish   ring
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 - Pole price

Price for this French pole:


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“Made by the Forge is my first stop for the best French poles on the market.”
Magenta Interiors - Bespoke Soft Furnishing

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Product description

You can install a French style curtain pole for a curtain over a window or a door to keep a howling wind at bay. Depending on the age of your home, there’s always a draught looking for a way in. The curtain will then create a more complete shelter from the wind.

Interior designers, discerning individuals and first-rate curtain makers, like Magenta Interiors, all choose Made by the Forge's Bespoke, Wrought Iron, French Style Curtain Poles. They look timeless, classy, superbly crafted, and they do their job immaculately. Add some 'Va va voom! to your room with a stylish French pole from Made by the Forge.

The pole is easy to fit, and each one includes a ring stop near the bracket to secure the last ring from pulling across the pole as you draw the curtain closed.

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.

Remember, not every window is suitable for a curtain pole mounted on the room facing surface of the wall. For tighter spaces, please visit our recess curtain pole section and find your perfect fit.

Product specification

Material: Solid 20mm iron bar.

Finish: Choose from matt black or beeswax finish.

  • Easy to order, hassle free delivery and free returns*
  • Detachable brackets for easy fitting

Bracket size 9cm long, 3.5cm wide
Projection to middle of pole 13cm
Brackets can be fitted either horizontally or vertically to fit your space
Add a centre bracket for poles over 180cm

Add 1 ring per 10cm of pole - e.g. 120cm = 12 rings

Please contact us so we can help.

"We are very pleased with the french curtain rail which arrived safe & well packed. The rails are installed and look beautiful, just in time for a cold snap 3°C overnight and they've done a great job at keeping the cold escaping out of the living room windows."
A Hill. Western Australia


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