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20mm Handmade Iron Recess Curtain Poles

custom made iron recess curtain poles

Recess curtain poles

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20mm Handmade Iron Recess Curtain Poles

An iron curtain pole that fits neatly in a window recess using handmade recess brackets.

Not every window is suitable for a curtain pole mounted on the surface of the wall, for deeply recessed windows we developed our recess metal curtain pole. A bespoke wrought iron curtain pole that fits neatly in a window recess, using handmade recess brackets. More »

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Prices start from £102

Ordering your recess pole

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

1 - Measuring for your recess pole

measuring your windows for recess curtain poles

2 - select your pole(s) and finish

Recess pole finish  
Recess brackets To purchase brackets individually please visit our brackets page.
Centre brackets

If you require a ceiling bracket they can be found here.

Curtain rings  
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 - Recess measurements (in cm)

Window recess width

cm. Please be as exact as possible
e.g. 97.5 cm
All curtain poles over 200cm require a centre bracket and will be supplied in 2 pieces, held together by a simple hidden central pin once delivered. Recess poles are cut 1.5cm shorter than what you order to ensure they fit into the recess brackets. If you do not wish us to make this deduction please contact us after you have placed your order so we can cut the full length.

4 - Pole price

      Quantity of this pole type
Price each:

"I have used MBTF twice now for curtain poles and associated items. Richard and the team are brilliant, first class in every respect. The products will exceed your highest expectations in style, weight, feel and authenticity. Are they cheap? No, absolutely not! They are however, very good value for an exceptional hand made product. It is hard to do the curtain poles and accessories justice in the photographs but believe me, they are stunning."

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Product description

The bracket has a tiny hole to pass a thread through to keep the curtain from sliding all the way across the pole when pulled or drawn.

Made by the Forge believe in exceptional quality and simple, yet elegant designs. We handcraft beautiful wrought iron products that will last a lifetime.

We also offer recess poles in 12mm, 16mm and 25mm diameters

Product specification

Material: Our wrought iron Curtain Poles are made to measure from solid 20mm iron bar. Price per cm ( per metre)

  • Recess brackets each
    Centre bracket each
    Ceiling bracket each
    Curtain rings each
    For delivery charges please see delivery page

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.

Mesuring: Please measure the FULL width of the recess in centimetres where the curtain pole will be fitted as accurately as possible. We will supply the correct length curtain pole to fit between the recess brackets based on your measurements.

Please contact us for expert help.


How to Measure for Curtain Poles

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How to Put Up a Curtain Pole with Brackets

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