Selecting a Quality Iron Bed
The selection of a bed is very important in setting the atmosphere of the bedroom. The bed, being the largest piece of furniture, often serves as the focal point of the bedroom. A classic styled bed handcrafted from wrought iron can create a feeling of romance and harmony in the bedroom.
If you decide that an iron bed will be the bed of your choice, consider these important factors which determine the beauty and quality of the bed:
1) How is the bed made? Is it carefully designed and constructed or is it mass produced to be sold in discount department stores?
2) Who is making the bed?
Who is making your bed? Are they skilled in working with wrought iron? Do they have the expertise and passion of a skilled artisan?
3) How is the bed constructed?
Is the bed made from solid iron or is it made from hollow tubing or aluminum castings?
4) How sturdy is the bed frame?
Is the bed frame solid and sturdy? Is it well supported? How many points of contact does the frame have with the floor?
5) How is the finish applied to the bed?
The finish is also part of the design of the bed. What type of finish is applied and how is the finish applied?
6) Is the bed guaranteed?
Is the bed guaranteed to last a lifetime?.
Consider our beds. These handcrafted iron beds are designed in Italy. Architects and Artisans from Italy developed Schools of Fine Arts, and their influence and wealth of talent is easy to see in both the architecture and home furnishings of today. These beds are carefully designed and are copyrighted works of art.
Skilled artisans make your bed. They work under the direction of a third generation master craftsman who comes from a family of blacksmiths that are renowned in Italy for the quality, style, and finish of their work The beds are made in Buenos Aires Argentina - an area know for the highest quality of standards in iron works.
These beds are not constructed from hollow tubing or aluminum castings, but are instead made from solid iron. They are the real thing, shaped by heating and hammering
The bed frames are heavier than most bed frames and are extemely sturdy. Whereas most most bed frames weigh less than 30 lbs and have only 1 central support, these bed frames are heavier and are better supported. These bed frames are very well made, having two side rails and three central supports. In addition, these frames have ten points of contact with the floor.They weigh 75 lbs for king size beds and 65 lbs for queen size.
The finish is part of the design and compliments the shape of the piece. To achieve a fine finish, each finish is applied by hand in the traditional way with a brush. After the finish is applied, the bed is gilded with patinas which are also applied by hand using a smaller brush. Next the patinas are sealed with clear lacquer for protection and the paint is baked onto the iron bed in a kiln.
The finished product is guaranteed for a lifetime - an iron bed of the highest quality. An original copyrighted work of art, these beds are designed and created to bring romance and harmony to your bedroom. These iron beds are carefully crafted for those who want the real thing.
The distinctive look of these beds can help to create a harmonious bedroom and will be a perfect accompaniment to the objects you love. Consider these carefully handcrafted designer beds to help you create a unique bedroom with your personal touch.