Victorianhand cast beds from deep in the heart of Cornwall - beds that will last for generations. In Par, a small historic Cornish town close to St Austell, The Cornish Bed Co is one of the last foundries to hand cast iron beds using the traditional methods.
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We are proud of our reputation for making beautifully finished beds that are deed and built to last. The range includes beds in standard and bespoke sizes, together with daybeds, four posters and headboards.
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During this era hygiene was an important concern. Cast iron bedframes provided both a sterile and durable base, in place of traditional wooden frames.
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As with our vintage bedste Drew osborne dating, from the start of their production in the s until World War I, cast iron beds were handmade. The manufacturing process for Victorian bedframes in the 19th century used the same hand pouring and intricate polishing methods that the Cornish Bed Company employ today. Victorian bedframes were deed to be opulent and exquisite, decorated with floral des, curves and scrolls.
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The trend for a natural feel also influenced the colours of Victorian beds. Victorians favoured white and ivory beds, for their organic cast iron bedframes, and added brass details for an extra touch of opulence.
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However, the des had developed to suit the emerging Art Deco movement. Art Deco, inspired by cubist artists such as Picasso, influenced the geometric shapes within the Edwardian cast iron bedste. Our Stratford vintage bedframe below is inspired by the angular Art Deco trend. Bolder colours were also favoured, making Should i contact my ex boyfriend chrome and black bed a popular choice.
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The durability of these metal beds is clear to see, with many original Victorian beds still to be found in homes and antique shops to this day. By continuing Military singles websites keep these traditional techniques alive, we London hookup site to think our beds will become the antiques of the future. Based in Par near St Austell, The Cornish Bed Company is one of the last foundries to hand cast traditional iron, brass and nickel beds.
All beds are made with the cast knuckle fixings used on original Victorian beds, hand cast and poured using traditional gravity casting techniques.
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