Canopy BedsElegant and dramatic, a canopy bedCanopy bed - Traditionally, a bed with a fabric roof over it. Originally a symbol of rank and privilege, today the canopy may be a wrought iron or a wood frame with stretchers between the posters, with or without the fabric draperies.
close box instantly brings an air of romance to your bedroom. Our exclusive canopy bed designs are made individually with traditional bed making techniques. We use hand forgedForging - The art and process of heating iron to high temperatures for working by hammering, bending or shaping while in a malleable state. Techniques of craft used by blacksmiths.
close box iron, solid, poured on frame castingsCastings - Simple or decorative components produced by the process of pouring molten metals such as brass or iron into molds. Generally joins framework members and plays a definitive role in strength and overall decorative design.
close box and pure brassBrass - Brass is any alloy of copper and zinc. The proportions of zinc and copper can be altered to create a range of brasses, each of which has unique properties suited to a particular environment and aesthetic use. (see "cartridge brass" in the glossary for the alloy used on our beds )
close box to make our canopies the most attractive, sturdy and refined canopy beds available today. All decorative elements and the overall height on each bed are properly proportionedProportion - Agreeable or harmonious relation of parts within a whole; balance or symmetry.
close box for attractiveness rather than simply adding a canopy to an existing bed style. Our canopy beds, whether in ironIron - Iron is a lustrous, silvery soft metal. It is ductile, malleable and durable and used in its carbon-containing forms for making furniture and other goods. Forms of iron vary according to compositions and process of making. Forms include pig iron, wrought iron, cast iron, carbon steel and other alloys.
close box, brass or a combination of both are built with the Charles P. Rogers commitment to exacting detail, straightforward assembly and a beautiful finish for a lifetime of your enjoyment and service.
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Canopy Bed Styles On Sale:
Wrought Iron Canopy Beds
Our hand forgedForging - The art and process of heating iron to high temperatures for working by hammering, bending or shaping while in a malleable state. Techniques of craft used by blacksmiths.
close box canopy beds are made from solid iron barIron bar - Rolled form of solid iron available in various lengths and thickness. Transformed through the forging process into bed components. (see "iron" in glossary)
close box heated and after pulling hot from the fire, hammered into decorative designs. All castingsCastings - Simple or decorative components produced by the process of pouring molten metals such as brass or iron into molds. Generally joins framework members and plays a definitive role in strength and overall decorative design.
close box are unique to our extensive archive and are cast directly on the frame for strength and a precisely detailed surface. Finishes are put on in by hand in multiple layers for a soft and warm glow unamatched by simple paint. Canopies fasten together securely and all of our canopy beds have our solid steel inner frame system to provide years of durability and support.
Brass Canopy Beds
Nothing makes such a dramatic statement as a brass canopy bed. Brass canopy beds made by Charles P. Rogers are built entirely from pure, thick-walled brass tubingBrass tubing - Hollow, pure brass tubes available in various gauges and diameters used for making our beds. Can be bent to create arcs and curves. Should not be confused with inferior imitations such as pot metal, painted tubing or tubing covered with a thin layer of pure brass which will wear through with use.
close box made in the U.S. or imported from Germany or Japan. We have developed many proprietaryProprietary - A method, item or process that is used, produced, or marketed under exclusive legal right of the inventor or maker.
close box methods for assembling and fastening brass canopy beds over our history giving our beds a sturdiness second to none. Our brass castingsBrass castings - Molten brass which has solidified after molding to desired decorative shape or design. Substantially heavier than cheaper casting materials.
close box are made by pouring moltenMolten - Metals such as brass, steel or aluminum when heated to a liquid state. Used in the casting process to pour into molds until cooled and solidified into the desired form.
close box brass into sand moldsMold - A hollow form for giving a particular shape to a material in a molten state. Upon cooling the mold is removed allowing the material to retain the desired shape. Mold making materials vary; sand, wax, plastics, aluminum and other metals are all mediums used to make molds depending on need and quality requirements.
close box made from hand carved wood patterns. They have a beautifully detailed surface and finish. All canopy beds are hand assembled and carefully polished. Our brass finishes actually convert the surface of the brass rather than just a thin, applied coat. A full solid steel perimeter frame insures that your brass canopy bed will provide you proper support and service over the lifetime of the bed.
Canopy Beds with Open Foot
A great modern lifestyle option on many of our brass and iron canopy beds is the low or open foot boardFootboard - Panel or structure situated at the foot of a bed frame onto which side rails are fastened to join with the headboard.
close box. These more open canopy beds provide the same sophisticated traditional and contemporary styles, yet allow a more open feeling to the bed especially if put in a smaller room.
Modern Style Canopy Beds
Along with our open foot options, many of our iron canopy beds are updated classic styles, proportioned for modern mattress sizes in clean spare designs. Contemporary canopy beds tend to utilize less castings and ornamental details but are stylized to have maximum visual impact based on proportionProportion - Agreeable or harmonious relation of parts within a whole; balance or symmetry.
close box and balance. As with all our canopy beds, the inner steel frame system provides comfort, support and strength.
Wood Canopy Beds
We will be offering a new collection of wood canopy beds in the near future (Summer 2012) crafted in solid Mahogany. Turned post and contemporary wood canopy beds will be offered.
Canopy Bed Linens
Our 400 thread count sheets sets and duvet covers & shams are the perfect solution to dressing your Charles P. Rogers canopy bed. Our bedding ensembles are specially priced packages that are an easy solution that give you a complete look whether you like solid colors, stripes, embroidered or floral patterns. We offer both 100% cotton bedding and 100% European bedding that is machine washable and extremely durable and soft. [ collapse ]
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