July 08, 2009
Wrought iron furniture is furniture made by bending, shaping, and welding wrought iron. It has a long history, dating back to Roman times (source: wikipedia)
There is almost no French country home or Tuscan farm house without an iron bed.
I do like their romantic charm !
Other popular iron wrought furniture and accessories are chairs, tables, shelves, lamps and coat racks. Here a small selection:
Wrought iron work is predestinated for outdoor use of course. I like iron chairs in gardens, so often seen in French parks with white or green finish. And not to forget the beautiful pergolas by Unopiu which offer us shade in hot summers:
1) shootfactory (UK)
2), 3) Caporali (Italy)
4) shootfactory (UK)
8), 9) unknown
11), 12), 13) Unopiu
Enzo Caporali, Santa Mama, 110 Arezzo Italia +39 0575 487033