Do finials fit all rods?
As long as you buy finials from the same manufacturer’s collection, you should be able to keep the same rod and buy new finials of the same size/color in the future. However, it’s best to buy all brand new drapery hardware each time to be safe.
Can you change finials on curtain rods?
Are curtain rod finials interchangeable? Absolutely. If you feel like changing things up, finials are easily removable.
What can I use instead of a finial?
You can repurpose cabinet knobs as curtain finials. Feel free to reuse old knobs that you tucked away, or find unique pieces at a home goods store or thrift shop. Pro-tip: Use doorknobs to cap larger diameter curtain rods. Use cabinet knobs for curtains rods with a smaller diameter.
Are finials a standard size?
Finial sizes vary greatly. A finial can have a length as small as 1.5 inches or as long as 9 inches.
What can I do with old finials?
Add finials to furniture pieces to create custom furnishings. Large finials work as legs for a table. Place a glass tabletop across four matching finials and add felt to your finial feet to protect the floor. Make a coffee, dining or outdoor table in minutes.
How far should finial stick out?
As a general rule, drapes will be open during the day, so make sure the curtain rod extends at least four inches on each side of the window’s inside frame. To create the illusion of a wider window, extend the rod up to 10 inches beyond the window’s frame.
What is the decorative end of a curtain rod called?
Finials are the decorative end pieces that fit into the ends of the drapery rod to give it a finished, ornamental look. Finials are available in many styles and finishes to coordinate with the style of your room.
What can u use instead of a curtain rod?
Pipe Rods. This one is a pretty common alternative. Many people turn to copper pipes when they need a substitute curtain rod. Copper pipes have a unique look about them which is what draws many folks toward it, but you can use any style of or look of pipe.
How do I know what size finial I need?
Most lamp finials have a ¼-27 thread and screw onto a lamp harp. Some lamps do require a finial with a larger hole. This is usually a 1/8-ip thread and measures approximately 3/8″ in diameter. The finials on this site will specify which fitter the item has.
How do you pick finials?
When choosing the best curtain finials, look at the color, material and shape. These elements should coordinate not only with your curtains and window wall, but the whole room. Much like the way kitchen cabinet door hardware can make a great style difference, the same is often true for curtain finials.
How do I choose a double curtain rod?
Double curtain rods are the best way to create a layered effect, giving a distinct and put-together look. Select a thin, lightweight curtain to go against the window and a more heavier material to be placed at the front. Once you have selected your curtains, you can start shopping for double curtain rods and hardware.
What style house has finials?
Finials are decorative elements in a variety of American domestic architectural styles, including French colonial, Georgian, Victorian, and Romanesque Revival.