Asked by: Fredeswinda Wittgen
asked in category: General Last Updated: 10th April, 2020

What can you do with finials?

Decorative finials can turn a console, dining table or fireplace mantel into unique and beautiful features. They can elevate stairways, garden posts, as cabinet feet, bookends and of course, curtain rods by providing architectural detail.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what are finials used for?

While the purpose of finials on bed posts is mostly decorative, they serve a purpose on curtain rods, providing a way to keep a curtain from slipping off the end of a straight rod. Curtain rod finials can be seen to act much like a barometer of public taste.

Also Know, what is a Christmas tree topper called? A tree-topper or treetopper is a decorative ornament placed on the top (or "crown") of a Christmas tree. Following World War II, various symbols of Christmastide, such as Santa Claus, were introduced as electrified tree-toppers.

In this manner, are curtain rod finials interchangeable?

The best part is that the finials are removable/replaceable, so you can change them on a whim, and in a jiffy. You'll need: -3/32" (or even slightly smaller) diameter metal tubing (comes in brass, aluminum, and copper).

What are the ends of curtain rods called?

The decorative piece that attaches to the end of a curtain rod or drapery pole is called a finial.

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