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Black Curtain Rod Options

There are many different black curtain rod options available to choose from depending on your needs and taste. You can find modern black curtain rods as well as more traditional designs. Black curtain rod brackets also come in a variety of styles to complement the look of your window treatments.

When shopping for black curtain rods, it is important to keep the following in mind:

  • The weight of your curtains - heavier curtains will require sturdier rods.
  • The width of your window - wider windows will need wider rods.
  • The style of your room - choose a rod that compliments the overall design scheme.

If you need help finding the perfect black curtain rods for your home, contact Drapery Rods Direct today! Our experts would be happy to assist you in choosing the right products for your needs.

Getting Started: Let’s Choose the Material

The best place to start when shopping for black curtain rods is to decide what curtain rod material you want. Though similar colors are available, you get a different ambiance depending on the material you choose. After a specific material is selected, you can choose other more decorative curtain rod hardware, like finials to make more of a statement.

 

Black Wrought Iron Curtain Rods

black wrought iron curtain rods

Iron curtain rods, especially wrought iron, are great for creating a strong and bold design aesthetic. The material itself is durable and can hold heavier draperies better than other curtain rod materials. Specifically in the Kirsch Wrought Iron Collection, you can find a variety of styles and colors including a black cage curtain rod. (For this look, shop the Kirsch Wrought Iron Bird Cage Finial).

Whether you’re looking for a simple black iron curtain rod or a black and gold curtain rod, Kirsch 1-inch black curtain rods have numerous potential. With a smooth wrought iron texture, you can choose black or iron gold (black with gold accents). Additionally, you’ll have the choice between a rod of six feet or seven feet nine inches, and can make it longer by connecting two rods with an internal splice.

 

Black Metal Curtain Rods

black metal curtain rods

If wrought iron is not quite your style, you can achieve a similar look with designer metal curtain rods. Of course, it depends on the brand, but often these curtain rods provide a sleek and modern look. Black metal curtain rods are easy to match with other metal accessories in the home, but make sure you buy black metal curtain rod brackets from the same designer and collection to ensure your colors match.

Have unique windows? The Kirsch Designer Metals Collection features a variety of curtain rod hardware to create long black curtain rods, black ceiling mount curtain rods, black double curtain rods, black bay window curtain rods, and more. These applications can often be attained by using specific curtain rod brackets or joining two rods together with an internal splice or swivel socket for corner rods.

 

Black Wood Curtain Rods

black wood curtain rods

Another option that’s quite popular is black wood curtain rods. Wood curtain rods offer an elegant yet charming feel. This material is usually more affordable than metal rods and hardware, and you often have a choice between sizes, such as a 1 ⅜” diameter rod that works well for standard 8-foot ceilings or a 2” diameter rod that is a little more sturdy and better for ceilings over 8 feet.

Additional black curtain rod options you’ll find in online retailers’ wooden collections include the choice of a smooth or fluted rod, rod lengths varying from four feet to twelve feet, as well as different shades of black. The Kirsch Wood Trends Collection, for example, has black, dark chocolate, and coffee, all of which may match your “black” furniture. Choose finials of the same color to create a consistent look.

*Note: You will find an unfinished color option in the Kirsch Wood Trends Collections that you can paint the specific shade of black you desire.

 

Shop Black Curtain Rods & Finials

If you can’t find a black curtain rod set online, you’ll have to purchase a rod, finials, brackets, rings, and other hardware separately. Fortunately, there are black finials for curtain rods available in a variety of styles, whether modern, farmhouse or simple.

We recommend shopping for Kirsch drapery rods and hardware. With more than 100 years of industry experience, this brand has been designing curtain rods for a very long time! Below we list a few of their most popular finials, all of which are available in black. You’ll find matching black curtain rod brackets and rings on each of the collection’s category pages. It’s critical to buy all your black curtain rod hardware together from the same manufacturer and specific collection to ensure all parts fit together and the colors match.

 

Modern Black Curtain Rods

To create a modern black curtain rod, we recommend the Kirsch Designer Metals Collection. The smooth and glossy texture in these pieces will match the other dark shiny metals in your home. In addition to the black curtain rod finials below, you’ll find another 15 finials/endcaps to choose from ranging in simplicity and sophistication. Whether your ‘modern’ look is extravagant or neutral, these pieces won’t disappoint.

 

black pandora finial Kirsch Designer Metals Pandora Finial
One of the most popular designs from the Kirsch Designer Metals Collection is the Pandora Finial. This black ball finial for curtain rods elegantly combines simple and sleek ideas to make a true designer look. Intricate grooves at the base add sophistication to the design. 
 black artemis finial Kirsch Designer Metals Artemis Finial
Another popular black curtain rod finial in the Kirsch Designer Metals collection is the Artemis Finial. It features many raised oval grooves along the finial’s circumference. Additional accents are added throughout the finial to create a more elegant and fashionable look.

 

Black Farmhouse Curtain Rods

If your home’s style incorporates more farmhouse-type trends, you can create a black farmhouse curtain rod with the Kirsch Wrought Iron Collection. This collection was designed specifically to blend old-world influences with modern touches for those wishing to explore a strong and bold design. Along with the finials below, when shopping Kirsch Wrought Iron, you’ll also find finial options to create a distressed black curtain rod.

wrought iron finial Kirsch Wrought Iron Petite Faucet Finial
A small, cube-like finial, the Kirsch Wrought Iron Petite Faucet Finial is exceptionally well-crafted and will compliment almost any decor. The finial is simple with a textured surface, giving modern farmhouse vibes, perfect for creating a comfortable and welcoming space in your home.

 

Simple Black Curtain Rods

Maybe you’re just looking for simple black curtain rods. There are many options for those in the Kirsch Wood Trends Collection. Available in two curtain rod diameter sizes: 1 ⅜” and 2”, you’ll find over ten finials and end caps to choose from. Simple yet charming, these curtain rods are the perfect choice if your home uses dark wooden dressers, tables, nightstands, chairs, and other furniture. Additionally, they’ll match a variety of draperies.

sherwood black finial Kirsch Wood Trends Sherwood Finial
This black wooden curtain rod finial features a smooth, painted surface with grooves at the base and a round cone-shaped body with a pointed accent at the end. With just the right amount of details, the Kirsch Wood Trends Sherwood Finial is attractive without being overpowering.

 

What Other Black Curtain Rods are in Style?

Sometimes when you have odd-shaped or unique windows, it can be difficult to find curtain rods that look good and actually work. That’s why Kirsch has designed a variety of decorative curtain rod accessories. With the right curtain rod hardware, you can create a black curtain rod for any type of window. Below we discuss some of the other popular types of black curtain rods in more detail.

 

Long Black Curtain Rods

Depending on the type of curtain rod you choose (wood, metal, wrought iron) you can usually find rods to fit standard windows up to 15 feet wide with a 180 inch black curtain rod. The Kirsch Designer Metals Stationary Pole is available in a variety of sizes and the longest one can be adjusted between your choice of 120” and 180”. If you need an extra long black curtain rod, all you have to do is purchase two (or more) curtain rods and join them together with either a wood pole connector screw for wooden rods or an internal rod splice for metal and wrought iron curtain rods. You’ll need to add additional supporting brackets where the rods join.

 

Black Ceiling Mount Curtain Rods

black ceiling brackets

For tall windows where there is not enough room to mount your brackets on the wall above the window, you should use ceiling mount curtain rods. Black ceiling mount curtain rod applications are easy to assemble. Essentially the only difference between a standard setup is using ceiling mount brackets instead of wall mount brackets. Kirsch offers the following ceiling mount brackets that can be purchased in black:

 

Black Double Curtain Rods

wrought iron double ceiling brackets

Black double curtain rods are a beautiful way to create a layered effect and add depth to your windows. With spaces for two rods, double brackets are the key component to a double curtain rod setup. These are available in the Kirsch Designer Metals and Wrought Iron Collections. As far as draperies, use a lightweight or see-through fabric on the rod closest to the window and a heavier more decorative fabric for the outside rod. If you’re looking for black double curtain rods, browse some of these bracket options:


Black Bay Window Curtain Rods

black swivel socket

For many, bay windows or other types of corner windows pose a challenge when it comes to drapery hardware. However, with the right products, tools, and knowledge, you can have a beautiful bay window curtain rod in just a couple of hours. The key component for this type of application is called a swivel socket. These items connect two curtain rods together and rotate from flat to 90 degrees, giving you the specific degree/bend you need for your windows. You can create black bay window curtain rods with Kirsch Wood Trends, Designer Metals, and Wrought Iron Collections. Learn more about these swivel sockets below:

 

Black French Door Curtain Rods

You can also use decorative drapery hardware to enhance your french door’s appearance. However, making sure your doors can still open and close properly without your drapes interfering can be a little tricky. Consider buying matching black curtain holdbacks with your black french door curtain rods to keep your draperies out of the way when the doors are open. No matter what type of french door curtain rods you are interested in, you can trust Kirsch to have the products you need.

 

Find the Perfect Black Curtain Rod

best black curtain rods

Have questions about which black curtain rods would look best with your windows? Contact the friendly staff at Drapery Rods Direct. With years of industry experience and product knowledge, we can answer all of your questions and provide insights into what style or color may look best based on the draperies you have already chosen or plan to choose. We can be reached 9 am-5 pm eastern time Monday through Friday at (800) 251-5009 or by email at customerservice@draperyrodsdirect.com

We look forward to helping you find the perfect black curtain rod.