Every sound sleep requires a good bed and behind a comfortable bed is a stunning headboard that elevates the bedroom’s aesthetic. Cast iron headboards and those made of similar materials such as wrought iron, steel, and metal exude a heightened level of detail. From ornate scroll works to floral motifs and grid lines, these types of headboards have a dramatic appeal that can’t be replicated. Here are our top choices for iron and metal headboards for a good night’s sleep!
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Shabby Chic Headboard
Featuring rounded edges and spindled rails, this cast iron headboard is available in four sizes and three distressed antique finishes. Each headboard set comes with a footboard and side rails.
The classic shabby-chic inspired appeal of this headboard perfectly fits farmhouse, traditional, rustic, and industrial-style interiors. This is a great option to use in furnishing guest rooms and kids’ bedrooms.
Ornate Victorian Headboard
Featuring ornate castings, stylized scrollwork, and ball finials on end posts, this Victorian metal headboard is such a delight to look at. Made of solid metal construction, it sports an antique brown finish and is compatible to queen-size beds.
Its French classical motifs will look great in traditional, cottage-style, and bohemian bedrooms. You can also adapt it to the style of your interior by spray-painting the frame. The manufacturer requires for it to be used with standard bolt-on headboard bed frames.
Elegant Antique Iron Headboard
Designed with stylized scrollwork detail, this antique wrought iron king headboard is constructed of durable metal in a rustic brown finish. The arched headboard is flanked with grand posts with finials on both ends and is available in two sizes.
A piece of captivating beauty, this will elevate the drama in traditional and manor-style bedrooms. Since the set only comes with a headboard, you can either mount it on your bed on its own or pair it with a footboard with the same aesthetic.
A Headboard Fit for a Royal
Sleep like royalty with these styles of antique metal headboards in queen size. This specific piece features eight posts with round finials and swirly floral motifs. Each set comes with a headboard and footboard in a rich antique gold finish.
A magnificent piece in a traditional bedroom, it is compatible with standard rails. The striking old-world finish will look better when placed against a white or rich-colored wall. Pair this item with luxurious beddings and pillows for that unforgettable journey to dreamland.
Industrial Style Iron Headboard
Iron headboards like this design give off a chic urban vibe. Made of iron tube frames in a matte black finish, this piece features an upholstered tufted headboard panel in gray polyester fabric. The item is offered in three sizes.
Get this piece if you want to bring an industrial touch to a modern, rustic, or farmhouse bedroom. It is highly recommended to install this piece directly to the wall, instead of the bed for better stability.
Vintage Upholstered Metal Headboard
This vintage metal headboard in queen size features an openwork design offered in two color finishes. The central panel is upholstered in cotton-blend fabric with nailhead trim details. It comes in two sizes and can be mounted on the bed frame.
Its romantic appeal will suit farmhouse, traditional, and transitional-style interiors. Since it is made of heavy, solid materials, it’s recommended to be assembled and mounted by at least two people.
Unique Headboard with Intricate Details
An industrial-style headboard with wrought iron and iron grid designs, this piece incorporates recyclable products and is constructed using handcrafted techniques. Available in four sizes, it is finished in oven-cured powder paint offered in five color selections.
This dramatic piece will bring a mysterious and romantic ambiance to your bedroom. Choose a metal color that contrasts with your wall to fully showcase the headboard’s theatrical qualities. You can install this on the wall or connect it to the bed.
Foundry Style Headboard
A vintage metal headboard with rustic industrial forms. It features an openwork design combining linear forms with rounded motifs and tapered curves. Constructed of metal in black sparkle finish, this piece is offered in five sizes and comes with a footboard.
Its casual character will surely have a home in transitional, traditional, rustic, industrial, and bohemian bedrooms. Since the width is a bit larger than standard bed dimensions, it’s best to install it against the wall for better aesthetics and stability.
Antique Headboard with a Delicate Vibe
Soft curves and scrollwork details are the main features of this antique wrought iron headboard. The height beautifully reveals the graceful design even when flanked with pillows in front. This item is available in dark gray finish compatible to queen-size beds.
A stunning piece for traditional bedrooms, you can also play with its classical form by pairing it with vibrant and patterned beddings and pillows to furnish an eclectic or bohemian interior. It’s also best to install it directly on the wall.
This full-size antique metal headboard is crafted with a stylish Gothic-style fretwork in ash metal finish. It features four stylized quatrefoil ornaments inside two geometric frames. With a height of 60”, the tall headboard adds a decorative charm to the bedroom.
This will add a dash of romance to traditional and transitional-style bedrooms and will also fit the character of bohemian and eclectic spaces. The set comes with mounting hardware but it’s best to use it with longer screws for better stability.
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The beautiful use of traditional craftsmanship of metal headrests, an interesting color with a slightly greenish, emerald finish and vintage style. This set of cat iron headboard and footboard will change your bed with a marble pattern.
Amazing framework of this bed makes it perfect for accentuating bedrooms with vintage flavor. It has premium iron construction, beautifully turned spindles and solid brass castings, so you don't have to worry about its durability.
Hartford Metal Headboard
It is a metal headboard that is a perfect addition to any bedroom. It has got a solid construction, contemporary design and it fits to any style and décor. It is a nicely finished and high quality product.
Openwork cast iron headboard - romantic lace design. Super chic, but light in weight, budget-friendly and pretty easy to install. Fancy scroll design, here: painted blue/ turquoise (gorgeous shade btw).
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One of the prettiest beds ever. Thanks to the use of wrought iron, a very plastic and formable material, the designer was able to create ornamental forms, visible in its headboard and footboard. A twin size proposition for glamour interiors.
This beautiful iron bed painted with an attractive red shade is a perfect combination of interesting design and beautiful decorative details. The whole works beautifully with the bright décor of the bedroom.
Coleman iron bed
It is a bed that brings the classic style into the bedroom. The construction is made of forged steel and aluminum castings, so it is solid, durable and resistant to overload. It is available with antique-bronze or white finish.
Layering shades of grey in this room, is a very interesting idea. The light gray trunk, can be used as a bench. the cast iron headboard makes this bed classic, but with the industrial touch.
Tribecca home giselle black graceful lines victorian iron metal bed
This piece of furniture can bring the retro style into the bedroom. It is a high quality product that is supported on metal rails. It is large enough to accommodate two adult users and to provide the best conditions for sleep.
An antique (1850's) set of iron with a black finish for large beds. Both a headboard and a lesser footboard have legs with bulbs, triple arched tops, bottom vertical rods, floral carvings, heart-like scrolls with golden tone steeples inside.
Iron Headboard and Footboard with Scroll Details for Queen Bed Frame
This beautiful bed pairs the appeal of an antique with durable construction that's built to last. With its elegant accent details, metal castings and hammered finish, it will bring vintage style to any room. Includes headboard and footboard. Bed requir
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Victorian queen size, ornate cast iron headboard, heavy, solid, grey, blue,
Trying to refresh and decorate your bedroom? Use the headboard, which is made of cast iron and Victorian design. It looks heavy, but it will be suitable with classic bed and nightstand.
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Bringing in a subtle, feminine touch to the room, this cast iron headboard enchants with its gentle curves and volutes. Wheeled frame will provide functionality, allowing to move the object easily around the space.
Clayton Metal Headboard
It is a twin upholstered headboard that is a perfect addition to any bedroom. This headword adds beauty and style to your bedroom. You will be impressed how fantastic and high quality this product is.
With the stunning, scrolled finish of the frame and the cast iron structure this bed will prove to work wonders for any interior with the vintage styled decor and will enable comfortable sleep for anyone.
A comfortable piece for contemporary bedrooms, which is going to improve your queen size bed. The headboard is characterized by a durable design, made of cast iron with nice metalwork and premium powder coating.