For a quick and easy way to shop for drapery hardware, you can try a pre-packaged curtain rod set. Packaged sets include everything you need to hang your draperies. Poles, finials and brackets are always included. And, many packaged sets have color coordinating rings available.
Several options include glass style finials in clear, blue and yellow. Other options feature more ornate finial designs finished in black and gold. For a classy simple treatment, take a look at the end cap sets. These sets are perfect if you don't have enough room for a large finial.
Adjustable curtain rods are included with most pre-packaged sets. This style of rod is very convenient because you can resize the width at home to get a perfect fit. Keep in mind that telescoping poles are not nearly as strong and durable as their solid counterparts. For spans over four feet, make certain that you use the included center support bracket. Without it, you rod may bow or sag under the weight of your drapery. If your drapes are lined or interlined, or if you'll be opening and closing them frequently, you may want to consider a traditional solid rod style treatment instead.
You can browse our companion section of Complete Rod Sets to find non-adjustable drapery hardware options in wood, metal and wrought iron styles.