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Unveiling Elegance: Luxury Bathtubs

Updated: Nov 4, 2023

In the realm of home luxuries, few experiences can rival the soothing embrace of a lavish, well-crafted bathtub. Brands like Penhaglion, Catchpole & Rye, and NK Woodworking have mastered the art of creating exquisite, high-end bathtubs that redefine relaxation and opulence. In this blog, we'll explore the world of luxury bathtubs and spotlight these three exceptional manufacturers. We have chosen three out of many, but this gives a glimpse of what most would simply find unimaginable outside of a luxury setting. So, here we go!

Penhaglion: A Symphony of Elegance and Artistry

Based in the St. Petersburg, Florida, Penhaglion is renowned for its meticulous craftsmanship and unwavering commitment to merging elegance with artistic brilliance. Let's delve into what makes Penhaglion stand out:

A Glastonbury Cast Iron copper exterior tub
'The Glastonbury' 73" Cast Iron French Bateau Tub


Penhaglion's bathtubs are meticulously handcrafted from premium materials like cast iron, copper, and composite stone. These materials ensure durability and contribute to the bathtubs' timeless appeal.

Design Excellence:

The design portfolio at Penhaglion spans the spectrum from classic roll-top tubs with ornate feet to modern, minimalist silhouettes. A standout piece is the Glastonbury French Bateau tub shown above, evoking the allure of a bygone era.


Penhaglion recognizes that individuality is key in luxury. Penhaglion offers cast iron tubs with a twist. The twist is a process first patented in 1880, is molten metal bonded to the exterior of the casting. This proprietary process allows us to maintain the original markings seen in every casting and highlighting these beautiful, vibrant surfaces with highly polished metals such as copper, brass and lead-free pewter or unpolished stainless steel.

And a unique "any color desired" enameled cast iron tub (shown below)

rounds out their many models. The exterior will match any color ordered.

A Penhaglion Selkirk "Any Color" cast iron bathtub.
Penhaglion's Selkirk "Any Color" Cast Iron Tub

Penhaglion's website: out their complete line...We have just touched the surface.

Catchpole & Rye: A Heritage of Luxury

Originating from Kent, England, Catchpole & Rye is a brand steeped in the heritage of luxury. Their bathtubs are not just fixtures; they're regal statements that redefine opulence.

Copper Bathtubs:

Catchpole & Rye's copper bathtubs are celebrated for their impeccable craftsmanship. Fashioned from high-quality copper, these baths develop a stunning patina over time, infusing warmth and character into your bathroom.

Timeless Elegance:

If you appreciate the enduring charm of traditional designs, their luxury copper baths unite classic architecture with contemporary design. The bateau collection is reminiscent of a time when we would bathe by a fire. Today, this style is coveted by many for its simplistic look, unrivaled comfort – and its ability to completely transform a room. The Nickel Bateau is pictured below.

A Catchpole & Rye specialty Nickel bathtub.
Catchpole & Rye Nickel Bathtub

Bring a touch of French elegance to your bathroom with the Le Bain. This exquisite 100% cast iron bath, made to your personal requirements in the heart of Kent, England. Every bath is impeccably finished, with a sumptuous enamel interior for the most relaxing soak ever.

A Catchpole & Rye Le Bain specialty cast iron bathtub.
Catchpole & Rye Le Bain Cast Iron Tub

Check all of their products out here:

NK Woodworking: Artistry Meets Craftsmanship

Crossing the Atlantic over to Seattle, Washington, NK Woodworking is renowned for its innovative fusion of artistry and craftsmanship in the creation of luxury wooden bathtubs amongst multiple other magnificent wood specialty projects.

Exquisite Woodwork:

NK Woodworking specializes in crafting wooden bathtubs that are truly one-of-a-kind. Their skilled artisans meticulously shape and finish wood to create bathtubs that are both functional and works of art.

Unique Designs:

NK Woodworking's bathtubs feature unconventional, sculptural designs that push the boundaries of bathtub aesthetics. Each piece is a testament to the brand's dedication to innovation.

Custom Creations:

The brand thrives on creating bespoke bathtubs tailored to individual preferences. Clients can collaborate with NK Woodworking to design a tub that perfectly complements their bathroom and style.


Luxury bathtubs from Penhaglion, Catchpole & Rye, and NK Woodworking are more than mere bathroom fixtures; they are exquisite pieces of art that transform your bathing experience into a journey of opulence and relaxation. Whether you favor the classic elegance of Penhaglion, the heritage luxury of Catchpole & Rye, or the artistic craftsmanship of NK Woodworking, these brands offer something truly exceptional. Investing in a luxury bathtub from one of these manufacturers is an investment in the ultimate bathing experience and a testament to your appreciation of the finer things in life. So, indulge yourself and elevate your bathing ritual with the unparalleled elegance of these exquisite bathtubs.

If you are still interested, check out many more below including a solid gold bathtub and multiple other bathtub manufacturers around the globe. These are a list selected from many others should you venture to look.

*10 Most Expensive and Luxury Bathtubs...

*Top 5: Best Luxury Bathtubs to Enjoy Spa At Home In 2023

*35 Super Epic Wooden Bathtub Design Ideas To Consider


Victoria + Albert

Ove Decors

Devon & Devon

La Cava

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