ISSUE 44  |  Miss Havisham

5 Favorites: Bewitching Brooms

October 30, 2012 7:30 PM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

Elevate domestic duties with a natural (and naturally good-looking) broom: here are five you'll want to own.

Above: The Laundress Horsehair Broom is handmade in Germany; $60 from Amazon.

Above: Andrée Jardin has been making bespoke brooms in Brittany for more than 80 years. The handcrafted Traditional Soie Noire Brush is made of varnished French beech and horsehair and is €51 directly from Andree Jardin.

Above: Sassafras Handled Broom; $148 from Terrain.

Above: Made by local craftspeople in the UK, the Broom & Hook are sold as a set: the broom has a walnut handle and hog bristles, with a powder-coated steel hook; £125 from Turner & Harper.

Above: Handmade in the US, this broom has a handle made from a twisted vine with broom corn fiber dyed black. The one of a kind Hearth Broom is available from Brooms By Henry for $40.

Above: The Black Heavy Sweep Broom Head (broom stick sold separately) from Ace Hardware; $7.49.

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