Surprisingly difficult to source: fireplace tools. Here’s a roundup of good choices for the well-appointed hearth.
Above: LA design outfit Commune’s Fireplace Tools are made of steel with a bronze oiled finish; the set of five is $2,250 at Commune.
Above: The Modernist Tool Set at Rejuvenation is a set of iron tools with leather wrapped handles; $199.
Above: Designed by Arik Levy, the Fire Tools Set is made of cast-aluminum with a bucket for storage (that can also fit a few fire logs along with the tools); $305 at Luminaire.
Above: Crate & Barrel’s Fireplace Tools are available in black or pewter-finished iron; $169.
Above: The 5-Piece Fireplace Tool Set is made of wrought iron; $72.99 at All Modern.
Above: From Italian blacksmith Angelo Garro, the Firetools are available through Renaissance Forge. Contact for pricing and ordering information.
Above: Rejuvenation’s Triangle Tool Set is handmade in the US using traditional French methods; $299.
Above: You can find antique sets on 1st Dibs such as this Pilgrim 1950s Modernist Wrought Iron Fire Place Tool Set; $1,400.
Above: For the modern hearth, Peter Maly’s Fireside Tools with Floor Stand for German company Conmoto are made of high-grade stainless steel with leather handles and are $1,950 at Ameico. Also available is the Wall-Mounted Fireside Tool Set for $1,550 at Ameico.
Above: The Ferro & Fuoco Wall-Mounted Fireplace Tools is a set of three hand-forged tools made from recycled railroad ties; $540 at All Modern.
Above: The Woodland Fireplace Tool Set is made of hand-forged natural iron; $149.95 at Plow Hearth.
Above: The Handforged Amish Fireplace Tools are $295 at Plow Hearth.
Above: The Black Iron Tools from Pilgrim Hearth are sold individually: the matte black brush, poker, shovel, and tong. Contact Pilgrim Hearth for pricing and information.
Above: West Elm’s Rings Fireplace Tools is a five-piece set in solid iron; $129.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on December 26, 2011.
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