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Set Of 2 Vintage Cast Iron Key Andirons

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Set Of 2 Vintage Cast Iron Key Andirons
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The key to great décor is displaying unique yet functional items. Inspired by classically beautiful Victorian keys, this set of two Andirons is designed to resemble vintage keys and will add elegance and visual appeal to your fireplace and hearth, all the while keeping you and your family safe by securing burning logs in place. Cast iron construction is finished in black paint.

• Set of two vintage key andirons
• Cast iron construction with black painted finish
• Inspired by Victorian keys designs
• Adds elegance, visual appeal and safety to fireplace

Size
10"L x 7"W x 17"H
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We had to do a little work to make the andirons fit with our fireplace. Once we did they work great and look even better.

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The Olla: A Brief History

Olla (Spanish, pronounced “oh-ya”) jars have been around since ancient times. Made of unglazed ceramic, ollas traditionally have short, narrow necks with wider bodies, and are made in a variety of shapes. They have been used for thousands of years for cooking, storage, and plant irrigation.


When used to irrigate plants, an olla is buried neck-deep in the ground near a plant’s roots, with the opening of the olla extended above the soil so that it can be filled with water periodically. The porous walls of the unglazed pottery allow the water to seep through gradually, constantly and consistently hydrating the plants without overwatering them – and without wasting precious water to evaporation or runoff.


The use of ollas for irrigation was introduced to the American Southwest by Spanish conquistadors during Colonial times, becoming very common among Native American tribes and Hispanic settlers. Though the technique gave way to more modern methods of irrigation some time ago, its superior efficiency, coupled with its simplicity, has caused it to make a comeback. Though the technique has changed little since its introduction, today’s ollas are usually capped off, making them even more water-efficient.


Perfect for home gardens, Ollas are a super-easy, eco-friendly, less time-consuming way to water annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and plants of all kinds in dry, sandy soil, very hot or drought-prone areas, raised beds, and even pots, planters and hanging baskets. Fill the olla before you leave on a short vacation to enjoy worry-free watering – and a smaller water bill!

How it Works:


Water is pulled directly through the terra-cotta!


Read more about Ollas on our blog.

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