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Contemporary Fireplace Tool Set

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Contemporary Fireplace Tool Set
$249.95
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Description
For those wanting to bring a more updated look to the hearth, our Contemporary Fireplace Tool Set is as beautiful as it is functional. Brushed steel or burnished bronze handled tools are suspended over a minimalist stand finished in matte black for a sleek, understated look.

• Fireplace tool set
• Contemporary design
• Includes tongs, poker, shovel and broom
• Black matte finish

Available Colors
Black with brushed steel handles
Black with bronze handles

Size
32" x 14" x 7"

Shipping
Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
Reviews
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5.0 (based on 1 customer reviews)

By Reed
FromBoston, MA
Product Very Beautiful
Comments about Product:
While the product is wonderful, the turnaround time from order to arrival at my home took almost 4 weeks. One wonders if the product is built to order or the distributor is incredibly slow to get their oreder filled.

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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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