Now that we're heading into winter, our thoughts naturally turn to those cozy nights spent in front of a crackling flame. We've got our s'mores kit, poker, shovel, and brush, but no fireplace tool set is complete without a pair of fireplace andirons. And although these clever pieces of decor — that allow the air to circulate, and the fire to grow — have been around since Medieval times, andirons are having a chic resurgence thanks to modern designs, sleek finishes, and perhaps the Starz series Outlander. (You can read their whole history here.) In honor of this traditional throwback, here are eight of our faves that will warm your heart and your home, too.
Who says your fireplace can't go glam? These fireplace andirons showcase shimmering hand-cut bronze with blackened iron and steel, which will surely catch an eye or two.