Virginia Metalcrafters fireplace tool set. Minima by Nancy Ruben for Virginia Metalcrafters. Designed by Bennington (VT) Bronze by Nancy Ruben and made by Virginia Metalcrafters in Waynesboro, Virginia. Solid sand cast brass with nickel plating.
Virginia metalcrafters are known for the beautiful and high quality metal works. Made between 1985 and 1986, their metal crafts are sought after by investors and collectors. This set includes the following items. 1 - Stand - 30 1/2" tall, base is 8 3/4" by 9 &. 1 - Shovel - 28" long, 3 3/4" wide &.1 - Poker - 28" long, 2 1/4" wide &. 1 - Set of Tongs - 27 1/2" long, 3" wide &.
1 - Broom - 27" long, 4" wide. The set weight is over 20 lbs. Regarding condition - this is a pre-owned, vintage item that has been used.It is still very strong, sturdy and quite beautiful. However, up close, you will see surface scratches, some shine loss on the finish and some spotting on the base. Please see photos for details and message us should you have questions.