Small Hearth Broom

Marlow Gates

$41.50

3 in stock

Description

Small hearth broom entirely handmade in the old Appalachian mountain style by second generation broommakers, Marlow and Diana Gates.  The handles are chosen with care, using only trees or saplings condemned by progress or ready for beneficial pruning. The sweep, made from the tassel of the broom corn plant, is securely tied and spread to give maximum use and years of enjoyment.

  • Made of maple, found along Early’s Mountain Road in Big Sandy Mush, NC
  • Approximately 29″long x 8″wide
  • When the broom wears out, the handle may be returned to the broomaker, and the sweep will be replaced for a nominal fee
  • Made in NC