Curved Double Bittersweet BroomMarlow Gates
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Handmade double broom with a one-of-a-kind twisted handle made of bittersweet from the Blue Ridge Mountains. This broom is meant to be used. When the broom wears out, the handle may be returned to the broomaker, and the sweep will be replaced for a nominal fee.
- 49″long x 14″wide x 3″deep
- Made in NC
Curved 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.