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Tongs Bronze


A patinated bronze handmade pair of tongs made for holding incense burning coals while you light them.  

The color of the metal bronze recalls the warmth of sun, bringing a warm and earthy touch to your practice. 

They measure 5.25 inches long, and 1.75 inches wide.

They will warm up as you hold the hot coal near a flame, and if you feel they are getting too hot just put the coal down and give the tongs a chance to cool off a little.

note: This piece may tarnish over time or contact with interesting materials, and you may wish to polish it with a non-toxic metal polishing solution. If you are using them to light coals, they will develop a thick black soot on the tips, which can be cleaned with denatured alcohol or similar cleaning agent, and abrasive scrubbers. 

caution: not considered food safe

Handcrafted in a Nicasio, California studio.