Planet Earth on Fire Pit

This hand made fire pit is not only a wonderful source of heat, but also an outstanding work of art. The Third Rock Outdoor Fire Pit is made of made from a quarter inch thick carbon steel and has an iron oxide finish. The size of the fire pit is about 42 inches tall with a 36 inch diameter. Rick Wittrig, the designer, has brought out the hidden fiery inner core of the earth with this piece. This simple yet powerful work makes the idea of setting the world on fire not so bad in this case. The fire pit looks gorgeous and keeps you warm, achieving a perfect balance as functional art.







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