Copper Hand Trowel
This general-purpose hand castor trowel is handcrafted by Austrian coppersmiths, who forge each heirloom-quality tool from tin bronze - a hardwearing, rust resistant copper alloy that contains 94% copper. The curved, pointed blade is honed to a sharp edge that slides into soil with ease. As it contacts soil, the blade deposits minute amounts of copper that promote water absorption and help to repel slugs and snails. Crafted for enduring quality, with honed edges that retain their sharpness. Blade is hand forged to premium hardness, then polished to a high shine and left unsealed. Long-lasting sharp edges. Rust-resistant metal ages naturally to an attractive bronze patina. Turned solid beech handle is finished with linseed oil. Handle can be personalized. Copper and brass fittings. As with any handcrafted item, subtle imperfections, textures and irregularities are to be expected, and are part of the unique beauty of each piece. 3 1/4" wide, 12" long; 8 oz. Made in Austria and Hungary.