Vintage Elements found these antique bricks in Europe by scouring through myriads of salvage lots and as a great alternative to common orange or yellow firebricks that can be found at US building suppliers.
These black bricks which are a great fit for fireboxes in a custom carved French limestone Fireplace or even an antique limestone fireplace mantel. These bricks are very small in size lending themselves for a stacked bond, running bond or even a herringbone or basket weave pattern making your firebox wall stand out against the rest. Keep joints tight or keep a small brick joint. You can leave the mortar residue on the bricks as proof of their heritage, pressure wash them or simply slice them in half to reveal the unique black clay. Contact us so we can calculate the right quantity of bricks you need for your project.