Copper Hand Trowel

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Product: Copper Hand Trowel
Retailer: Williams-Sonoma

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.