The history of the fireplace
First of all, I wanted to tell you what is the fireplace. The fireplace has long been thought a small hollow covered by a stone, where people piled the wood on the fire with a special system to output smoke. Some linguists believe that the word fireplace held our mutual friend ‘the room’. To paraphrase, consider a fireplace heated the room.
This device goes side by side with humans for many thousands of years. In ancient times this device was open, like a hearth where ancient people cooked their food and warmed their families in cold weather. It was quite uncomfortable because of all the smoke tubers were spread throughout the house, so after a while people started to build on this hearth disaproved that would be out of the house straight out. These changes took about a couple hundred years. Somewhere in the 12th century, fireplaces were already similar to ours and was built by all the canons of modernity: with a straight chimney, they were not in the center, as before, and was annexed to one of the bearing walls. This files most often for convenience and beauty located in one of the corners of the room.
In Medieval times, fireplaces were much larger and carved from hewn stones. This was done in order not to divide large prey and cook it whole. So many kings and knights at a reception after the hunt in these chafing dishes by the best chefs prepared a huge bulls or other large prey.
Artists interested in them for the first time in a major since the Renaissance. Eksedry were decorated with colored mosaics, frescoes or rich granite red shades. Such great composition, the creators added other nearby columns.
In modern times, interest in the fireplace grows more and more, decorating and making unique every second house. Modern, it is not only pleasing to the eye a lively hearth, but also brings warmth and coziness in every corner of the room where it is situated. The technology is growing, so we can also enjoy the fireplaces, which are more beneficial and convenient. Inexpensive and high-quality biofuels for the fire is not inferior to the most advanced, on the contrary is in step with the progress and has the same properties as leading brands, while having the lowest rates of sale across Russia. Biofuel is a purely eco-friendly, does not emit gas, smoke and harmful elements. Also is odorless, which will provide the maximum comfort of your home.
In Europe, especially in Germany, in the fashion of trim tiles. Special chic add curves, lines, motifs of flowers and plants made of marble or ceramic. In the nineteenth century was a popular fire brick, the processing of the art fireplaces.
While improved home, went into fashion, and various additions and accessories. Special fixtures to flip the wood to replace the fuel and clean the fireplace – it all got a kind of kind of form and name. So there were tongs. Fur for inflating the fireplace and other curiosities, which had not happened before.
In Russia, this invention came a few centuries ago. First of all, this gimmick became interested in the rich state, and is already under Peter the great in the Palace. The fireplace was an accessory, denotes the position and wealth of its owner. Art was moving forward, and with it has varied Russian fireplace.
In our days is primarily the source of light, comfort and warmth, a symbol of life and family. Some say that his place in the fireplace hall, who denies that theory, because if you look at history, it always had a place in the main room of the house to give warmth to the whole family.
But no matter what anyone said, the fireplace looks great in any room of your house or apartment. Special fans can even put a few of these centers in your home.