Mantles are a delightful addition to any fireplace. They can be simple and inherently natural, or elaborate and fabricated. Whether made from timber, stone, plaster or synthetic material, mantels just have a certain type of appeal and always cozy.
Mantel: noun \ˈman-təl\
1. a: the shelf above a fireplace2. a: a beam, stone, or arch serving as a lintel to support the masonry above a fireplace
b: the finish around a fireplace
Hearth: noun \ˈhärth\
1. a: the floor in front of or inside a fireplace
2. a: a brick, stone, or concrete area in front of a fireplace
b: the floor of a fireplace
Here's just a few great examples of mantels
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