Gorgeous in its simplicity and useful in its design, these trivets can be used for hot plates in your kitchen and dining room, plant stands throughout your house or office, or as a kettle stand for cooking with fire.   Hand forged from mild steel, hand rubbed and tumbled with a tough clear enamel finish. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is hand made, each is unique in design/shape and you have the choice of the following pictured: A: 7" diameter, 1" tall legs B: 6.25" diameter, 2" tall legs C: 6.5" diameter, 2.75" tall legs Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.