Is your home lacking something? Just have boring fake coals in your fireplace or fire pit? Well, here's something to impress/freak-out (delete as appropriate) the neighbours and kids!
For use in natural gas or LPG fireplaces/fire pits, each skull is made "from heat-tolerant ceramic and lava granules, layered over a steel structure" and is available in a choice of four colours (although these black ones look the most realistic). They cost US$65 each (+ delivery) and are available from Amazon.com. Unfortunately they are not available outside the United States so those of us in the UK will have to opt for the D-I-Y option and head off (unintentional pun) to the nearest cemetery with a shovel. https://www.amazon.com/Myard-DELUXE-Log-Imitated-Fireplace/dp/B00KBNIZGM
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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