Category Archives: Mexican Chiminea

Mexican Art Chimineas: Beautiful Botella, Awesome Altiplano

Mexican Art chimineas are some of our best sellers, a popular member of our already huge and fast-growing clay chiminea family. Every design is uniquely shaped, beautifully hand-crafted in Mexico by local artisans, and they’re coming up with gorgeous new designs all the time. As we write this post it’s steaming hot outside, perfect chim […]

Should I use sand, gravel or pumice / lava stones in a clay chiminea?

  A very common question that we get asked is whether you should use pumice stones (aka lava stones), gravel or sand in the bottom of a clay chiminea. So for those new to chimineas you need to add a layer of insulating material in the belly of your traditional clay chiminea (there are modern […]