Iron Rests

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The terms trivet and sadiron stand are sometimes used interchangeably. More specifically:

  • Sadiron Stands were of sturdy construction
  • Used to hold heavy, hot irons
  • Most made of cast iron; less commonly brass or bronze
  • Nickel plating was a popular protective & decorative upgrade
  • Most designs mirrored the shape of an iron
  • Manufactured both with and without handles
  • Many featured commercial advertising
  • Sets with companion sadirons sometimes sold