For 60 years, Andree Jardin has been making beautiful wood brushes in Brittany, France. Jardin’s husband, George-René Julio, was an apprentice to a brush-maker in Nantes and with his know-how, the pair opened up their factory in 1947. With the advent of plastic, traditional brush-making techniques fell by the wayside, so these brooms and dusters are some of the only high-quality options made in the old-school way—using horsehair and silk bristles, and sturdy wood handles. We love that they’ve maintained their traditional beauty while incorporating modern, whimsical design touches.
Make every night feel like a refined dinner party with a vintage-inspired french crumber set. Use the handsome wood-handled brush to sweep errant crumbs into the lacquered dustpan (in 6 colors!)—guests will think they’re dining at a 5-star Parisian restaurant.
Made in: France
Made of: Horsehair, sheet metal, and beech wood
Size:Broom: 5.125" L x 3.375" W.; Dustpan: 5.375" L x 4.5" W
Spot clean dust pan with detergent as needed. To clean brush, first immerse bristles in brush in soapy water. Second, rinse with lukewarm water. Third, shake remaining water after washing. Fourth, allow the broom to dry at room temperature. Finally, finish by combing the bristles.