A fireplace shovel or ash shovel is a shovel of fireproof material used to scoop the ash out of the open hearth. An ash shovel is usually made of metal. The decorative perforations in the English ash shovels do not affect their functionality. Below you can select fireplace shovels by size, type, material, style, age and origin. Read also: What fireplace tools do you need? or Which fireplace shovel do I need?