The fireplaces shown are Rumford design, full masonry fireplace. Rumford fireplaces allows for the most efficient fireplace design. Its heating capability is unsurpassed. This design is based on an eighteenth century design, but with a few modern improvements. The fireplace allows the viewer to observe the total flame without bending over like some of the insert styles so common today. It also has a small fire, and is very shallow, elimintating the need for lots of wood and making it easier to clean. These fireplaces offer quality design and beautiful stone workmanship.