Authentic Iron Gargoyle Bottle Opener
I already had the Silver one, so we're sending it back... BUT...
But don't let that fool you, it's really an awesome Gargoyle bottle opener- in fact, the silver one is the one I most often use.
It never needs two tries to open bottles, and it looks great- the older one may be over 15 yrs old [or anyway as old as DT has been selling them] and has no signs of wear despite daily use [I like my beers!!].
January 16, 2015
This product looked cheaply made and painted. Very disappointed
I have looked at this product many times over the years but, have never had a place for it. In our new house, I found the perfect place and decided to finally order it. It came shoddily molded, it looked like poorly made cast iron, and painted gold with clearly painted on black "eye brows". I have never been disappointed by Design Toscano but, this time I was.
January 7, 2015
cheap gold color but...
With some paint it'll be fine. It looks like badly applied gold leaf. But I do love the size and shape
December 19, 2014
Nice look, decent quality
Nice bottle opener, great for outdoor use. Looks durable
November 14, 2014
Not quite as pictured
The picture and description claim this has an "antique brass" finish. Mine came looking like cheap, fake brass. The antique finish seems to be missing. I suppose I could add my own somehow with paint. My daughter ordered one earlier and it looked perfect. Don't know what went wrong but it's not worth the postage to return it.
February 21, 2014
Great indoors or out
We have purchased several of these to give as gifts. Works well and is a terrific conversation piece at parties.
January 15, 2014
Nice as expected
A nice bottle opener. Most other interesting openers right now on the market are resin with a metal insert so I choose this one for the all-cast iron construction. Its hefty and decent quality.
I found the metal color a bit too light bronze - lighter than the photo, so I ended up painting my flat black with gas stove spray paint.
It takes the cap off with minimal effort - almost a feather touch. If I have one criticism, it is that the leverage point on the tongue has no catch or detent so you must focus more on the top edge. It's a very minor thing, and the face looks better as a result overall.
July 31, 2013
Artistic and Functional.
The thing that makes this product so great is that it has eye appeal as well as a working bottle opener. Always hate trying to find a bottle opener so now with this mounted on the wall that problem is solved. Easily mounted but be careful not to lose the screws because they are matching.
June 25, 2013