Brass fireplace bellows as those made of wood and other materials have been around a long time. Most the people that seek out antique brass fireplace bellows really like antiques, but they want to use the bellows to start the fires in their fireplaces. These folks appreciate the decorative aspects of these brass fireplace bellows. People look for bellows that have the original decorations (paint) and the initial brass nozzle. These two parts of the brass fireplace bellows need to be in good shape. The bellows for a town were made by various kinds of artisans, if their skill even remotely related to producing bellows.