Behold: The World’s Most Beautiful Cleaning Tools

published Sep 19, 2016
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Beautiful cleaning supplies are so underrated. Just allow me to list for you a few of the perks of splurging (and some of these are certainly a splurge) on some seriously stylish tools.

One, if you have limited storage, you should buy gorgeous brooms and brushes that are chic enough to leave out in the open on hooks in the entryway or on a shelf in the kitchen — I mean, these handmade beauties are practically art. And two, when your cleaning supplies look this good, it gives you that little pep in your step that you need to clean all the things on your weekend chore list.

So I’ve rounded up a handful of our favorite designers and manufacturers from around the world, as well as a few helpful links where you can find some of their gear. (If you’re really up for a hunt, click through to their websites and look around to see if they have any stockists near where you live.) These people are out there making incredible things that help you make your home even more beautiful, so let’s give them a hand…

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Where: Germany
What: Brushes and other wood products, dusters, dish cleaning supplies
Our pick: Dustpan and broom set, $68 from Joinery (above), Dish brush, $4.95, and Copper cloths, $9.95, at Sur la Table

(Image credit: Andrée Jardin)

Where: France
What: Brooms, brushes, dustpans and dusters
Our pick: Desk brush and dustpan, $38 from Merchant 4 (above), and Grand Complet broom and dustpan, €79 ($89) from Andrée Jardin

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Where: England
What: Brushes, brooms and (soon) dustpans
Our pick: Chiltern broom (above), £85 ($112), and Chiltern nail brush, £14 ($19), from Turner & Harper

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Where: Sweden
What: Brushes, brooms, dustpans, cleaning cloths, clothespins and laundry care
Our picks: Tall dustpan & brush set, $87 from Amara, and Handmade table brush, $39 at Trouva

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Where: Japan
What: Brooms and dustpans
Our picks: Kake Bushou broom, $95, and Harimi dustpan, $22-$27, at Nalata Nalata

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Where: Japan
What: Body brushes and dish and vegetable scrubbers
Our pick: Medium body brush, $16 at Nalata Nalata

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Where: Denmark
What: Brushes, dustpans and dishwashing supplies
Our picks: Washing up bowl and brush (above), $63 and Dustpan and broom, $24, from Finnish Design Shop