Yet the fireplace’s most important function has remained the same for thousands of years: apart from providing warmth, it is bringing families together. In western tradition, the fireplace used to be the core area for a family reunion and emotional communication. As night falls, the family returns and gathers around the fireplace after work and before going to bed. Concern love and warmth — the two most basic yearning in people’s hearts, fireplace surmounts the function that uses actually, become the symbol of a kind of affection. And the feeling of baking warmth, and the leaping, flickering flames, are still pleasant in cold weather, even today. Take a look at our fireplace wall shelf. This is a European-style fireplace wall shelf. More European fireplaces are waiting for you to choose from.