While the name Oxgut honors the very first fire hose of Ancient Greece, their designs are circa now. Each piece features genuine fire hose salvaged from U.S. Fire Departments. Serving home, work and life. Based in Emeryville, CA, they pick the most interesting decommissioned fire hose to put into the hands of local designers and artisans, who help give the hose a whole new purpose. They’re always coming up with new ways to integrate this amazing, resilient material into beautiful, handmade pieces.