If You’re Hosting a Halloween Party, You Need This Fire Pit Skull ASAP

If you’re hosting a Halloween party or just like spooky decor in general, this fireproof skull is the perfect addition to any eerie fire pit or fireplace setup.

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Maybe you’ve decided to throw a Halloween party this year, or maybe you’re just into channeling spooky vibes year-round. Whatever the case, if you’re looking for next-level Halloween decor, then this fireproof skull from Amazon is the perfect addition to your fall fire pit and indoor or outdoor fireplace.

I snagged one of these Osker Ceramic Fireproof Fire Pit Skull Logs for myself this season, and let me tell you—it is way cooler than I thought it would be. It has a realistic look and size that is especially eerie with flames shooting out of it. If you plan on hosting people around a fire this Halloween season, it’s the perfect spooky conversation starter.

What is the Osker Fire Pit Skull?

Fire Pit Skull in a Pit with Dried Leaves and SticksMary Henn/Family Handyman

The Osker Ceramic Skull Log is a fire accessory designed for fire pits, campfires, fireplaces and more. It’s compatible with gas, propane or wood fires and can withstand temperatures up to 1,800 degrees. It’s also good burn after burn, so you can use it repeatedly. In fact, it comes with a five-year factory guarantee, so it’ll be good for many hauntings to come.

When placed over a fire, flames protrude from the top of the ceramic fire pit skull, as well as its nose and eye sockets. The skull log comes in a variety of colors including light beige, gray and black. I opted for the light beige, and love the way it stands out against the contrast of the flames. Osker also makes an open-top fireproof skull and a three-pack of mini skulls, which would look great in a fireplace or on top of a mantel with candles underneath.

Overall, I am super impressed with the quality of the ceramic skull log. It doesn’t look or feel cheap whatsoever. That’s likely because it’s crafted and painted by hand. I plan on using my skull as a fireside decor for many years ahead.


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Osker Ceramic Fire Pit Skull

This is a handcrafted skull log for your fire pit or fireplace.

How to Use the Osker Fire Pit Skull

 Fire Pit Skull Burning in PitHenn/Family Handyman

Using the Osker Ceramic Skull is simple. All you have to do is unbox it and put it in your fire pit or fireplace, light a fire and enjoy the view. If you don’t have a fireplace or fire pit, you can put a candle underneath the ceramic skull for indoor parties or trick-or-treating.

If you want to take things to the next level, you can bundle the skull log with Chromo Flame Fire Color Changing Packets and watch multicolored flames emerge from the front and top of the skull. Chromo Flame packets create bright-colored flames that last up to 45 minutes at a time.

As I mentioned, the fire pit skull looks great outside of a fire too; I may even use mine as a centerpiece for a Halloween dinner party. This thing would look great on top of a candle in the center of a table setting. I did put the skull into my fire pit first, so the light beige color has some charred markings on it now, but I honestly think they make the skull look better and more rustic.

The Best Amazon User Reviews

With more than 1,300 ratings on Amazon and a 4.7-star average, others are loving the Osker Ceramic Skull too. Here’s what they have to say about it.

Five-star reviewer Collin M. writes, “Got these for a Halloween decoration, absolutely love them so far. The design is super cool with the hole on top, so the flame flicks right out of the eyes and the roof of the head really well. The design is very detailed and accurate to the picture. And they just look really cool stacked on top of a fire-pit, or we will also put them individually on top of torches to add a really neat looking effect.”

“The mini ones are nifty because they have various uses, and they are easy to store,” Collin M. continues. “Not too small like some other skulls that I have seen online, but the perfect size to show off details while still being versatile. They are very lightweight, yet still felt pretty solid. But I would try and avoid dropping them if possible just in case. They cool down quickly and also came with an added bonus of a couple packs of fire color-changing powder, which is really neat. All in all, these are perfect for what I was looking for, and I love them!”

Verified Amazon purchaser Wes Tyree says, “This is a great conversation piece. Everyone who has seen it has loved it. Especially now that it’s close to Halloween you can’t go wrong with this. Our kids love seeing the flames come through the nose and eyes. Then add a pack of the Chromo Flames and you’ll get the vibrant colors to make the overall appearance exciting for everyone. I highly recommend this product to anyone who’s looking to add a fun flare to their outdoor adventures.”

Where to Buy the Osker Fire Pit Skull


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Osker Ceramic Fire Pit Skull

This ceramic, fireproof skull log sets on top of a candle or in any fire for the perfect Halloween decor.

You can buy the Osker Ceramic Skull on Amazon now via Prime and have it by Halloween! The original retails for $70, and the open-top skull sells for $52. A bundle of the minis is on sale for $58 right now. If you’re asking yourself, Do I really need a ceramic skull for my fire? The answer is yes, yes you do. I want another one already.

Mary Henn
Mary Henn, MFA is an Associate Shopping Editor at Family Handyman. She’s also a national award-winning writer and journalist. Her expertise lies in interior design, home decor, gardening and outdoor trends. When she’s not working on the latest content at FHM, you can find her reading poetry or hiking with her dog, Henry.