The Chiminea Outdoor Fireplace - Blue Rooster ALCH014-CH - Dragonfly Chiminea Outdoor Fireplace is made of cast aluminum that weighs about 80 pounds, which makes it extremely durable and semi-portable. A dragonfly and fern design adorn this classic looking unit that comes with both a spark guard and a cooking grate. It has a rain lid and it will never rust. Although not inexpensive, the combination of versatility, light weight and functionality make this the best pick right here.
Hampton Bay W129C Cast Iron Patio Chimenea
If you want the most bang for the buck in a chiminea, than the Hampton Bay Cast Iron Patio Chimenea is the one for you. This is the least expensive metal composition unit on the list, and even though it is made of cast iron, it only weighs a bit more than 80 pounds. It has airflow control and made with a wrap around belly screen for radiating heat in all directions. If it came with a cooking grate, this would be the best choice.
If you are looking for a smaller and more portable chiminea, than the Deeco Western Basket Weave Jr. Chimney is what you'll want. Made of cast aluminum, it weiighs only 47 pounds, so you can carry it virtually anywhere. Although about half the size of a regular chiminea, the basket weave design looks neat, and it comes with a spark guard and also a cooking grate. This is a good choice for limited spaces, like decks or patios, because it still throws off decent heat and doubles as a cooking stove.
KD Clay Chimenea Lines
For you traditionalist out there the KD Clay Chimenea with the classic Lines design, is what you want. Because it is made of genuine clay, it is fragile so care must be taken when burning and moving it around. It's heavy, at about 70-plus pounds, but it comes with a metal stand and it is low in price. Although it has a 90 day return policy, be aware that it has no warranty from the factory. If you break it, you own it. But it is a lovely looking traditional chiminea that will go great with any decor.
For portability in a cast iron chiminea, the Esschert Design FF109 Small Terrace Heater, weighing in at only 46 pounds may be right for you. It's a 2/3rds size unit with a removable rain lid and vent holes to provide more even burning. It features a mouth as large as a regular sized chiminea so that larger logs will fit inside. This is a good portable unit for smaller areas, that features cast iron durability for the long haul.