So you are looking for a fire pit that turns heads? This Wine Barrel Fire Pit is worth a look. The good folks at Wine Barrel Dude are behind this. These are made from authentic wine barrels and have a 250K BTU system inside (natural gas and propane).
This coffee table model has a 24-inch high fire pit. It uses a standard 20lbs propane tank that you can fit inside the base. It has a Galvalume surface attached to treated wood.