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Flint for Fire Making (1.0 oz)

Flint Rock for Traditional Fire Making

Flint is a mineral that we humans have been using for millennia. In fact, there is evidence of its use in toolmaking as far back as one million years ago. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that we evolved alongside our increasing reliance upon tools such as those...
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Flint for Fire Making (0.5 oz)

Flint Rock for Traditional Fire Making

Flint is a mineral that we humans have been using for millennia. In fact, there is evidence of its use in toolmaking as far back as one million years ago. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that we evolved alongside our increasing reliance upon tools such as those...
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Jute twine for kindling

Jute twine for kindling preparation

When we are bombarded by advertising which suggests that artificial, manmade materials are best, it can be difficult to remember that our ancient ancestors often had it right after all. This is frequently the case when it comes to fabrics, and it couldn't be more true in terms of fire...
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Char cloth tinder in tin container

Char cloth tinder in tin container

One of the major components of any fire making is tinder, an umbrella term for any material that produces an ember upon contact with a weak, orange spark such as those produced by flint and steel fire starter kits. Perhaps the most reliable form of...
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Firesteel No. 13 (Hand Forged)

Firesteel No. 13 (Decorative)

Steel strikers were prevalent throughout medieval Scandinavia. The best fire making tools were both highly effective and beautiful to look at. While the Northern Europeans of the Middle Ages would have valued this high carbon steel striker for its functionality, they also would have appreciated its sleek design. We at Flint...
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Firesteel No. 12 (Hand Forged)

Firesteel No. 12 (Decorative)

We humans have been decorating our bodies with precious stones and metals almost since the beginning of time. Often, such jewelry served a dual purpose in that it was functional as well as beautiful. We at Flint and Steel have taken this concept to the next level, producing this decorative...
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Firesteel No. 11 (Finnish)

Firesteel No. 11 (Decorative)

When it comes to the art of blacksmithing, there's nothing that says you can't have style as well as substance. For those who are looking for something special, we have given an artistic twist to our traditional Finnish high carbon steel striker. We at Flint and Steel aim to ensure...
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Firesteel No. 10 (French)

Firesteel No. 10 (French)

This hand-forged high carbon steel striker was inspired by those found in graves and elsewhere by archeologists working in modern-day France. This part of the world has a rich tradition of metal working, with the ancient Gauls and Romans being particularly advanced in all kinds of metallurgy. We at Flint...
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Firesteel No. 9 (French)

Firesteel No. 9 (French)

This hand-forged high carbon firesteel was inspired by a design found at an archeological dig in France. The people of this part of Western Europe were using the flint and steel method of fire making since at least the time of the struggles between the native Gauls and the invading Romans. We...
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Firesteel No. 8 (Scandinavian)

Firesteel No 8 (Scandinavian)

One of of the most popular firesteels we have to offer you is this all-conditions Scandinavian model. In the frigid northern reaches of Scandinavia, fire making remains to this day a vital skill to learn from childhood. Without it, even modern people with all their technology could not possibly hope to...
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Firesteel No. 7 (Swedish)

Firesteel No. 7 (Swedish)

This hand-forged high carbon firesteel is crafted according to a design typical of medieval Scandinavia. It is extremely ergonomic owing to its symmetrical design and evenly distributed weight, making it perfect for learning how to make the most of the flint and steel fire making approach. You'll find this Swedish firesteel...
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Firesteel No. 6 (Finnish)

Firesteel No. 6 (Finnish)

The territory which now constitutes Finland changed hands multiple times before the Finns gained their independence, but the one thing that would have united friend and foe alike is fire. Throughout the medieval period, most of the peoples of Northern Europe would have set fires using a firesteel as part of...
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Firesteel No. 5 (Small Viking)

Firesteel No. 5 (Small Viking)

This hand-forged firesteel is a precise replica of the kind of firesteel that would have been typically encountered throughout much of medieval Scandinavia. It is a slightly smaller version of a classic striker design favored by the majority of the Viking hordes of the Middle Ages. Its size makes it...
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Firesteel No. 4 (English)

Firesteel No. 4 (English)

This firesteel design is typical of the kind of firesteels found in archeological sites from medieval England. The flint and steel fire making method as practised in this part of the world is characterized by its use of firesteels with large surfaces. The natural approach to forging the best high carbon...
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Firesteel No. 3 (Pskov)

Firesteel No. 3 (Slavic - 10th Century Pskov)

This high carbon firesteel is based upon a Slavic design which was particularly popular in the region of Pskov, a medieval Russian city located in close proximity to the Baltic States. Given the influence of the Vikings, as evidenced by the nearby historical fortress of Izborsk, the...
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Firesteel No. 2 (English)

Firesteel No. 2 (English)

The Anglo-Saxon period was a time of great upheaval in what is now modern-day England, the largest and most populous of the four countries which make up the United Kingdom. During this period, it was vital that every single person knew how to survive if they were unexpectedly turfed off their...
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Firesteel No. 1 (Novgorod)

Firesteel No. 1 (Slavic - 10th Century Novgorod)

Our Firesteel No. 1 is based on a Slavic design found throughout the 10th Century province of Novgorod, one of the precursors of the modern Russian state. Given the well-publicized cold and frigid winters that this region experiences to this very day, its hardy medieval...
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Knife No. 2.2 (twisted handle)

Knife No. 2.2 (twisted handle)

Decorated with a twisted metal handle, this knife replicates the shape of the old knives used by the Vikings of Scandinavia. As it does not contain any wooden elements, this knife is dirt resistant and cannot be damaged by grease, moisture or the odors coming from fish or onions. This...
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Knife No. 2.1 in Leather Sheath

Knife No. 2.1 in Leather Sheath

A one-piece-forged knife, emulating the shape of the knives of the Vikings of Scandinavia, this is a convenient tool for use in almost any situation. Ergonomic, with a small and easily directed blade, this knife is equally suitable for working with wood, cleaning mushrooms, slicing meat and cleaning fish....
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Striker-Knife in Leather Sheath

Hand-forged small knife-striker in medieval-style leather sheath. Can be used both as a knife and as striker to start fire in an old traditional way by striking flint with a striker and making tinder (char cloth) glow. Knife is 3.6", light and can be worn in neck-hanging sheath made of genuine leather with scandinavian medieval-style decoration. Piece...
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