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From the iron age until the invention of the sissy friction match, flint and steel is how fire was made. The Romans enjoyed gladiatorial battles long after the sun set  to the angry light of bonfires spat forth by flint and steel.  After a long day pillaging the coast of Normandy nothing was more relaxing than a drunken evening of bare knuckle boxing and boastful stories with fellow Vikings around a burning thatched roof cottage set aflame with flint and steel. The pioneers powered through the trek west pulling hand carts across frozen plains and over jagged mountains all the while beset by swarms of locusts the size of lobsters with a smile on their face because they were fueled by whole Bison spit roasted over fires they started with flint and steel.

The Emberlit Strike-A-Lights, Ember Strikes for short, are a new take on an old idea. While our forebearers made do with plain bits of steel these custom strikers are designed to be worn as pendants, zipper pulls, or other decorations, and sized to be conveniently stashed in a kit or fit in an altoids tin. Each design has been carefully chosen to be functional as well as visually unique. Ember Strikes are made from super high carbon steel professionally heat treated to the optimal hardness for throwing showers of hot sparks.

Get a custom Emberlit Strike so you can light fires with style and without shame. Save those matches for freshening the bathroom.

*Outfitting a group of boyscouts, SAR, MIL, or other wilderness group? Contact us for a bulk discount.