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Genuine Stout Blackthorn Knobstick
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Genuine Stout Blackthorn Knobstick
 
         
 
16 Reviews
 
         
 
This Rugged Blakthorn Performs
 
By Rick in New Mexico
May 19, 2021
 

This is a robust, rugged walking stick that serves my needs very well. It is the second purchased from Elderluxe. My previous stick was stolen while I was briefly inattentive. I had grown so pleased with it, I hastened to replace it. This stick, if anything, is even better than the last. Both complement a beloved original purchased over a quarter-century ago when I lived in Hertsfordshire, UK and frequently roamed the footpaths of that lovely land. I took it to Ireland, and back to the USA when my assignments concluded. I feared I would loose it, so I bought the first from Elderluxe, then lost that one. Compared side by side, I have come to prefer the Elderluxe sticks for stability and heft. I happily recommend these without reservation for a fine, comfortable, and sturdy walking stick. In my eighth decade now, I have come to depend upon this Blackthorn on all my walks, albeit through the Rio Grande Bosque rather than along the Grand Canal, the Epping Forest, or Muir Woods.

         
 
Very Nice
 
By PAPA
Mar 18, 2014
 

Authentic as you can get. Very nice cane but wish the hole for strap was smaller diameter. Still, Blackthorn is really stout and excellent for self defense. Perfect knob and extremely well balanced. I wonder how it was aged?

         
 
Simply the best
 
By Pete
Mar 02, 2014
 

We Ol Scots can't be fooled after all we've been easing our selves into old age for thousands of years with the help of a blackthorn branch. This one sports all the good looks with a utilitarian heritage

         
 
EXQUISITE
 
By Daron Campbell
Feb 05, 2014
 

Extremely functional and beautiful. I get a lot of positive comments and awe when seen in public with this cane. As a member of Clan Campbell it is an irreplaceable classic asset to my wardrobe and repertoire! THE AUTHENTICITY CAN NOT BE BEATEN AT ANY PRICE!

         
 
Supurb Service, excellent cane
 
By Dane
Jan 19, 2014
 

Received my Blackthorn yesterday--beautiful, stout, well-balanced. It will help my aging football knee a lot. Outstanding service to find me the right stick. I've got my eye on the ash wood cane next.

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Genuine Blackthorn Knobstick Walking Cane

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The Genuine Article: the
Legendary Blackthorn
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Onward, with a spirit in your step and a wanderlust in your eyes. You're stepping out with this, the legendary blackthorn walking knobstick with leather thong strap. Blackthorn is the traditional country walking stick and is highly sought after around the world. At ELDERLUXE we pride ourselves on providing the very best blackthorn collection of sticks and canes, and stand behind our collection.

Irish and European history of the blactkthorn.

Blackthorn can be found growing along the lanes and byways of Europe, especially Ireland and Britain and has long been used for walking canes and even the traditional shillelagh, or war club. Many will recall this form of the Irish Blackthorn. The plants are slow-growing and therefore produce a very hard wood, but great skill and experience are required to identify the branches suitable for the production of walking sticks. These can only be cut during a few weeks in mid-winter and have to be seasoned for at least two years before they are straightened, sanded and polished. No two blackthorn are alike. Of late there has been notable shortages of material, due to over-harvesting, diminished supply and a declining workforce willing to work around the prickly thorns of this native wood.

This genuine stout blackthorn walking stick has panache that you will appreciate and others around you will notice. Feel the wonderful round knob on your palm and experience the sturdy confidence this stick provides.  See our customer reviews to find out how satisfied they are with their blacthorn walking stick from ELDERLUXE.

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  • Authentic blackthorn walking stick
  • Stout grade: these sticks are at least 3/4 inches thick at the neck.
  • Shaft: genuine blackthorn.
  • Handle: polished blackthorn knobstick.
  • 36 inch length variable-can be cut to size.
  • Natural wood, not rated for weight capacity.
  • NOTE: Not suitable for heavy or orthopaedic use.
  • Note: Fissures, cracks and imperfections are characteristic of natural wood canes such as these. Take care to store in a well-humidified area as well as drying the sticks carefully should they get wet. And like any cane, avoid dropping the stick and excess weight/leverage which may cause weakening or additional cracks.
 

Interested in Custom Sizing your genuine blackthorn walking stick?  We offer complimentary sizing on most canes (some canes are not sizable due to metal material or other factors).  Simply request sizing in the "Comments" section during checkout and we will see to it that your cane is sized accurately.

For information on How to Size your Cane and other common questions about walking sticks and canes, please click HERE for frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about walking canes.

 
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