Below are a few of our more unusual or spectacular pieces that we have on display in our store and at exhibitions, and are not for general sale. However as new sticks are being made everyday it may be possible to let some pieces go, once a suitable replacement is available. Items now for sale have prices listed and an Order Reference Number (in Red)
Unique and very substantial, it is very rare to discover such an incredible item in
Blackthorn. 4 feet long, it is too large for practical stick fighting and on the heavy side for a walking staff. A style brandished by tribal chiefs in times gone by for ceremonial purposes and to signify prestige
Display centerpiece in our store in Shillelagh since 2007. Not currently for sale.
Awesome blackthorn stick, carefully seasoned and prepared before being fashioned into a walking stick on January 1st, 2000 giving it the unique status of
being the first stick made in Shillelagh in the Third Millennium. Inscribed as such, it bears the auspicious date and the stick makers signature.
Not currently for sale.
Beautiful Shillelagh fighting stick with a uniquely formed head resembling the shape of the shamrock. Discovered in an abandoned farmhouse, it has been lovingly refurbished in our workshop. More than 100 years old, and bearing the scars of a rumbustious past, it now sedately adorns our showroom.
Beautifully balanced and weighted example of the ancient battle club. Fashioned in 1998, it remains the stick makers Home Security System.
Classic Blackthorn staff, fashioned from the root up, to resemble that famous staff wielded by Gandalf in Lord Of The Rings
This rare walking stick, with a long sprig of blackthorn entwined around the main shaft, weighs 675g and is not lead loaded.
It is 38.5" in length but can be shortened to 37.5".
The shaft is 1"+ in diameter and it is finished in matt varnish.
Will make a handsome walking companion and conversation piece.
Perfectly crafted as a handsome and comfortable walking companion while not suited for stick fighting.
This restored fighting stick 41.5" in length, weighs 1360g and is not lead loaded. The shaft diameter is 1.5" at its narrowest and 1.75 at its widest.
It has a matt varnish finish and can be fitted with a lanyard strap if desired .
91B - SOLD
This whopper weighs a mighty 2060g and is not lead loaded. The shaft diametre is 1.6" at its narrowest and measures 1.75" at its widest point. It is 43" long and can be fitted with a lanyard if desired.
It is finished in a low lustre matt finish,
This piece is ten years in the making and is one for serious collectors and would make a magnificent item for public display such as in an Irish bar or club.
91C -$600 plus $50 shipping
This handle grip walking stick measures 39.5" in length, weighs 960g and has a shaft diameter of 1.2"- 1.5". It is lead loaded and suitable for use in both hands
Will make a great heirloom as well as a functional walking stick.
91D - SOLD
This battle club is 28" in length, weighs 645g and is lead loaded.
The shaft diameter is 1"+ at the narrowest, and the head circumference is 9"
The shaft is hewn down to give perfect balance and forms a comfortable hand grip at the base .
It has a low maintenance matt varnish finish .
This uniquely formed hiking stick walking staff is 41" in length, weighs 675 grams and has a 1"+ shaft diameter. It is not lead loaded.
This stick will make a great walking companion and conversation piece with its quirky 'S' shaped feature.
91F - $225 plus $38 shipping
This unique staff with its hammer like head is 1365g in weight and is not lead loaded.
It is 49" long with a 1.3" shaft diameter and finished in a low maintenance
matt varnish finish.
Makes a great ceremonial staff.
91G- $265 plus $45 shipping
This beautiful one of a kind staff is an impressive 69" long. It weighs 1150g and is not lead loaded. It has a shaft diameter of 1"
The head is fashioned from the root up, the offshoots resembling squid tentacles.
It is finished in a low lustre varnish.
91H - SOLD
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