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Blackthorn Walking Stick


Cold Steel’s modern interpretation of the classic Blackthorn walking stick is made from high impact polypropylene. It’s incredibly durable and easy to clean with a little soap and water.


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The Blackthorn bush has been prized for centuries in Ireland & the British Isles as a material for premium walking sticks. Another use of a Blackthorn stick was for the Irish Shillelagh – a fearsome tool in trained hands.

This walking stick was molded from an original in a private collection. Made from high impact polypropylene, it still has the beauty but packs one serious punch. A great material as it will never crack, warp, swell, or splinter. Plus it’s easy to clean if needed. Not meant to be used for medical purposes.

Shorter Blackthorn Shillelagh also available.

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Attribute nameAttribute value
Overall Length37"
Weight29.3 oz


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Walking stick
Very functional  representation of the  Irish walking stick.   The knob end needs more work to make it look more realistic and fit the hand better
- Brian, May 31, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Great Stick.
An excellent stick for walking and self defense, very solid but not to heavy. Perfect height if you are six foot tall or more, otherwise it's easy to cut it to size if you are shorter.
- Kellie, May 23, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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I am very pleased with the quality of this walking stick. It is a little heavier than I was expecting, but I don't think that is a bad thing. It feels sturdy and hefty. It also looks really great!
- Alec, January 06, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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A sturdy, quite substantial walking cane. I was a little concerned that it might bend; because it was constructed, from polypropylene. NO WAY! This cane is stronger than any cane I've ever owned. The only down side is, it's not for anyone with small hands. The root knob is quite large. It would be an intimidating, personal defense item.
- George, March 29, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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It's a heavy stick, has some edges on the knob part that could have been rounded over a little. There is a gap between the knob and shaft, not much but still there. Overall a great walking stick.
- Roland, January 18, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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The walking stick is more than I expected.  The wood on the top sets if off and it is very sturdy. Thank you.
- Ken, May 14, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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