"Jambis" Chestnut Crook
This crook is a conversation piece! The intricate carvings of this Jambis-imitation design highlight the excellent German craftsmanship.
Made from a single piece of sweet chestnut that has been slightly scorched with a satin finish. No two are alike--natural variations of the wood and hand craftsmanship ensure that each piece is unique. Height is approximately 54 inches and is finished at the bottom with a nickel-plated ferrule.
In 1868, in the small community of Lindewerra, Germany, an unassuming man named Johannes began producing walking sticks as supplemental income. It was his son, Louis, who took production to a new level—by developing new styles, tools and techniques.
During the volatile post-WWII years, the business was moved from Lindewerra (in East Germany) across the border to Bad Sooden-Allendorf (West Germany). By the 1970s, over 600,000 sticks were produced annually. As production and facilities grew, the business expanded into orthopedic walking aids.
Today, the same family now employs over 40 craftsmen in two production facilities. Their focus remains on classic walking sticks, natural canes and hunting sticks. Alloy and carbon poles have also been added to their product offering. Although they are outfitted with modern and efficient equipment, many of wooden sticks are crafted the same way they were in 1868—by careful hands, vintage tools, and unparalleled skill.
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Kevin P from Michigan
The Jambis Chestnut Crook is a great value for the money and so far has been living up to my expectations. I take it with me on my daily walks in the woods. It’s sturdy and well-made. I will probably order another for my wife.
Justin G from Virginia
Works and looks great. Definitely an iconic item to carry around while working out.
William M from Washington
Looks pretty. Would be a functional art piece or something. Not functional on the farm. It’s hollow and flimsy. The hook is too small and I do not have confidence in its stability or structure.
Donald S from California
Beautifully made, lightweight and strong.
Helps me keep my footing in the field and especially when the sheep are gathering too close to me.
It’s also easier for the dogs to see at a distance.
Sean O from Connecticut
This is my 'getting up' cane. I am doing much of my gardening on my knees and at at my age I need a stick to help me get up.