Hand forged fire poker with hook. The shaft is made from 3/8 square steel for strength and durability. It is then hand twisted into a reverse twist for a unique and beautiful design. The point and hook are then heated using a coal forge and shaped into points using a hammer and anvil. All of the metal surfaces are coated with bee’s wax while hot to give then a protective coating and a pleasing appearance. The handle is shaped into a stylish hook. It is highly recommended that all metal surfaces receive a coat of food grade oil after using to prevent rust. Items are handmade and will vary from item to item.