Genuine dried birch bark
The mastery of the element fire gave our ancestors in the Stone Age an unbelievable boost in development. With the help of fire, the hunters and gatherers of the early days were able to survive and settle in cold regions, prepare meat and other foods, use it to ward off wild animals and forge metals. But how did people make fire back then? An archaic method, still used today, is to make a fire with a flint and tinder, flax or birch bark pieces.
- Bag with 25g dried birch bark
A versatile natural product
In the past, this fascinating material was used to make traditional vessels such as woven bowls and baskets. The bark could be written on like paper and people could even wrap valuable food in it and thus keep it fresh for a long time. Dried birch bark can also be used to light a fire with tinder, among other things.
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