We’re constantly on the hunt for great products. It’s kinda our job. And when we find truly exceptional items, we bring them into the Cool Material Shop to offer you a one-stop spot for all the gear we love. It’s perfect for knocking out some holiday shopping—even if those gifts are for yourself. Here are some of our favorites.
The best knife is the one you have with you. But why settle for one knife? With our Waxed Canvas Knife Roll, you can comfortably tote up to seven knives and one sharpening stone wherever you explore. And for the times you’re not exploring, it makes for a sharp display piece. Each is handmade in California.$49
Whether you choose the Chess & Checkers set or the Backgammon set, you’ll be giving a board game with far more style than the ones from their youth. These Metallic Game Sets come packed in display-worthy boxes, and they feature gaming pieces that look much sleeker than the candy-colored ones of old.$29
A collar stay is the kind of thing you don’t appreciate until you lose one. When one collar is flapping in the wind, they’ll be happy they have the Collar Stay Punch. The clever device punches fresh collar stays out of old credit and gift cards.$30
For the guy who shuts off his phone during Game of Thrones, let him drink his ale appropriately. The Seven Kingdoms Mugs is handmade from real cattle horn and no two are alike. Just like the mugs used in the show, The Seven Kingdoms Mug is perfect for toasting over a few roast chickens.$50
English pewter is not the same as the cheap pewter you see being pushed at the mall this time of year. English pewter has to meet strict guidelines and pass a screening by the Worshipful Company of Pewterers in London. It’s far more prized. This English Pewter Hammered Flask is perfect for bringing a little of that quality into taking a nip$80
There are times when they can’t wait to get their lips on a fresh beer. For those parched moments, let them ferociously sink some teeth into that bottle with the Shark Jaw Bottle Opener. The gold finish and sturdy design will make it an eye-catching number for years to come.$10
A celebratory cigar is a common occurrence at fancy events. If that person on your list isn’t one to carry a punch with them, give them these cufflinks. This pair of Cigar Punch Cufflinks will allow them to get their cigar going after a bunch are passed around.$30