100% hand-forged custom iron products created in the USA

NCI is a custom iron and handmade production metalwork company, lead by artist blacksmith Matthew Waldrop, a craftsman with decades of experience. Matt and his team spend their days creating beautiful, consistent, high quality products.

Last Minute Gifts

With discounted gift sets and fast shipping, we are the perfect, simple solution for last minute shoppers.

Featured Handmade Products

Old world blacksmith technique with new world customer service.

In the heart of the North Carolina mountains, we’re forging fine quality products.

Northern Crescent Iron is proud to display our consistent quality and attention to detail with every piece of ironwork we create. Whether it’s a single railroad spike knife as a legacy gift for Father’s Day, or a set of wrought iron bottle openers for an entire wedding party, you can be sure that every product is clean, conditioned to last, and presented to you with our commitment of quality. We have proven manufacturing methods and designs that honor the detail of each piece without sacrificing the polished look you want.

Our signature service is personalization and custom engraving so you can take a gift idea and make it unique. Group sets and gift sets are the perfect fit for wedding favors, corporate gifts, groomsmen gifts, and bridesmaids gifts. Our railroad spike knives are a natural 6th “iron” anniversary present for the spouse who has everything and doesn’t believe he or she can be surprised. We believe in art and function existing together to make something memorable, a product you’ll be proud to display or carry around with you.

Learn more about our team, our facility in North Carolina, and our blacksmithing approach.

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Railroad Gift Ideas

Railroad gifts are unique and fun. From train lovers to caboose collectors, we've got something they'll love. Railroad spike knives make a cool addition to any collection, and our railroad spike bottle openers are just plain fun! Find something for your train enthusiast. Need safety awards for railroad employees? Or maybe a retirement gift for a railroad employee? We have the perfect thing!
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A Valentine’s Day Gift For Him That Really Says I Love You!

A Valentines day present is supposed to be a personal expression of your love, affection, and attraction to your partner. Choosing a unique valentines gift for him or a valentine’s gift she will love, can be a difficult task. Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for her or a truly personalized gift for him that he will be excited about can sometimes be an exhausting search. How do you express your love, affection, and attraction to your one and only in a Valentine’s gift?

Forging You A Merry Christmas

The magic and wonder of the Christmas season is upon us. Shopping for a unique Christmas gift for him, a special gift for her, personalized Christmas gifts, stocking stuffers and secret Santa gifts… It’s the season of giving! We are here to help… Blacksmith Style!