Blacksmith tongs

Blacksmith tongs

A pliers-like tool with long handles that was used by blacksmiths to hold hot pieces of metal.
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All the early medieval iron tongs represent the same type of blacksmith tongs meant for working with smaller objects.
In folklore, twin brothers Anton and Atanas were blacksmiths who first invented the blacksmith tongs.
Collectors sometimes mistake spool carriers for blacksmith tongs. The simple spool un-roller looks like a broken lawn mower handle, but actually works beautifully, pulling the spool along the ground as it unrolls with almost no effort.