Occasionally I get asked if I can source any of the traditional spiral staffs that look like a snake wrapped around a shaft. Unfortunately I cannot. Those spiral shafts are formed by vines that grow up around a sapling and choke them, causing the unique spiral indentation as the sapling grows. In this harsh enviroment we have no woody vines that grow naturally. Ironically they can be found a mere hour or two away where the growing season is longer.