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Custom Lighters

From $49.00. Ready in 1 - 2 day(s)

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Zippo logoThese smart Zippo® windproof custom lighters are a distinguished and contemporary way to display your original designs, with no minimum order amount. Made in USA with Zippo®'s all metal construction, they exude class and style, and are the perfect alternative to a traditionally engraved lighter. Your design is printed on to the custom lighters and delivered to you in a presentation box.

  • Genuine Zippo® product made in USA
  • Hinged lid with distinctive Zippo® 'click'
  • Windproof and refillable
  • All metal Zippo® construction
  • Hand printed in our studio with no minimum

Design Your Own Lighter on an Official Zippo® Product

    Classy, suave and sophisticated, your custom lighters are a must-have for any candle lover, smoker or cigar connoisseur. The genuine Zippo® lighter has a hinged lid case featuring the distinctive Zippo® 'click'. It's windproof, allowing you to spark up come rain or shine, and the flame is extinguished when the lid is closed. Presented in a smart presentation box, these custom printed lighters are a classy accessory that shows off your individuality. There's also no minimum order amount, meaning if you'd just like one lighter for a significant other or special occasion, we're happy to help. The inks are semi-transparent and so they allow the brushed metal finish to show. You can alter the angle of the lighter from side to side and watch as your print gets lighter and darker as the light reflectivity changes. 

  • At a glance...

    • Genuine Zippo® Product Made in USA
    • Windproof hinged lighter
    • High quality brushed chrome
    • All metal construction
    • Supplied in presentation box

How it's Made and Printed

Your designs are printed onto the brushed chrome lighter case, using Contrado's specialist metal ink transfer application process. This produces a scratch-resistant print that will stand up to normal wear and tear. The wick and flint come included, and the actual lighter can be removed from the encasing to refill with lighter fluid and replace the flint. The lighter is presented in an original presentation box, seated in a molded enclosure to protect the surface from scratches. Clean with a dry cloth only. The print will cover the entire front of the lighter and you may see some bleed onto the sides.



Care Instructions

Please always take extra caution and care with open naked flames. For a full step-by-guide on how to fill your lighter and replace the flint, please visit our FAQ page and follow instructions to the letter. To extinguish the flame, simply snap shut the lid and the flame will automatically go out. This lighter is not to be used by minors. Keep out of reach of children. The Zippo® lighter is supplied without fuel, for safety. Clean with dry cloth only. No minimum order amount.

Design Your Own Lighter Tips

Your designs are printed across the hinged lid opening, so please take this into account when positioning your images to ensure you're happy with where the printed lighter will flip open and distort your design. Of course, when the lid is shut, the finish is flawless and the lid opening can barely be seen. Please bear in mind that white areas of your design will be unprinted. These will appear silver on the finished product.

Your personalized lighters fall under the famous Zippo lifetime guarantee. The majority of the internal parts are consumables and can be replaced (examples include the flint, spring, wadding, and wick). The specialized printing can last years upon years, as long as proper care is taken with it. Only put in your pocket if it won't be with keys or sharp objects. Do not let the lighter fluid splash onto the area that you have designed. The printing is durable and will resist scratching, but it is possible to mark it if too much force or pressure is applied or if sharp objects are used.

How does this product enhance my...

  • Home

    Design your own custom lighters for the home, printed with a stylish pattern to complement the decor or your daily outfits. Robust, rust resistant and windproof, it's the ideal lighter to have on standby for lighting the chiminea or getting the BBQ going in the summer. They are also a stunning gift to celebrate a milestone birthday or career promotion, and with a name like Zippo® you know that it's quality you can trust-original and best.

  • Business

    If you're in the outdoor furnishings industry, this stunning silver lighter is an ideal accompaniment to sell alongside barbecues, chimineas, fire pits and lanterns. Printed with your branding, you could even offer this custom lighter as a freebie when a customer spends over a certain amount. This level of professionalism won't go unnoticed.

  • Design Brand

    Having such a huge brand name, featuring your work is an impressive item to sell in your design brand's product range. Printed with your unique artwork, you can appeal to a huge market and reach new audiences. Made from high polish chrome, it's a high quality product that carries the Zippo® lifetime guarantee on build quality.

Frequently asked questions:

How do I fill my custom lighters?

Your Zippo® lighter comes unfilled due to safety, but a wick and flint are included. Please refer to Care Instructions above where you can find a link to our step-by-step guide with instructions and safety precautions.

Where is my design printed?

Your design is printed onto the front of the lighter (hinge left), including the body and the lid. Single sided printed with slight border around the edge to stop bleeding around the curved corners.

Will my lighter scratch?

Your Zippo® custom lighter is scratch resistant, not entirely scratch proof. It will stand up to normal wear and tear, being in pockets or handbags, but we would advise that you avoid scratching it with sharp objects.

Browse Designer Zippo Lighters

Browse this collection of exclusively designed lighters, each one featuring stunning artwork from our #ContradoCreatives. From modern prints to vintage patterns, there's a lighter to suit any taste in style.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-colored or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

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    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric, and sewn into finished products, which gives a better finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

  • Pattern Alignment Across Seams ICON

    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which Is close enough for most patterns, but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs.

At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery

We're fast

  • Ready in 1 - 2 day(s).

We print and make everything in-house

  • Low shipping fees
  • Express shipping available

If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
We hope to start working with you soon.