Colibri was founded in 1928 by Julius Lowenthal. His primary aim was to re-invent the lighter market and to produce an automatic lighter. He succeeded by inventing the semi-automatic lighter. Colibri is a company that specialises in men’s accessories. Now established for over 83 years, Colibri is traditionally known as a lighter manufacturer. Since its inception, Colibri has developed its existing lighter a variety of products including: lighters, jewelry, smoking accessories, small leather goods and writing instruments.