Collecting of iron ores in Kuźniczysko took place already in Iron Age, or even in Bronze Age (about 1000 BC). Boosted extraction on begining of AD resulted in rapid development and importance of local ironworks and forges.
Since 1232 owners of forges in Kuźniczysko and Czeszów were paid the rent and delivered metal articles to monastery. On area of todays Kuźniczysko was built solid ironworks. Production of steel on large scale started in 1433 after abbess Anna I decision about preparing area to collecting renewable sod iron ore.
In XVIII century discovered that in Kuźniczysko region occurs also non-ferrous metals – native copper with dopants of silver for example. Copper forges existed from about 1780. In 1840 they were assigned to city council of Wrocław. Processed and reforged metal were delivered only to Masłowiec, where it was rolled. Copper delivered to Wrocław has been worth about 1 milion of złotys (calculating to todays money). To compare – Czeszów delivered 16,5 tones of copper tablewares.
Copper plate from Kuźniczysko was used on dome tower of church. Since 1801 the dome was moved to tower of church in Złotów.