Tachi Basami - Sewing Scissors
- Beautiful sewing scissors made by craftsman
- Sharp and durable sewing scissors with a timeless aesthetic
- Extremely sharp and used primarily by artisans
These Sewing Scissors are only to be used for fabric. Using the scissors on paper or anything else will only dull the blade. Using high-carbon steel, not only are they sharp but the mare much more durable.
Each individual piece is painstakingly hand-made by skilled craftsmen using the same techniques that have been employed for generations. For about 250 years, various new designs have been created to meet the needs of customers.
Since the Edo era (1603-1868) the blacksmith and hardware industry known as Banshu (in the Hyogo prefecture of Japan) started long ago as a Katana (sword) manufacturers. Each sword carefully handmade which have stood the tests of time and are still remain an exceptional instrument.
Banshu Hamono was originally a family business coming from this region and history of craftsmen. What began as an industry producing swords, they began to produce knives for the kitchen and have since expanded to now manufactures a variety of products including utility knives, traditional Japanese razors, Japanese gripping shears used for cutting thread, pruning shears, floral shears, and various gardening tools.
Care: After use, clean the blade with cotton soaked with olive oil to prevent it from rusting. Wash occasionally and dry immediately to prevent rusting. The Scissors are extremely sharp so please use with care and make sure to keep out of the reach of children.
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- This offer includes a special individual packing, for your ordered item
- Please kindly inform us about the exact products to be packed, in case multiple items are involved in one order
- Suitable to pack product & products with global volume up to around 320 x 180 x 75mm
- Cannot be ordered independently without other product
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- Closed and tied manually by our team, with white wrapping string
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