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BANSHU HAMANO Katate Karikomi Basami

€295,00 EUR

This beautiful Katate Karikomi Shears (one-handed pruning shears) is made for cutting effectively the thick branches and leaves, and especially designed for pruning and shaping Japanese pine trees.

A large pair of scissors could allow you to trim the leaves of a plant with only one hand. The brass ring on the handle protects well the back of your hand from the branches. This shear is also durable as it has been carefully hardened at the neck by its craftsman.

Size: 270mm

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.

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.

Care: After use, clean the blade with cotton soaked with olive oil to prevent it from rusting.