SUWADA Flower Shears S-17

These lightweight flower shears are crafted in Sanjō, Niigata Prefecture, and have been designed specifically for cutting flowers.

£81 per item

These SUWADA Flower Shears are crafted in Sanjō, Niigata Prefecture, a region historically associated with blacksmithing, notably for creating sharp tools, such as knives and scissors for cutting flowers. The regular-sized shears are popular with seasoned and new gardeners alike due to their lightweight quality. Weighing under 200g, the shears are ideal for prolonged pruning without being strenuous to the hand. For longevity and durability, they are formed from high-carbon Japanese steel with a thin coating applied to prevent rust.

Wipe blades soon after use as sap can harden and be difficult to remove.
Moisture can lead to rust, make sure to wipe down the tool to be completely dry.
Oil the pivot point if there is any stiffness. Use the oil to remove the build up and wipe away.
As a general guidline, the thickness of the branch or stem being cut should be less than one third of the length of the blade.
Please do not twist the scissors if there is resistance, it will damage the blade.
If the scissors are going into storage over a long period of time, oil it and store in a dark place with no moisture.
There may be hammer marks on the scissors, this is not a fault but traces of the craftspersonship.

Size: L18 x W9.5 x H2 cm

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