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Regular price $162.00 NZD
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I am a meticulously handcrafted pair of small scissors, perfect for detailed cutting work. My blades are forged and hand fitted by master craftsmen for a sharp edge and a smooth, hitch-free cutting experience. The final steps of the finishing process, called Koba-biki and Tip Shaving, require the senses and skill of the experienced artisan.

My warm lacquered handles make me smooth fitting and easy to use. My red colour is achieved with the Shunuri technique used to produce a vibrant vermillion red, considered the colour of celebration across Asia.

I come with a leather case to keep my blades safe, my handle is adorned with a gilt tassel and I am protected by a cloth wrapping which can be used to clean my lacquered handles. With proper care and maintenance I will last a lifetime.

Fun Fact: Ehara Lacquer Works was founded in 1970 mainly as a maker of lacquered items and Buddhist alters for temples and households. Each set of scissors displays the elegance of traditional Buddhist lacquerware.

Size: 105mm length (24mm blade), 53mm width, 9mm thick

Materials: lacquer,gold handle | body - stainless cutlery steel, ABS resin | genuine leather case | polyester tassel

Producing Regions:

    • Lacquer by Ehara Lacquer Works in Nagoya, Aichi
    • Scissors by Hasegawa Cutlery in Seki, Gifu

Why I'm Better

Cohana is committed to connecting the traditional skills and wisdom of Japanese artisans handed down over many years to future generations and to revitalise these industries and production areas. Many of the techniques used to make their tools have been given the certification of Traditional Crafts by the Japanese Government.

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