Cohana Small Scissors with lacquer handles + gold trim (Shunuri-painting / Red)
The Vermillion Red scissors are made in Seki, Japan's leading cutlery town. From tiny scissors to large knives Hasegawa's craftsmen adjust the slicing of the blades for each pair one by one, resulting in a sharp cut. The blade tip is thin, finely filed on the tip to help the scissors slice into place. It's is easy to use for detailed work and is recommended for stitching craft and handicraft.*
The handles are painted with a rich colour lacquer with transparent lacquer overlaid. The glossy surface is a rich, deep tone which changes over time. This is unique to natural lacquer, and with each passing year, a beautiful, smooth lustre appears. The polished surface of the lacquer fits comfortably with your hand, and the more you use it, the more it becomes a working tool, not just a pretty object.
A strip of gold tinted lacquer finishes of the rich colour, with the scissors tied with a tassle of silver and gold thread. The scissors blades slide into a genuine leather sheath, with both presented in a neat light wood box.
Total length: about 105 mm
Width: about 53 mm
Thickness: about 10 mm
Scissors made by Hasegawa cutlery, Seki City, Gifu Prefecture
A knife manufacturer founded in 1933 in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, one of Japan's leading knife towns. The products that are born from the outstanding technology and deep knowledge cultivated in decades of making have a quality and a precision that cannot be found anywhere else.
Lacquer handles and trim made Ebara Lacquer Works Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
A lacquer shop founded in 1970 in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture.
They make lacquer work pieces and woodwork treatments for Buddhist temples, altars and household Buddhist items.
*Please note: The tip of the scissors is filed and appears clipped. This is a deliberate part of the design of the blades.