T-17 Flower Snips

R 1,090.00
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Carbon Steel flower snips, also sought after by viticulturalists. They can be used for herb pruning, or used as ikebana scissors. They are ideal for harvesting fruit, cutting stems, or trimming flowers for traditional Japanese flower arrangements, or can be used in herb and vegetable gardens.

  • Model No.: T-17
  • Total length: 200mm
  • Blade length: 70mm
  • Material: Japanese forged carbon steel with zero chemicals
  • Handle: Steel handle

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Flower snips can be used for general flower or fruit harvesting, or ikebana, which is the Japanese art of flower arranging. There are many different styles of ikebana which were first formally developed in the 16th century, following on the use of flower arrangements for long before that in auspicious places or during auspicious moments. Ikebana is also rooted in experiencing the moment, and has become a popular study theme and passion for many people across the world.

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TOYAMA HAMONO is a traditional shears manufacturer based in the famous steel working city of Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture in Japan. The company was established in 1861 and follows the original manufacturing techniques used for making Japanese swords. The company has been hand forging secateurs and shears for over 160 years and have built a reputation world-wide for producing excellent gardening tools.

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Note on use: Since this product is made from carbon steel, it offers exceptional cutting ability and is easy to sharpen. It is, however, not stainless and needs to be cleaned and dried after use. By caring for these scissors, they can last many years and across generations.