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Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store

Tajika Branch Scissors

Regular price $140 Unit price  per 

Description:
These scissors are ideal to trim away unwanted segments of thicker diameter branches and roots, Made from antique molds, these scissors have a vintage design with a forged steel finish, but cut like modern scissors with its thick blades and a beveled edges. Comfortable grip that can accommodate a left or right hand. 

Variation:
All parts of these scissors are hand-made with antique molds. Each pair has its own unique shape and texture. 

History:
Tajika Haruo Ironworks, located in Ono city, is a 4th generation business producing handcrafted scissors and shears since the Showa period. Father and son, Takeo and Daisuke Tajika, forge, shape and sharpen each piece by hand – using techniques handed down for centuries. Tajika is one of the very few businesses in Japan still crafting scissors by hand. Each scissor is a masterpiece, perfected over many lifetimes. 

Measurement:
7" x 3 1/2"

Materials:
Iron (blade and handle), plastic (blade case)

Care instructions:
Please wipe clean with a soft cloth before use - these scissors were prelubricated when shipped from Japan. Continue lubricating with oil from time to time at the screw that connects the two blades. To prevent rust, thoroughly wipe scissors free of moisture after every use. Then, place the plastic sheath over blades to protect them and help maintain a sharp edge. Iron matures beautifully, expect and cherish the changes that will appear as your scissors age. 

Return Policy / Shipping Policy:
Returns must be made within 2 weeks in original, unused condition with all packaging for either 1. Store credit for the full amount or 2. Refund - minus a 20% restocking fee.  Tortoise does not cover the cost of return shipping or the cost of re-shipping an exchange, and the cost of shipping for returns and exchanges is the responsibility of the customer. 

Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store
Tajika Branch Scissors - tortoise general store