Niwaki Long Snips 4.7"
Niwaki Long Snips 4.7"
Niwaki Long Snips 4.7"

Niwaki Long Snips 4.7"

Regular price £26.67
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Only 4 items in stock!

Traditional Nigiribasami snips, super sharp and easy to handle. Perfect for sewing, embroidery and even gardening. A longer version for easier handling

 Details

  • 4 3/4″ long snips with 1 3/4″ blades (the image shows the shorter pair)
  • Etched blade with Japanese characters
  • Stainless steel
  • Made in Miki, Hyogo prefecture, Japan
  • Comes in a little cardboard box
  • Nigiribasami means “to squeeze”; like an onigiri, they are to fit in the palm of your hand

About Niwaki

Niwaki means garden tree. Not very exciting, but it implies far more than that. Japanese gardens are landscapes, microcosms of nature, and the trees are all shaped to fit into those landscapes – there’s an awful lot of artistry and cultural baggage in there too. Founded by an English sculptor, Niwaki specifically create garden tools and scissors that are made to last, based on their experience of ten-year-old still beautiful Japanese-forged shears.

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