Wazakura Stainless Yasugi Steel Ashinaga Bonsai Scissors 8"(200mm)
Size: L7.87× W3.35× H0.59 inch (L200× W85× H15mm)
Length of Blades: 2.13 inch (54 mm)
Weight: 5.22 oz (148 g)
Material: SLD Alloy Tool Steel ※SLD is a registered trademark of Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
Made in Japan (Sanjo, Niigata prefecture)
【Made in Japan by 3rd generation of artisans】
Real Japanese bonsai tools handforged by third generation of bonsai tools artisans in the city of Sanjo, in Niigata Prefecture. Sanjo is known since 17th century for the metalwork skills of their artisans and blacksmiths.
【Yasugi Specialty Steel】
Bonsai tools made of Yasugi Specialty Steel, a unique steel produced only in Japan. Yasuki steel is made in the Hitachi Metals plant in Shimane prefecture (Japan). It is created by combining iron and steel, removing impurities (phosphorus, sulfur, etc) that reduce sharpness, and forging and rolling the steel many times with hot processing. The characteristics Yasugi Steel tools are extra strong, wear-resistant and long-lasting sharp tools.
【Clean Cut, Heavy Duty Yasugi Scissors】
With a sharp and sturdy edge, it severs wood fibers cleanly resulting in faster healing cuts.
【Slim Shape, Multipurpose & Beginner Friendly】
Designed for pruning and delicate bonsai work, but can be used for general gardening and as florist scissors. The long shank and short blades makes it versatile and beginner friendly. It can be used to cut up to 1/4 inches (6mm) in diameter. The small handle and slim body design separates the hand far from the blade, allowing the user to reach deeper places.
【Video: How are Wazakura's YASUGI STEEL scissors made?】
【Video: The Artisans behind Wazakura's Yasugi Steel Bonsai Scissors】
Meet Mr. Shige, the Japanese artisan behind our Yasugi Steel Bonsai Scissors (and ikebana as well!) and have a sneak peek at its manufacturing process.