Seki Sewing Shears with Lacquered Handles (Shunuri)

£140.00

The fine scissors made in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, the city of cutlery and their handles are finished with lacquer coatings.

Story

These shears are made in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, the city of cutlery. The handle is coated with lacquer by a lacquer artisan of Buddhist altar arts in Aichi Prefecture, creating a lacquered scissors with a noble luster.

Shunuri is a rich red color produced by applying layers of vermilion lacquer.

The layers of lacquer bring out a translucent luster and depth. Beautiful luster and tasteful shine will appear as the years go by, and the smooth texture unique to lacquer will fit comfortably in your hand.
The light and stable cutting edge is made of durable and rust-resistant Japanese stainless steel.

View Seki Sewing Shears with Lacquered Handles (Tamenuri)

▼Comes with genuine leather sheath
▼Includes a cleaning cloth for care

Producing Regions

Aichi, Gifu

Producers

Lacquer|Ehara Lacquer Works/Nagoya, Aichi
Lacquer factory founded in 1970 in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture. They mainly make lacquer items and Buddhist altars for temples and households. In recent years, they have been producing various lacquered works other than traditional Buddhist altars.

Scissors|Hasegawa Cutlery/Seki,Gifu
A cutlery manufacturer established in 1933 in Seki City, Gifu Prefecture, one of Japan’s leading cutlery towns. The reliable quality was born from the outstanding technology and abundant knowledge cultivated through history. Their products have pleasant sharpness that cannot be found anywhere else.

 

 

Note : Currently all items are only available on pre-order basis.
Delivery time is 2-4 weeks. 

Available on back-order

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