Japan is famous for hand-forged knives and utensils of highest quality iron. Between 1930s to 1960s, these Itokiribasami thread cutters were hand-forged by Japanese blacksmiths using one complete piece of iron. Every cutter carries a unique signature of the blacksmith. Feel the swift cut between the thumb and index finger. It's addictive.
* To bring them in use, resharpening with a grindstone and re-oiling maybe necessary.
. 10.5cm long