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Gingher Epaulette Scissors

Gingher Epaulette Scissors

$22.27 USD

Gingher Epaulette 3 1/2 inch hand embroidery scissors are high quality precision embroidery scissors that are made in Italy. The scissors have smooth and comfortable handles with slender, sharp, yet strong blades and fine points which are excellent for fine hand embroidery and needlework techniques.

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Gingher Epaulette 3 1/2 inch hand embroidery scissors are high quality precision embroidery scissors that are made in Italy. The scissors have smooth and comfortable handles with slender, sharp, yet strong blades and fine points which are excellent for fine hand embroidery and needlework techniques. The scissors come with a leather sheath to cover the blades when not in use as the scissors are sharp.

Scissors Size: Length: 3 1/2 inches (9 cm) Width at handles: 1 3/4 inches (4 1/2 cm)
Width of finger/thumb holes: 6/8 inches (1 3/4 cm)

 

 

Weight0.03 kg
Dimensions29 × 25 × 0.2 cm
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