These tailor's scissors are produced by the traditional forging methods of Echizen craftsmen.The sharpness of these scissors is comparable to that of a Japanese sword, they're easy to use, and they won't make your hands tired even if you're using them for a long time. The scissors cut smoothly through even thick cloth with the lightest touch. With regular care, these scissors will remain sharp for decades and last forever. While there may be scratches on the blades, these are simply products of the sharpening process and do not affect the use of the scissors. We thank you for your understanding.