Saturday, August 28, 2010

Stork Scissors

The stork scissor design descends from a style of clamp used by midwives. However for the last 200 years stork scissors are general smaller thread cutting scissors used in embroidery and other thread-crafts.  These stork scissors are general gold toned and small in size--like the example shown left in an 1899 advertisement for Clauss Shears.

see also:Why Storks?

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