GINGHER KNIFE EDGE scissors can be used for precision cutting fabric and threads in sewing, crafts and needle arts. Sharp points easily snip threads in tight areas. Quality craftsmanship assures sharp cutting all the way to the points. Contoured handles provide extra comfort for thumb and finger. This product is hot drop-forged and double-plated chrome over nickel. GINGHER is recognized as the premier line of cutting implements in sewing, crafts and needle arts. This is the 8″ dressmaker shear in a left-handed version.