Japanese S-3 Cobalted steel. Hand-forged Japanese 35 teeth thinner. Ergonomic thinner is perfect for the stylist who is having problems with carpal tunnel, tendonitis, shoulder or back pain. Natural handle configuration and great spacing between the thumb and finger rings to prevent cramping when closing the scissor. Extremely bent down thumb ring that allows the stylist to lower the elbow and shoulder dramatically when using the scissor. For those who probably need a “swivel” thumb scissor, but cannot use one. Lightweight design and thin blades. Convex edge and hollow-ground blades. Adjustable-dial spring-leaf tension system. Includes complimentary scissor case.