Japanese S-3 Cobalted stainless steel. Hand-forged Japanese thinner-blender. Ergonomic thinner has an extreme crane handle design for the most natural hand positioning. Maximum spacing between the thumb and finger rings to prevent cramping when closing the scissors. 360 degree swiveling thumb that allows the stylist to use any cutting technique or position with the least strain on the hand, elbow, shoulder or back. TRUE left-handed thinner-blender. Can make an enormous difference to anyone suffering from carpal tunnel, tendonitis, shoulder or back pain. Swivel thumb can be “locked” in position. Convex edge and hollow-ground blades. Adjustable-dial spring-leaf tension system. 6″ blade with 35 teeth (wave cut for smooth cutting). Also available in a cutting scissor. Includes complimentary scissor case.