Garden Shears: Genzo Hamono Kado Garden Shears Made from High Carbon Steel
• Blade steel: High carbon steel laminated with soft steel
• Largest diameter it will cut 1/4"
• Overall length: 6.5"
• Blade length: 2"
• Weight: 0.5 lbs
Kado shears are designed with a handle style called tsuru and the blades are designed to make fine cuts which is required for flower arrangements to allow the flowers to easily absorb water. The round, wide handle is easy to grip.
Genzo series shears are produced by Genzo Hamono Manufacturing Co. in Niigata prefecture. They come with a strong blade and hold up its edge a long time. They require the edge to be wiped clean and dry after use to prevent rust. The shears come with a leather blade cover.