Steel all purpose left-handed scissors 160mm (6.25 in)

8.95
Steel all purpose left-handed scissors 160mm (6.25 in)
This mid-sized stainless steel scissor has a lovely smooth cutting action and precision cut ideal for office or home use. With one rounded and one pointed blade for precise cutting.

Maybe you don't really need left-handed scissors because...

You can just turn right-handed ones upside down and that makes them left-handed

Er - NO! Right-handed scissors have the top blade on the right and it will always stay that way whichever way you turn them round and you still will not be able to see your cutting line or make them cut properly.

You can buy "ambidextrous" scissors that work for right-and left-handed people

NO again - it is the same problem - left-handed scissors need to be manufactured with the blades reversed so the top blade in on the LEFT. We have seen some scissors that have RIGHT-handed blade positions but have just the handles moulded for a lefthander and they are completely useless!

It is better to just get used to right-handed scissors as they are all that is normally available.

Well, us left-handers ARE adaptable and it is possible with a lot of manipulation to sort-of make right handed scissors work in your left hand. But it will be uncomfortable and they won't cut properly, so why do that when you have the chance to use proper LEFT-HANDED scissors? This one is particularly bad for CHILDREN when they first start cutting things out at school because they will not be able to do it and will be seen as awkward and hopeless by the teacher and the rest of the class. Why not just make it EASY?

So - maybe you DO need proper LEFT-HANDED scissors if you want to cut things accurately and easily!

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Customer Reviews

  Left-handed Christmas gift  I gave these as a Christmas gift to my left-handed assistant Manager and he was thrilled as he no longer has to use right-handed scissors upside-down rather unsuccessfully. He has used them several times and is so pleased he can now cut paper easily and without frustration!  Kay USA

  excellent product and service  I bought these scissors for my daughter and she is very pleased with them. The service was very good, easy to order and arrived quickly and well packaged.   

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I bought these for my daughter (the only left-hander in the family). She's used them for absolutely everything & finds them comfortable, versatile and exactly what they say they are - real general purpose scissors. She now uses scissors confidently for the first time in her life. Highly recommended.<

Mrs. Catriona Chase

The embroidery scissors have arrived safely and I am very happy with them. I never believed what a difference proper left handed scissors would make to my craft work.

Tahlie, UK

Thank you for the goods which arrived today. As always, the service and quality are excellent.

Ann, UK

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