Cohana Mini Scissors and Thread Spool
These mini-scissors were created by Hasegawa Cutlery, a manufacturer of edged tools established in 1933 and located in Seki, Gifu Prefecture, Japan’s foremost cutlery-making town. You can cut with these scissors by gripping them with your fingers and pinching lightly. Despite their small size, these cute mini-scissors have great cutting ability. They are the product of a scissors manufacturer’s pride; time-tested. Reliable craftsmanship;inventive ideas; and the production technology that forms their foundation.
The small silk tassels are carefully handmade by Imasato, a specialist in tassels and knots founded in 1907 and located in Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture. For over 100 years, Imasato has been making tassels for Yame Chochin paper lanterns,which are a traditional handicraft. Imasato creates beautiful tassels that shine with subtle, artisanal skill. The cases for these scissors are made from high-quality, genuine leather. Even when placed in a pencil case, purse, or drawstring pouch, they can be stored compactly, making them convenient for carrying.
“Hasami Ware” has a history of about 400 years, and has been widely produced since the Edo era and many people feel familiar with it. This is a ceramic spool which has been made by Cohana in collaboration with Ishimaru Togei, a company that was founded in 1948 and has their pottery workshop in Hasami.
The beautiful spool has an exquisite glaze that brings out its simple texture and a quality that is unique to ceramics that have been fired in low temperatures.
The magnet is built into the spool and catches needles and clips, so that it can be used as a magnet pin cushion or clip holder. Available in Cohana’s five colors. A cute magnet spool which will make you want to collect all colors.
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