Professional and amateur chefs in search of the ultimate in kitchen scissors may be interested in the Japanese-made Zanmai Sakura scissors, now available through Kickstarter. Designed by professional artisans, the multi-purpose scissors are entirely made in Japan and come with a number of useful tools to help you prepare various types of food. The unique scissors have hardened blades that take around 4 hours to temper at temperatures above 200 ° C, and the design of the scissors is based on the science of ergonomics. Early booking confirmation at a special price are now available for the recently launched project starting at around USD 68 or GBP 50 (depending on current exchange rates).
Zanmai Sakura Japanese scissors
“Entirely made in Japan, the Zanmai Sakura scissors are high quality, multi-purpose scissors born from the amazing skills of artisans from the Japanese cutlery craft capital, Seki City. With versatile use in mind and a cutting ability that can rival any other high quality pair of scissors, these are brilliant scissors to have in your kitchen drawer. We strongly encourage you to try them out! Even today there are many different swordsmiths in Japan and the traditional sword craft is still alive today. We are proud to say that we are based in Seki City, a city that has been at the heart of cutlery and sword making for over 800 years! Be it a great pair of scissors or a beautiful katana, the skills to achieve the beauty and cutting ability will continue, and with the skills from the past we will try to make new, better items for the future. “
If the Zanmai Sakura crowdfunding campaign successfully achieves its required commitment target and manufacturing proceeds smoothly, it is expected to ship worldwide sometime in June 2022. To learn more about the Zanmai Sakura Scissors Project, play the promotional video below.
“These scissors are the result of all of our hard work and dedication, as well as the skills of the craftsmen who work on them. The amazing skills and traditional craft passed down over many years combined with new technology have created what we believe to be beautiful scissors. When preparing Japanese dishes, scissors can be an indispensable tool in the kitchen, but also when preparing other dishes from other cultures. In addition, they find their roots in traditional Japanese swords. “
“On the front of the scissors there is a symbol for Japan, the cherry blossom or in Japanese sakura. In the language of flowers, cherry blossoms as a whole are viewed as a symbol of moral beauty or graceful femininity, and not only when they are in bloom, but also when they gracefully fall and dance in the spring breeze. They are recognized as a natural monument of Japan, and from Okinawa to the Tohoku region there are over 39 different recognized species such as the Oshima Zakura. “
For a full list of all available commitment options, stretch goals, additional media, and full specifications for the scissors, please visit the Zanmai Sakura crowdfunding campaign official page by clicking the link below.
Source : Kickstarter
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