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SUWADA Hand Nail Nipper (Since 1926)

$139.00 AUD

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  • Image of SUWADA Hand Nail Nipper (Since 1926)
  • Image of SUWADA Hand Nail Nipper (Since 1926)
  • Image of SUWADA Hand Nail Nipper (Since 1926)

SUWADA Story

Suwada Blacksmith Works is located in the city of Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, a place long known as one of the world’s leading production centres for high-end cutlery. In 1926, the founder, Shukusaburo Kobayashi, began manufacturing kuikiri (end-cut pliers), for carpenters in response to surging demand for new housing in the wake of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923.

  • Metalworking has flourished in Sanjo, Japan for over 400 years
  • Inherits the spirit and long tradition of katana (sword) making
  • Limited number of nippers have been made each year
  • Japanese-made high-carbon stainless steel that is as same as Japanese Samurai Knife
  • Only finest 30% of the forged steel is selected for the next stage of manufacture
  • 50 steps of marking one piece including 30 steps in polishing alone
  • Absolutely no gap between the facing blades when closed
  • Wide open, ultra-sharp blade suits tough nails and ingrown nails, no filing necessary
  • Ergonomic, easy to cut, good grip, exquisite and high quality packaging, perfect for gifting or self-use.

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Features

 
  - 100% handcrafted in Japan
  - Each product is unique by hand crafted
  - Designed for hand nail with unique nail-fitting curve
  - High-Carbon stainless steel smelted in Japan
  - Featured in perfectly joined blades with extreme sharpness
  - Metal case for a safe storage
 
Specifics

 
  - Length (approx): 120mm
  - Jaw opening (approx): 20mm
  - Blade length (approx): 14mm
  - Weight (approx): 85g
  - Material: High-Carbon stainless steel smelted in Japan