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Edasukashi Bonsai Scissors

Brand:Kiya

USD$124.91

Steel

Made in Japan

21cm / Blade 5cm

 

Only 2 left in stock

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These special scissors are designed for pruning bosai branches and other small flowers and plants. Its slender shape with an elongated handle is perfect for accurately aiming for a specific branch you want to trim in crowded areas, and you will easily be able to avoid damaging any neighbouring branches.

Made from carbon steel, they are suitable for small twigs of up to 4mm, such as bonsai or other small potted plants and flowers.

Kiya

Since 1792

Tokyo, Japan

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Kiya is a company that manufactures hardware such as knives and cutlery in Nihonbashi Muromachi, Tokyo. A long-established store founded in the middle of the Edo period, it is known as “Kiya of cutlery”. Known for their professional kitchen knives, they also handle general hardware such as cutlery, pots & pans, and various scissors for gardening.

The first Kiya store opened in 1573 by an original founder Kyube Hayashi, who served to Toyotomi family as a tradesman of medicine materials in Osaka. Then Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa invited his brother to Edo, and he opened a store in Honcho (Tokyo). The brother’s store was separated from the Osaka one, so he separated a Chinese character of his family name(Hayashi, 林) into two parts(Ki, 木 and 木), then he named his store Kiya (木屋).

This store traded in fancy goods, Japanese ware and candles, and remained open for centuries. Then in 1792, after working his way up through the company, Iisuke Kato received permission to establish a new store with the same name, “Kiya”, with both stores operating next to each other. The new Kiya store traded in cutlery and other merchandise not being sold at the original store and continues to do so to this day. 

In the great picture scroll Kidaisyoran (1805), you can see the Kiya stores as they were at that time, with their original trademark symbol printed on the shop curtain. This trademark is the same one which is still used today, over two hundred years later.

ITSUMO

Living within Tradition

Shop Location

 

279 East 6th Ave

Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7

Canada

 

Phone: 604 423 3679

e-mail: info@itsumo.ca

 

 

 

Shop Hours

 

Wednesday ~ Saturday: 12:00 ~ 18:00

Sunday: 12:00 ~ 17:00

Monday & Tuesday: Closed

 

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