Product Features GREAT FOR TOPIARY AND CLOUD PRUNING FANTASTIC FOR CLIPPING PERENNIALS AND GRASS PLANTS HIGH CARBON STEEL AND SELF SHARPENING BLADES ALSO USED FOR SHEEP SHEARING, HAND TRIMMING AND DAGGING Product Description These are a new type of hand shear. They are used either by gardeners as an extremely versatile and hard wearing pruning tool, or by farmers for shearing sheep, trimming and dagging. They are used by many professional and celebrity gardeners including, in the UK, Telegraph gardening writer Helen Yemm and Gardeners World presenter Monty Don. The handles are ergonomically designed with a low tension spring making them easy to operate and comfortable to use for long periods of time. And they are hand crafted from high quality carbon steel and the self sharpening design of the blades ensures a clean cut every time.