These classic stork design emboridery scissors by KLASSÉ are a must for your stitching kit. Their tempered stainless steel blades and finely honed sharp edges are secured with a brass rigid rivet. The fine points easily slip under your stitches for snipping. The ergonomic handles, made from rigid ABS, are both comfortable and sturdy.
According to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, stork scissors were found in midwifery kits in the 1920 and were used to clamp babies' umbilical cords, which may help explain their iconic design. Lore has it that midwives would stitch as they waited for their patients' labours to progress.