These Handmade Bonsai Scissors Cost Up to $35,000

Bonsai, for those who are unaware, is a traditional Japanese art form of trimming and cultivating small trees that are placed in containers in order to mimic the shape of full-size trees. Here, we get a look at fifth generation scissor maker and master blacksmith Yasuhiro Hirakawa and his $35,000 Sasuke bonsai scissors.

Hirakawa, the only traditional scissor maker left in Japan, has been perfecting his craft for roughly five decades. Still utilizing ancient methods, his scissors can take...

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