Antique scissors from my grandmother

I just wrote a blog post about my grandmother, Gunda Lambton, which made me think of a funny pair of scissors I inherited from her. You can see how handmade they are in the finger rings, which are wonderfully irregularly shaped.⁠ And I love the little loops so you can hang them around your neck on a ribbon. ⁠⠀

Antique figurative scissors

Antique scissor finger rings and hanging loops
I previously posted my Scottish grandmother's kitchen scissors so here are the two pairs together. ⁠⠀

Scissors from both my grandmothers

I have strong feelings about many of the tools I use. As a maker, these tools are almost as meaningful to me as the things I make. I created #toolsontuesday to keep up the practice of sharing stories about the tools we use and live with.⁠⠀
On Tuesdays, I share one of my favorite tools. I hope you'll share yours in the comments — it feels good to honor these everyday objects.⁠⠀


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