The wandering interests of JamaOwl

Scissors

From Mend It Better by Kristin M. Roach: “Around.. CE 100, Romans developed an innovation that we all still use today: the cross-blade scissors.”

I had no idea they were so old.  Apparently they looked like grass shears and were made of iron.

References:

  1. http://www.academia.edu/8788378/History_of_scissors
  2. Mend It Better; Kristin M. Roach; Storey Publishing; 2012; p 14
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Comments on: "Scissors" (1)

  1. Lee Alloway said:

    I think we have some that old in the garage.

    Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2016 01:22:20 +0000 To: leealloway@outlook.com

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