Ernest Wright

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

HANDMADE SCISSORS FROM SHEFFIELD

Each pair of Ernest Wright reflects over a century of knowledge, passion and character. Seamlessly blending supreme quality into everyday use. Bought once, they’ll love you for a lifetime.

STILL MAKING SCISSORS – BUT SLOWER THAN USUAL

Ernest Wright remains dedicated to crafting supreme quality, handmade scissors with perfect performance. However, due to social distancing, we have fewer staff than usual in the workshop. This means our production capacity is reduced.
If you’re interested in purchasing some scissors, we gratefully invite you to place a backorder and join the queue. We are currently working through back-orders received over the last few months. Unfortunately, we do not currently have any stock ready to ship immediately.
Thank you for your support and patience in these extraordinary times.
COLLECTION
Ernest Wright Turton scissor

TURTON

KITCHEN

Timeless design from the early 1900’s
Ernest Wright Antique Stork scissor

ANTIQUE STORK

EMBROIDERY

Your iconic embroidery companion
Ernest Wright General Purpose scissor

6.5″ GENERAL PURPOSE

HOUSEHOLD

Your home and hobby helper
Ernest Wright 8.25" Dressmaker Shears

8.25″ TAILOR SHEARS

DRESSMAKER

Exclusive and elegant

Ernest Wright 10" Tailor shears

10″ TAILOR SHEARS

DRESSMAKER

The professional’s choice
Ernest Wright 12" Industrial Shears

12″ INDUSTRIAL SHEARS

INDUSTRIAL

The perfect choice for craftsmen

Ernest Wright 13" Industrial Shears

13″ TAILOR SHEARS

TAILOR

The ultimate tailor’s tool
Ernest Wright 10" Paper Hanger shear

10″ PAPER HANGER

PAPERCRAFT

The craftsperson’s choice.
Ernest Wright 12" Paper hanger

12″ PAPER HANGER

PAPERCRAFT

The craftsperson’s choice.
Ernest Wright 8.25" Dressmaker Shear

8.25″ DRESSMAKER SHEARS – L

DRESSMAKER (LEFT-HANDED)

Lightweight and versatile, Left-handed

Ernest Wright 10" Tailor Shears

10″ TAILOR SHEARS – L

DRESSMAKER (LEFT-HANDED)

The professional’s choice, left-handed
THE WORLD OF ERNEST WRIGHT
Ernest Wright Kutrite presentation box

The Kutrite is coming back!

After four years of talking about this lost pattern, and more than two years working on it ourselves, we can finally announce that the Kutrite is coming back!

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Putter at work

Fulfilling backorders

Let us start by saying we’re astounded at the support our customers have given us during this most complicated of summers.  Despite long wait times …

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Ernest Wight workshop Sheffield

Your Support

Our youngsters are all fine crafsmen in their own right, some of them with several years’ experience, and they did a great job. Nonetheless, the …

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ONE OF 20 MUST HAVES
According to The Daily Telegraph, Ernest Wright’s Turton is among the 20 things you should buy at least once in your lifetime. We couldn’t argue with that.
Telegraph must have kitchen scissor
SOME CLASSIC VIDEOS
We’ve collected some great documentaries for you to watch. Like the beautiful portrait ‘The Putter’, that superbly captures the spirit of handcrafting Ernest Wright scissors.
Historic Ernest Wright worker

“We are but the two halves of a pair of scissors, when apart…
but together we are something”.

CHARLES DICKENS