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Ernest Wright

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

HANDMADE SCISSORS FROM SHEFFIELD

Each pair of Ernest Wright scissors and shears 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.

ORDERING FROM ERNEST WRIGHT

We are committed to crafting scissors and shears with perfect performance. Each pair is given all the time and care it needs.

Working meticulously ensures quality, but it also means we don’t often have stock available to buy straightaway. Instead, most customers will need to back-order their desired model. Once a back-order is placed, the scissors or shears are usually delivered within approx. 10 weeks. This also means that products ordered after the 25th of September 2023 will not be delivered before Christmas.

Not all models are currently available on back-order. If you’re interested in an unavailable model, please email ku.oc.thgirwtsenre@ofni so that we can add you to the relevant waiting list.

COLLECTION

TURTON

KITCHEN

Timeless design from the early 1900’s

KUTRITE

KITCHEN

The remade and remastered Kutrite kitchen scissors

ANTIQUE STORK

EMBROIDERY

Your iconic embroidery companion

6.5″ GENERAL PURPOSE

HOUSEHOLD

Your home and hobby helper

8.25″ TAILOR SHEARS

DRESSMAKER

Exclusive and elegant

10″ TAILOR SHEARS

DRESSMAKER

The professional’s choice

12″ INDUSTRIAL SHEARS

INDUSTRIAL

The perfect choice for craftsmen

13″ CLASSIC TAILOR SHEARS

TAILOR

The ultimate tailor’s tool

13″ HERITAGE TAILOR SHEARS

TAILOR

Antique form & perfect performance

12″ PAPER HANGER

PAPERCRAFT

The craftsperson’s choice.

11″ BOOKBINDER SCISSORS

PAPERCRAFT

The ultimate bookbinder’s tool.

4″ PRINT EMBROIDERY

EMBROIDERY

Your little helper

THREADSNIPS

EMBROIDERY

Cut threads quickly and effortlessly

6″ QUILTING SCISSORS

EMBROIDERY

Sharp, elegant, limited edition

8.25″ DRESSMAKER SHEARS – L

DRESSMAKER (LEFT-HANDED)

Lightweight and versatile, Left-handed

10″ TAILOR SHEARS – L

DRESSMAKER (LEFT-HANDED)

The professional’s choice, left-handed

TURTON - L

KITCHEN (LEFT-HANDED)

A household favourite, left-handed

THE WORLD OF ERNEST WRIGHT

The Heritage Crafts Association recognised our traditional craftsmanship by awarding us the inaugural HCA President’s Award for Endangered Crafts.

Historical-Tailor

The Historical Tailor

Much of what’s admirable in history may be salvaged, if approached with rigour, skill and a fanatical eye for detail. We video-called Sam Napoleon, the ...
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Dance of the Tutu-Maker

Amid the movement, fantasy and iconography of classical ballet, the tutu is centre-stage. We spoke to Desiree of Luv Tutus & Costumes to learn how ...
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Walking through craft history

To mark Ernest Wright’s inclusion in Peter Machan’s new book about the history of Sheffield’s traditional trades, we follow the author’s guided walk through the ...
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“We are but the two halves of a pair of scissors, when apart…
but together we are something”.

CHARLES DICKENS