I have had the opportunity to employ the bonsai scissors that you lent to me for trial use. I find that they are superior to all other tools I have previously used. They have the combination of robust construction coupled with excellent fine blade-tip design. This allows a more flexible use of the tool. Flexibility saves time and in my capacity of Curator of Bonsai at the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture saving time translates into the ability to work more efficiently on the Clark Center Bonsai Collection.