Kasho Hair Styling Scissors are manufactured of special high-carbon stainless steel alloy which has superior resistance to corrosion and wear. The steel is variously compounded with Molydbenum, vanadium, cobalt and other elements to achieve state-of-the-art characteristics. Kasho's advanced heat treatment and sub-zero quench techniques assure long-term blade sharpness and durability. Damascus Series Kasho Scissors are pleased to announce the introduction of a new series of scissors to complement their world renowned collection. The Damascus Scissors have a unique 'flat screw' system complete with integral ball bearings which ensures a silky smooth operation, the blades are finely mirror polished, and are also available in offset 6" and 6.5" sizes. The Damascus Scissors combine old forge traditions with state of the art and futuristic technology. The maximum sharpness, hardness and durability of the edges is achieved using the renowned wear resistance V10 stainless steel alloy. The Damascus steel is carefully layered and forged on top to produce the beautiful Damascus patterning. The Kasho Damascus scissors represent the ultimate in hand finished sophistication.