A Pair of Scissors
It is an instrument which is used to cut clothes, paper, leather, etc into two or more parts. It consists of two blades which are sharpened only on their inside edges. They are joined together in the middle with a rivet or screw. It also forms the pivot around which the blades move. One end of the scissor blade is pointed. The other end has a handle with holes for the thumbs and fingers. The two blades are able to cut when both of them meet when the handles at their ends close with the pressure of the hand The scissors are made of steel. Care is taken to ensure that both the blades possess the equal degree of hardness and elasticity. The quality of steel is therefore always strictly controlled. Surgical scissors are always made of stainless steel. Because it disinfects easily and is not poisonous. The blades of well-made scissors touch each other only at one pint along its length. This is the spot where the cutting takes place. The blades are sharpened by experts. They lightly touch the blade on the grinding wheel so that the angle of sharpness is retained even after the blade is sharpened.