Viking scissors / shears / snips

Viking scissors, shears & snips. Hand-forged dressmaking scissors & hand-forged iron snips / shears, with or without leather snip sheaths.

These sort of snips / shears were used from Iron age to Viking times. In Viking times they were part of a woman's costume and have been found in many female graves. They are used for cutting thread, thin leather thong, hair or thin cloth. Useful for seamstresses and leather workers alike & handier to use than modern scissors.

Snips & Snip Sheaths

SGS145 - Small Snips

SGS145 - Small Snips

Small iron snips for cutting thread & thin leather thong.

  • Great for cutting linen thread / thin leather thong.
  • Length 11cm (4.3")

SGS145 - Small Snips:
£6.00 (US$ | €)

KRSSS2 - Small Snips Sheath - Leather

KRSSS2 - Small Snips Sheath - Leather

Dot & ring design leather snips sheath for the small snips above.

  • Hand-cut mahogany brown leather.
  • Hand-stitched sheath.
  • Traditional dot & ring Viking design.
  • Made especially for the small snips above.

KRSSS2 - Small Snips Sheath - Leather:
£10.00 (US$ | €)

NEW! KRKSS1 - Knotwork Snips Sheath - Leather

KRKSS1 - Knotwork Snips Sheath - Leather

Knotwork design leather snips sheath for the small snips above.

  • Hand-cut mahogany brown leather.
  • Hand-stitched sheath.
  • Traditional knotwork Viking design.
  • Made especially for the small snips above, but can be made for medium too.

KRKSS1 - Knotwork Snips Sheath - Leather:
£15.00 (US$ | €)

SGS146 - Medium Snips

SGS146 - Medium Snips

Medium iron snips for cutting thread & thin leather thong.

  • Great for cutting linen thread / thin leather thong.
  • Length 13cm (5.1")

SGS146 - Medium Snips:
£7.00 (US$ | €)

KRMSS2 - Medium Snips Sheath - Leather

KRMSS2 - Medium Snips Sheath - Leather

Dot & ring design leather snips sheath for the medium snips above.

  • Hand-cut mahogany brown leather.
  • Hand-stitched sheath.
  • Traditional dot & ring Viking design.
  • Made especially for the small snips above.

KRMSS2 - Medium Snips Sheath - Leather:
£12.00 (US$ | €)

Dressmaking Scissors

SGS147 - Dressmaking Scissors - Iron

SGS147 - Dressmaking Scissors - Iron

Iron scissors.

  • Great for cutting linen thread / thin leather thong / material.
  • Length 16cm (6.3")

SGS147 - Dressmaking Scissors - Iron:
£10.00 (US$ | €)