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Ernest Wright and Son LTD

Ernest Wright & Son Ltd


Ernest Wright & Son is a family company producing extremely high quality, traditionally hand-finished scissors and shears from its workshop in the heart of Sheffield – a city that is renowned for its cutlery and steel.

The Wright family has been involved in the boring, hardening and tempering of scissors since at least 1860, and as far back as records can be found, Walter Wright – a renowned ‘Little Master’ of Sheffield – specialised in finishing scissor blades as an outworker. Read More

He was also referred to as ‘Master-Scissor-Putter-Togetherer’ – a true accolade of the time.

Today the fifth generation of the Wright family is heading up the business, which has crafted a collection of gold-plated domestic scissors exclusively for The New Craftsmen.

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