We call it the Short Cut® Snip, but you'll use it as a household snip for all the thousands of little tasks where swift, sure cutting comes in handy. The light-fingered control and razor-sharp blades are ideal for houseplant maintenance and bonsai, not to mention opening a new CD case or snipping a ribbon. Fingertip control for small, detailed cuttings. Ideal for intricate houseplant cuttings. Right or left-handed use. Fully hardened stainless steel blades holds sharp edge longer. FiberComp construction-reinforced fiberglass composite materials provide strength and durability.