Opinel Secateurs

$92.50

Made of excellent quality stainless steel, the Opinel secateur's have a 20 mm cutting capacity.  The blades are shaped to minimise the cutting force required.  The three positioned switch has two different opening widths to adjust to fit the diameter of the branches and the size of the hand as well as a closed position.  This unique design is perfect if you are only pruning smaller bushes or have hand mobility issues.   

Features

  • Stainless steel blade with cutting capacity of 20 mm
  • Guard made of polyamide for a comfortable grip and secure hand
  • Locking system in the closed position
  • Protected spring to prevents dirt from entering/blocking the mechanism 
  • Varnished Beech wooden handle 
  • Beech is a light colour which varies from yellow to pink and is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes

Making a difference

  • Excellent quality - built to last
  • Plastic-free, made from quality wood and steel
  • Made by a family-run business in France

About

The Opinel knife was founded in 1890 in Chambery in the Savoie region of France by Joseph Opinel, who designed and created the first Opinel knife.  The design was created with the ideals of good sense, a feeling of comfort when gripped and the convenience of being able to carry it in your pocket.  The company is still run and owned by Joseph Opinel's descendents and has grown to employ around 100 people.  The Opinel knife is a popular everyday item whose aesthetics and functionality have won over generations of users. It has remained unchanged for over a century, with a design that is one of the most successful of all time. For this reason, Opinel was recognised by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1985 as one of the 100 best designed items in the world, right alongside the Porsche 911 and the Rolex watch.  And in 2006 a jury of international designers acknowledged it as one of the 999 most succesful designs of all time in the "Phaidon Design Classics".