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U.S. Patent # 5,813,417
It's a Shear Revolution!
Dating back to 200 B.C., the high tech
craft of creating shears was among the highest valued trades.
Shears were considered works of art, and were known to be so elaborate
that many pairs of bronze shears were inlaid with colored metals
depicting Greco-Roman figures. Early Egyptian aristocracy possessed
the finest in decorative and high quality craftsmanship shears.
Barbers catering to royalty in England
and Spain became famous for the high tech instrument.
The first pair of modern cast-steel shears was made in England
in 1761. Few instruments have lasted this long without a change
in basic design.
This season Rudolph International, Inc.
honors the history of this unique instrument by launching a revolutionary
new design in shears.
The first ever re-design of shears
in over 300 years has us excited and enthusiastic about how this
newly designed instrument will aid hairstylists worldwide in perfecting
their craft. Announced Jim Rudolph, President of Rudolph
Rudolph Shears are lightweight and designed
ergonomically to relieve tension and strain on the hand, wrist,
and arm, thereby reducing chances of developing Carpal Tunnel
As defined by Merriam-Webster's® Collegiate
Dictionary online: er·go·nom·ics:
Etymology: erg- + -nomics (as in economics) : an applied
science concerned with designing and arranging things people use
so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely.
Called also human engineering.
The beautiful Chrome finish enhances the
high degree of craftsmanship Rudolph is renown for. Rudolph shears
are engineered with a unique Push Pin locking device and Extra
Spring to secure them in the closed position when not in use.
Additionally, Rudolph Shears are made of 56 Rockwell Stainless
Steel, known to be the ideal strength for perfect sharpening.
Included with each pair of Rudolph Shears is a screw in finger-rest
and blade cleaner. Each pair of shears may be easily disassembled
allowing the spring to be replaced when required. And, as always
all Rudolph Shears are Ambidextrous and come with an Unconditional