The Kamisori Jewel Texturizing Shears are made of Japanese forged (Hitachi 440C) steel. The shear goes through a 93 step inspection process which ensures you get a perfect hair tool for your texturizing needs. Keeping salon professionals in mind, this titanium coated beauty is a combination of classy design and power packed features. The offset handle fits comfortably in your hand allowing you to position your hand in multiple directions without causing wrist strain. The titanium coating over Japanese 440C Steel provides for better agility and durability giving you comfort knowing that your investment will last you over 15 years at a minimum.