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Did Gingher stop making scissors?

Old 01-13-2014, 03:47 AM
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Default Did Gingher stop making scissors?

My daughter bought me lovely "designer series" ones for Christmas, I was looking to buy some for my sister and nobody seems to have them. I'm seeing them for un-real prices on ebay and Amazon (like $100 for 4" ones.

Anyone have another idea where to find them? Joann's is no.
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:11 AM
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Fiskar bought them out........
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:13 AM
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They are still available at Jo-Ann's.
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:37 AM
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My wal mart started carrying Gingher so I thoght something was different
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:52 AM
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Our J's doesn't have them hanging "out" anymore. You have to take the card up to the front and they will get them for you. For a while, I thought they didn't have any. Till I realized they treated them this way.
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Old 01-13-2014, 05:06 AM
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Our Joanns still has them available, or at least they did a few weeks ago.
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Old 01-13-2014, 05:11 AM
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The last two pair I purchased were nowhere near the former quality. I switched to Dovos.
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Old 01-13-2014, 05:52 AM
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Don't you just hate it when that happens. Why do they have to take something thats perfect and change it? Guess I better go buy another pair before the good ones are gone.!
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:22 AM
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I discovered the scarcity of the decorative Gingher scissors about a year and a half ago. I wanted to give a pair to my grandson's wife and all I could find were one's with gold handles, no florals. Now I know why.
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:04 PM
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When I first bought the Gingher scissors they were great. They were made in Germany and were really sharp. (I'm talking at least 30 years ago.) A friend had a pair, but she said she didn't like to cut with them, it was too hard to squeeze them. I took a look and sure enough they were much harder to cut with than mine. Then I looked to make sure they were Ginghers and there, under Gingher it said Taiwan. Guess that explains it!
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