These Kent & Stowe Topiary Hedge Shears are for the training of perennial foliage, Buxus, shrubs and trees into desired shape and forms. Create and maintain topiary. The premium ground, carbon steel, non-stick blades have a narrow pointed design for a smooth, clean cut. The long, ergonomic design features lightweight aluminium handles for minimal fatigue. With rubber shock absorbers for smooth working and soft closing, they help to prevent jarring for comfortable prolonged use.