Go ahead and run with these scissors: the blades fold safely into the handles for easy transport and storage—even the TSA approves. For first aid, fishing, gardening, scrapbooking, mending, and travel; they're indispensable. Slip-N-Snip folding scissors are made in Oregon of the finest materials. Handles are die cast and chrome plated. The blades are surgical grade stainless steel, precision machined, heat-treated for durability and hand assembled.