Did you know that scissors are thought to have been invented by Egyptians in 1500 BC. They were made out of a single sheet of bronze and were U shaped.
The first set of scissors pictured above are bronze from Trabzon, Turkey circa.2nd C AD.
The second set below are made of silver from China during the Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.
These scissors and more can be found at http://gizmodo.com/the-extraordinary-evolution-of-the-most-common-tool-sc-1617641302