Qasim “Sammy” Cheema is the creator and CEO of Kenchii, from a young age he had a passion for animals. With his family, he moved to Japan where he decided to specialize in the manufacture of high-end professional scissors for grooming. Furthermore, in 1997 he approached a Japanese blacksmith to produce his own scissors and subsequently created the Kenchii brand in 2004. Indeed, Kenchii established a whole new concept in the grooming scissors industry by creating very high quality personalized scissors. Although, Sammy later teamed up with Matsura, owner of a large jewelry company in Japan, to polish the creation of his scissors.
Kenchii pays great attention to detail and offers refined products. Unlike the competition, which is mass-produced, Kenchii uses only the finest, highest-performance metal alloys in the production of their scissors. They use a vacuum heat treatment guaranteeing a very sharp, durable and corrosion resistant scissors.
Kenchii uses a material quality charter for the production of each scissor. They are classified by level from 1 to 5. The higher the level, the harder and more wear-resistant the steel mix, which allows the scissors to retain their sharpness for a long time.
Here are some popular model of their scissors.
Ciseaux Kenchii Scorpion
Kenchii’s Scorpion scissors are level 1 scissors. More affordable, they are perfect for beginners, individuals or professionals. Despite its more affordable price, the Scorpion scissors still offer professional and durable quality.
Handle : Equal
Lame : semi-convex, micro-serrated
Blade : Level 1
Assembly : Externe
Recommended for : everyday
Ciseaux Kenchii Five Star
The Kenchii Five Star scissors are level 2 scissors. The Five Star scissors are perfect for everyday use, very versatile, this line offers many options to please everyone.
Handle : Shifted pivot
Blade : oblique
Material : Level 2
Assembly : external
Recommended for : every day
Ciseaux Kenchii Rosé
Kenchii’s Rosé scissors are level 2 scissors. The finer Rosé scissors are made from Japanese molybdenum coated with pink and gold titanium. Perfect for every day, their micro-serrated and semi-convex blades allow a cut with little slippage.
Channel : Offset with fixed molded finger rest
Blade : Semi-convex and micro-serrated
Equipment : Level 2
Assembly : Custom adjustable
Recommended for : Everyday
Kenchii’s Shinobi scissors are level 3 scissors. Shinobi scissors provide a very smooth cut. The ultra-sharp semi-convex blade is suitable for finishing work or daily cuts, the offset handle with the fixed finger rest allows you to maintain a comfortable position throughout your grooming.
Handle : Offset
Equipment: Level 3
Recommended for : Every day and finishes
The Kenchii Viper scissors are level 4 scissors. The Kenchii Viper scissors with semi-convex blade are designed for finishing work. The Viper is made with the toughest grade 4 alloy blend, with proper care these scissors can stay very sharp for months of use.
Equipment: Level 4
Recommended for : Finishing work
To conclude, Kenchii scissors are very high quality scissors made in Japan. Kenchii has several ranges, some more affordable and others of very high quality. Namely, these scissors are perfect for professional use, finishing or for people at home, it is a question of choosing a range of scissors that suits you.
I invite you to read more of our comparisons on the magazine Pets-online.