This is a quilter's or crafter's dream! This handmade seam ripper and tailor's
awl (stiletto) is the perfect addition to your sewing kit. The gentle curve of
the hand-turned Bethlehem Olive handle feels substantial in the hand for
excellent control. Be careful — these chrome-plated blades and points are extra
sharp (nothing worse than pulling threads with a dull blade!) but they
securely-yet-easily pull out of the handle and flip around to stow safely
One end features a seam ripper that quickly cuts through the stitches on
sewing projects requiring alteration or repair. The other end features a
stiletto/tailor's awl, useful for precisely manipulating fabric or feeding
small swatches through the sewing machine. Both blades are made from sharp,
durable manganese steel, and are easily reversible for storage inside the
The grain of this olive wood flows like honey. Certificate of Authenticity
(included) reads: "Your purchase is a product made of authentic olive wood from
the holy city of Bethlehem in Israel. This Wood is from the trees which have
been bearing fruit since the time of the Romans. This certificate assures you
that this is authentic Bethlehem Holy Land olive wood - a natural raw material.
This wood comes from the pruning of young trees, the sprouts from the trunks of
old trees, and unproductive trees. No trees were damaged or destroyed in the
process of harvesting this olive wood."
The olive tree has long been a symbol of peace ("extend the olive branch") and
is known to inspire insight and inspiration.
Comes in black velveteen presentation sleeve.
Clean with a soft towel (no cleansers or abrasives).
Hand turned in California and cashmere finished for final buffing.
US Postal Service Priority Mail