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Sophie Conran Gardener’s Secateurs review

Japanese design secateurs in stylish stainless steel and brass.

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In a nutshell

Simple secateurs in the traditional Japanese style, these are made entirely from stainless steel with an easy brass catch at the base.
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Value for money
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Pros: Simple design

Easy to clean and sharpen

Cons: Cold metal handle

Slippery to hold

No replaceable parts
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What are the Sophie Conran Gardener’s Secateurs like to use?

Following the popular design of Japanese style secateurs, these simple, stylish secateurs are made from rust-proof stainless steel. They have a brass safety catch at the base of the handles, which is easily engaged by flicking it against your thigh. They feel light and comfortable in the hand, although the metal handles do feel slippery and cold unless wearing gloves. They cut well and have a 20mm cutting width. No replaceable parts are available, although they are easy to sharpen and look after.

Are the Sophie Conran Gardener’s Secateurs good value for money?

For the quality of design and performance these are well priced. They come with a 10-year warranty and are good value for money.

Who are the Sophie Conran Gardener’s Secateurs most useful for?

Anyone who likes a beautiful tool will love these but gloves are recommended when using them in the colder months.

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Product Specifications


Brand Sophie Conran
Name Sophie Conran Gardener’s Secateurs
Model Gardener’s Secateurs
Price £27.99
Secateur type Bypass
Secateur handle type Suitable for left or right handed use


Hand orientation Right-handed
Handle Bare metal
Maximum cut diameter 20mm
Stainless steel
Blade removable No
Safety catch Yes
Weight 164kg
Warranty 10YEAR