Larger sized traditionally design robust pruner for general purpose gardening. The pivot bolt, which is positioned off-center, well above the actual cutting point, doubles the slicing motion by increasing the length of blade which is used for cutting: each cut requires less force, and the blade stays sharp longer. Locking mechanism with wire clasp at the end of handle. Made in France. Length 8 1/2 inches. Weight 10.9 ounces. Cutting capacity 3/4 inch.