This pewter chatelaine filigree scissor sheath, is an excellent way to keep your scissors to hand. Fits Scissors which are 6 cm in length. The design on the front is inspired by Norwegian designs.
What is a “ Chatelaine “ ? A Chatelaine is an ornamental appendage worn by ladies at their waist such as keys, glasses, handbags and purses. The sewing chatelaine was very popular during the reign of Queen Victoria from about 1850 and disappeared round about 1904 when fashion changed and skirts were no longer full and long. The dictionary states the word “ chatelaine “ in the context of ‘ lady of the castle ‘ dates back to 1196.