Royale shears are Japanese V-10 stainless steel shears, forged in Korea, with long curved and straight blades. They are professional quality grooming and barbering shears. Designed and used by American Kennel Club accredited judged. Also used by top quality dog breeders. They feature a convex edge, which is a smoother, high quality cutting edge that will help prevent split ends. These shears cut smoothly on hair and dog fur.