The Original model has an ergonomic handle for unmatched comfort. It also possess a longer blade which reduces cutting time. The bent handle design allows material to stay flat while cutting. Fiskars® are manufactured using the highest grade, precision ground, stainless steel blades that stay sharp longer. The precision sharp edge allows the scissors to make a crisp and clean cut all the way to the tip. This attribute is a must-have for anyone who cuts fabric.