Semi-oval blades that make the hair pop off the cutting edges. Made from the best hot forged, ice tempered stainless steel. This model has an ergo-designed short shank for quicker and easier opening of the blades, relieving work and strain from the hand and wrist. That along with the ergo-designed hook that reaches for the index finger, makes this a favorite of pet groomers. Large ring has blue finger pad and blue silencer. Also available with curved blades.