Burgon & Ball is an historic British company which was founded in 1730 in Sheffield, England to manufacture and sell cutting tools. Some of the tools they offer today are from original designs of the 18th century. The Company became world reknown in the 1800's and 1900's for their shears, specifically their sheep shears, and today the Company is still recognized around the world as a leading producer of the finest sheep shears. In addition to these shears, the Company has a line of unique, fine quality gardening hand tools. Many of the tool designs are offered nowhere else. Some are uniquely British. All are formed of the finest quality stainless steel with sturdy wooden handles. The D. Landreth Seed Company is pleased to be able to offer to our customers what we believe to be some of the finest gardening hand tools made today.