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Fiskars Heritage

Discover Fiskars’ heritage and history. From first prototypes to classic advertisements and our orange-handled scissors, we’d like to share our story with you.
It may be our 366th anniversary, but we’re still feeling on top of the world after this great article from Core77. Read about a few ways Fiskars scissors are being used around the world.

It may be our 366th anniversary, but we’re still feeling on top of the world after this great article from Core77. Read about a few ways Fiskars scissors are being used around the world.

Did you know that Fiskars used to make orange microwaves?

Did you know that Fiskars used to make orange microwaves?

Did you know that Fiskars used to make orange microwaves?

Did you know that Fiskars used to make orange microwaves?

The first prototype of Fiskars Orange-Handled Scissors used the leftover dye from an orange juicer and other plastic housewares products. A final board vote of 9 to 7 decided on orange over black, and an icon was born.

The first prototype of Fiskars Orange-Handled Scissors used the leftover dye from an orange juicer and other plastic housewares products. A final board vote of 9 to 7 decided on orange over black, and an icon was born.

Fiskars HQ in Helsinki, Finland www2.fiskars.com

Fiskars HQ in Helsinki, Finland www2.fiskars.com

The Fiskars Village in Finland, where Fiskars originated www2.fiskars.com

The Fiskars Village in Finland, where Fiskars originated www2.fiskars.com

Designing a #Fiskars rotary cutter www2.fiskars.com

Designing a #Fiskars rotary cutter www2.fiskars.com

Johan Jacob Julin bought Fiskars in 1822

Johan Jacob Julin bought Fiskars in 1822

Fiskars tailor's scissors from 1880

Fiskars tailor's scissors from 1880

Fiskars scissors from two centuries

Fiskars scissors from two centuries

The origin of our orange-handled scissors: an orange juicer.

The origin of our orange-handled scissors: an orange juicer.

Fiskars advertisement

Fiskars advertisement

Fiskars advertisement

Fiskars advertisement

Peter Thorwoste's signature, the founder of Fiskars in 1649

Peter Thorwoste's signature, the founder of Fiskars in 1649

Fiskars logos throughout time

Fiskars logos throughout time

Fiskars logo from 1960-1983

Fiskars logo from 1960-1983