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Vietnam: “This is a street where they sell only handmade scissors,” says van Eijk. “I’ve never seen a street like it in the world, with all those different colors. Guitars and sewing machines maybe, but never scissors. That’s what attracted us first, but then we found out they also cut extremely well.” Says van Bleiswijk: “I never understood why the same professions would open shops on the same street, but when everyone’s neighbor can do the same job, they all have to make their product better.”