Like giving a knife as a present, scissors too will cut the friendship. To drop a pair of scissors is thought to be unlucky and if they fall with the points facing downwards there will be a death shortly in the house.
I am an illustrator and printmaker based in East London. Research is at the heart of my practice and my work frequently explores themes of British folk lore, tradition and superstition. To see more of my work visit www.alicepattullo.com. If you have any questions email me at firstname.lastname@example.org