Scissors were invented in roughly 1500 BC in ancient Egypt. The early scissors were made from one metal and were mainly used by clothe makers and barbers. The modern cross bladed scissors were invented in Rome in roughly 100 A.D.
Scissors were most likely invented around 1500 BC in Egypt, made from bronze. They had a spring scissor that allowed them to be operated by the handle. Look here for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scissors... answers.ask.com