A pair of scissors, as used to cut paper or hair. Generally shown open, blades down, with red handles. Commonly used for content concerning haircuts, fashion design, arts and crafts, and various senses of cutting.

WhatsApp’s design features green handles with blades pointed up.

See the glossary for the term black in Unicode character names.

Scissors was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 under the name "Black Scissors" and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.