Secateurs, commonly known as pruning shears, are used to cut fresh flowers, plants and twigs. Needle Nose Pliers: Needle nose Pliers are used to cut through thin wires and grip small objects during an intricate project. They are invaluable in floristry as well as many other craft hobbies. Wire Cutters: 4.5 " & 6 ". The wire cutters are available in 2 sizes The 6 " is to cut through heavier gauge wires.