Spring-loaded, you squeeze the handle to open the tongs and release to tighten the clamp firmly around the snail shell, no muss, no fuss. The set includes all 6 and they are each 6 long.
Shown on one of my dinner plates, but the plate is not included. Very good to excellent, they're thick silver plate and polish beautifully to add to your table settings and evening's fine dining. No places where silver is thinning. Each of the set of 6 work perfectly.Vintage - probably 40 or so years of age, kept and seldom used. We're easy to deal with. Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 - 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues. We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silverplate\Flatware & Silverware". The seller is "antiquesuncommontreasure" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.