Swiss made Glardon-Vallorbe Barrette needle files have round handles. Needle file lengths are measured from tip to tip including the handles.
Things you should know about ordering hand files:
Glardon-Vallorbe Swiss Made Needle Files are measured from the point where the teeth begin to the end of the file.
Glardon-Vallorbe Swiss Made Needle Files are graded with a number from 00 for coarsest to 6 for finest. Remember, the higher the number the finer the cut.
Barrette files are tapered in width and thickness, coming to a rounded point at the end. Only the flat side of a barrette file is cut, leaving a safe edge and top.