Williams Sonoma Stainless-Steel Tongs

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$34.95 $39.95
  • Exclusive

We designed and developed our exclusive line of stainless-steel kitchen tools by drawing upon more than fifty years of culinary experience. These professional-quality tongs from the collection give you a firm, one-handed grasp on foods when you're panfrying, sautéing and grilling. They’re crafted of heavy-gauge stainless steel and designed for excellent balance and control—for a difference you can really feel in the hand.

  • Designed and developed by Williams Sonoma, and exclusively ours.
  • All-purpose tongs with scalloped tips grasp foods securely without piercing them.
  • Made of nonreactive 18/10 stainless steel with a polished finish.
  • Gravity-operated lock opens the tongs automatically when you point the tool down and squeeze; tool locks when you point it up.
  • Dishwasher safe.
Dimensions & More Info
  • Small: 9" long.
  • Large: 12" long.
  • Made in China.
Use & Care


  • Dishwasher safe.

Shipping Information

UPS can deliver most in-stock items within 4-5 business days. UPS is unable to deliver to P.O. boxes.

Shipping Rates

The shipping rate varies depending on your order total and shipping destination. View Shipping Options and Charges.

Next Day Delivery

For an additional charge of $17.50 per address, we can expedite delivery to most destinations. This service is not available for some oversize items, items shipped directly from the supplier (including perishable and custom-manufactured items), out-of-stock items and items to be shipped outside the contiguous 48 states.

Orders received by 9:00 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Thursday will arrive the next business day; orders placed Friday through Sunday will arrive on the following Tuesday.

Return Policy

At Williams Sonoma, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction are our priority. Upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage; we will arrange for a prompt replacement.

If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

For all cutlery returns (knife sets, single knives, cutting boards, knife sharpeners, and knife storage) please contact us at 888.922.4108 to initiate the return.

We cannot accept returns on monogrammed, personalized, special-order items, custom upholstery, food, items shipped direct from the vendor, or on items damaged through normal wear and tear. Final sale items ending in .97 or .99 cannot be returned.

Made to Order and Final Sale Furniture items are non-returnable, and cannot be cancelled once the order is placed.

For returns of items purchased from your Williams Sonoma Gift Registry, we will gladly provide a refund or exchange for the merchandise within 90 days of your event or within 90 days of purchase, whichever date is later. View Full Returns Policy.

  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tongs These are the best tongs. I would not use any other tongs for inside cooking. I wish they would make this in 18 inches. Love the ability to lock it. It is very easy to lock and unlock.
    Date published: 2015-12-31
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from HATE these tongs I'm a woman with relatively small to average sized/strength hands. Don't know if the other reviewers are male or female which might affect their opinions based on hand size/strength. For me, doing any sustained cooking with them, the spring action is exhausting for my hands to be able to hold onto them for any period of time. I most notice this when pan frying anything which requires individually flipping items. The locking action is incredibly annoying as in the process of cooking you're often moving your tongs up in the air to re-grip, etc. And the lock often comes unlocked when I put them away in my cook's tools crock right next to the stove. Much prefer the old school kind with the bit of metal at the top that you pull out to intentionally lock. If you're considering, I'd reco to try in store picking up and putting down a few things...oven mitts for example, to get a feel for these.
    Date published: 2015-11-29
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Difficult to hold onto. Though these tongs are absolutely beautiful, they are not functional. They are very slippery. If your hands are wet or oily, even the slightest bit, these will slip in your hands. There's no rubber grip strip like you find on other tongs.
    Date published: 2015-10-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tongs These are the best tongs that I have ever had. They are comfortable to hold, look pretty, and have a really cool locking device; point up, press, and the tongs lock; point down, press and the tongs open. I have only had them for a month so I can't say how long that they will hold up over time.
    Date published: 2015-04-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST TONGS EVER! By far, these are the BEST tongs I have ever come across. The locking feature on these tongs is so convenient -- a great feature for sure! Additionally, the tongs have great visual appeal while still remaining incredibly functional. Not sure what more one could want in stainless steel tongs. I highly recommend them.
    Date published: 2015-04-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best I've Owned I have used a lot of tongs during my cooking career, but these are flat-out the best. I'll never buy another pair!
    Date published: 2014-09-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from convenient to use The gravity-locking feature on these tongs is awesome! It makes the tongs super convenient to use. This is one of my two favorite tongs to use. The second one being the nonstick version!
    Date published: 2014-06-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great tool Purchased this "instrument" several weeks ago. Nothing like it on the market to my knowledge. It is an outstanding tool, pretty hanging on my potrack, and more importantly works well, feels good in my hands and it is a "one-hand" wonder.
    Date published: 2013-11-03
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