A slender wand is all is takes to rotate your blind's vanes open or closed. Best of all, the simple design eliminates dangling cord hazards and gives your blind a clean look. To adjust the privacy and light control of your space, rotate the vanes by turning the wand. To open the blind simply rotate the vanes open and push the wand. To close the blind simply pull the wand. You'll also be happy to hear that this beautiful window treatment was built with quality in mind, for a product that will last for years.