Lecien Nishikiito Metallic Embroidery Floss: 103 - Opali - Fig - is currently on backorder. You may still purchase now though and we'll ship as soon as more become available.
Crafted in Japan using the same technique as the Japanese gold thread used in Kyoto's Wasou (traditional Japanese clothing), the foil in this thread Is wound tightly around to cover a core metallic thread. The resulting thread is silky and resistant to abrasions with kimono like elegance for embroidery, tassels and other sewing projects.
20m/ 21.9 yards per spool.
Colors 01 - 23 - Round covered stands shine chic glosses which ar reminiscent of Wa (Traditional Japan) and abrasion-resistant. They match perfectly with other embroidery threads.
Colors 24 - 33 - The contrast between the core thread and films give bright and gorgeous glosses. They are soft and smooth, matching any cloth.
Colors 101 - 112 - "Opali" style has a film-like, smooth texture and multicolor reflection like opal stones. Semitransparent look allows light to faintly pass through, creating unique nuances.
Colors 201 - 206 - "Champagne" style has pastel colored gentle sparkles like bubbles in champagne. With a soft and smooth texture, it is comfortable to use.
Colors 301 - 306 - "Neon" style is an eye-catching, bright color series. These threads give dramatic impact to your needlework even with just a small amount used. You can also use as many strands as you like, depending on your project, since each strand is extra-fine.
These threads are made of nylon, polyester and cupro (a cellulose fiber made from cotton for softness). Not suitable for machine sewing. Keep away from heat.