This special hand embroidery thread is crafted using a traditional Japanese technique combining core threads and metallic lame filaments for a shimmering gloss. The thread is abrasion-resistant and combines nicely with ordinary embroidery threads for endless creative possibilities. Embellish your Sashiko, Katha or big-stich projects with a touch of metallic sheen! Cosmo Nishikiito Metallic Embroidery Thread by Lecien, 100% Nylon, on 20 m spools. Not recommended for use in sewing machines. Made in Japan. Color No. 31 - Ame-iro Gold.