Hiroshima Glass Head Pins - Sakura
Heat resistant pin heads colored with the pale shades of cherry blossoms. Great for tacking thin fabric or for detailed work. Cork-capped vial contains 20 very sharp needles that are 35mm (1 3/8") long.
Made in Japan
The History of Hiroshima Needle production stretches back over 300 years, to when the ruling Asano Clan of Hiroshima Domain spread the practice as piecework for low-ranking samurai to support themselves. -- Read more about Hiroshima Needles on their website, it's fascinating : http://en.tulip-japan.co.jp/hiroshima/