Hiroshima Embroidery Needles - Sharp Tip #7, #8, #9, & #10
Large needle eye. Flexible and warp resistant. Runs smoothly through fabric.
Cork-capped vial contains 8 needles made of nickel-plated steel: two needles each of sizes #7, #8, #9, and #10.
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/