High quality hand embroidery assorted needles from Tulip Hiroshima with a sharp tip. Needles are made in Japan and are nickel plated steel, with gold plated eyes. They are polished lengthwise to ensure smooth fabric piercing and needle eyes are polished from both sides to insure easy threading. Size 3,4,5 & 6 Assorted Tulip Embroidery Needlescontains 8 Needles, two of each size, in a glass storage tube. Needles are appropriate for pearl cotton, and multiple strands of crewel wool and embroidery floss. .