High quality assorted hand tapestry or cross stitch needles from Tulip Hiroshima with a blunt 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 23 Tulip Tapestry Needles contains 6 Needles in a glass storage tube. Needles are appropriate for size 12 pearl cotton, double strands of floss and wool thread on loosely woven fabrics including 8 count to 30 count cross stitch fabric.