Au Ver A Soie Black + White Silk Set
7 strands of silk threads in a palette of 6 neutral colours ranging from white to black with a cream and three greys inbetween.
Each twist of silk is 5 metres (5.46 yds)
The silk is loosely plyed and can be split easily.
The name 'Alger' refers to a special French process of spinning silk. It's the best quality spun silk, called 'Strusas', which gives it an unrivalled softness and lustre.
Stitching you can use these for include tapestry, embroidery restoration, embroidery, visible mending, trim, cross stitch, needlepoint. lace making, blackwork, ribbon embroidery, stumpwork, smocking and quilting, crewel and miniature embroideries.
From a company in Paris that has been making silk threads since 1820.