Gloriana Princess Perle is an exceptionally lustrous and shiny three ply, non-divisible perle thread ideal for 18 count canvas. It is also beautiful on 25 count linen and is approximately equivalent in size to cotton pearl #5. Twisted more tightly than cotton perle, this silk perle has the sparkle and strength that cotton lacks. It is overdyed Kanagawa 1000 denier continuous filament silk thread. Gloriana Princess Perle Petite is also highly suitable for stitching on canvas and linen for both counted thread and surface embroidery.