Treasure Briad is a shiny metallic that comes in sizes petite, #4, #8, #12, and #16. All are braided and will not unravel as you stitch. It is very durable and can be used in longer lengths. It is a soft metallic and covers the canvas well. Size 4 is a good substitute for several plys of blending filament. Size 8 is twice the size of the 4. Available in several colors that include High Gloss and Shimmer Colors. 60% Rayon, 40% Metalized Polyester. Hand Washable. Made in England, Japan & USA.