Made by the same company since the late 1800s, Au Ver A Soie, Soie d'Alger Silk Embroidery thread remains one of the highest quality threads available today. Soie d'Alger is a stranded spun silk with 7 easily divisible plies. Soft, lustrous and smooth, it is made from a spun silk called "strusas" which gives it unrivaled regularity for hand embroidery. The thread is dyed in skeins to guarantee homogeneous color. It does not snarl or pill and has good tensile strength.
Soie d'Alger is ideal for cross stitch, hand embroidery, tassel making, canvas work and more.
PRODUCT DETAILS: :: Soie d'Alger Silk Embroidery Thread made by Au Ver A Soie :: Available as individual skeins OR as a complete set of 6 skeins :: Color Family: Mauve :: 5 meters per skein (approx 5.5 yards) :: Made in Paris, France
Fun Fact: Soie d'Alger does not come from Algeria. The name "Alger" refers to a specialized domestic manufacturing process.