Available diameters: 1 mm
Country of origin: India
Price per 5 grams
This French wire is made for embroidery and jewelry making. The copper wire has a beautiful gloss and is coiled in a graceful spring manner. Spring copper metallic thread (French wire) is widely used in making traditional embroidery work and jewelry making. Wires are very flexible, expands into fine coil spring upon pull.
This metallic wire for embroidery made in India. In India, French wire is called Dabka. Also known as bullion wire or Nakshi.
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This a Smooth French wire
Smooth French Wire is easily stretched and deformed during embroidery. Usually the Smooth French Wire is cut into a small pieces and then sewed with threads. Smooth French Wire well and takes any shape, therefore it is used for decorative stitches in embroidery and processing details. Smooth French Wire is made by winding on round billets. French wire is really smooth to touch and has a velvety finish. All the wires are electroplated to get the color except the Matte French Wire. It is dyed to get the desired color.
Instructions for the care of French wire embroidery
French wire metal embroideries are very delicate. They shouldn’t be machine-washed nor dry-cleaned. Avoid all contact with water, acids or alcohol. Please, avoid long exposures to heat and light! To keep your embroideries glossy as long as possible, hold them in the dark places.
Take a special attention to the scissors or wire cutter, when you are working with a French wire. Your tools must be very sharp and without notches, otherwise there will be hooks on the wire. Avoid stretching and deformation of the spring, when you embroidering.