John James combines the renowned quality of English needles with the 21st Century technology of Gold'nGlideT coating. Needleworkers will love the way these needles glide through fabric and batting. 18K gold is used to gild the eyes for easier threading, fast stitching and less stress on your hands. Similar to Sharps, but longer. Used for basting and fancy stitches. Great for binding. 10 needles. Made in England.