These are a thinner version of our Zohata Japanese Beading Needles
. They are very strong and less bendy than their English cousins (though not as strong as the thicker Zohata needles). They work well with Japanese beads and can be passed through multiple times even on a 15/0. I usually work with the Zohata Needles, switching on and of to these in the areas of my project that call for something thinner. Sold in a package of six with a needle threader (but be warned...the threader will break long before the needles!