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Spangles (Paillettes)

Spangles (Paillettes)

$5.78 USD

Price Per Gram.

Spangles are also known as Paillettes (French term) are hard metal disk with a hole in the center, similar to a sequin but superior in quality.

Visit the Metal Thread Information page of my website for further information and pictures on how the thread can be used on an embroidery and FAQ about metal threads.

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I have the following sizes in spangles:


  • Silver #6: Approximately 1/4 of an inch (6.5 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 20 spangles in 1 gram.
  • Gold #7: Approximately 7/32 of an inch (5 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 16 spangles in 1 gram.
  • Silver #9: Approximately 5/32 of an inch (4.5 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 26 spangles in 1 gram.
  • Gold and Silver #12: Approximately 1/8th of an inch (3.5 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 50 spangles in 1 gram.
  • Gold and Silver #14: Approximately 3/32 of an inch (3 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 70 spangles in 1 gram.
  • Gold #19: Approximately 1/16th of an inch (2 mm) across the width of the spangle and approximately 90 spangles in 1 gram.

Spangles are also known as Paillettes (French term) are hard metal disk with a hole in the center, similar to a sequin but superior in quality.

Spangles are made by twisting a metal wire around a metal rod, forming metal rings that are cut off and hammered flat leaving a fine seam along one side of the spangle and a hole in the center of the spangle through which you sew down the spangle with one or more stitches or a french knot or bead to hold the spangle in place.

The metal of spangles is copper based with a gold, silver or copper plating and will tarnish over time.

Visit the Metal Thread Information page of my website for further information and pictures on how the thread can be used on an embroidery and FAQ about metal threads.

 

 

Weight0.005 kg
Dimensions29 × 25 × 0.005 cm
Length

5 inches", "6inches

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