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N°40 waxed linen thread Fil Au Chinois large spools
The word “Retors” means that the thread has been re-twisted, a necessary operation in thread production.
This one is three strands that have been twisted together to give a smooth, resistant thread often used in leather work. It's a high quality thread which can be used for quality jewelry making, DIY... Our Fil Au Chinois linen thread is waxed, which means it has passed through a starch bath to which bees wax has been added. It is then brushed with horse hair and stretched. These operations ensure a thread which is smooth and resistant for the most rigid stitches.