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(Grants Pass, Oregon)--Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®, America's Favorite Beading and Jewelry Supply Company®, introduces NEW additions to their existing line of Gudebrod thread in lively metallic colors.

From Gudebrod, one of the world's finest textile manufacturers, comes Champion-brand metallic braided thread. Made of Mylar, an extraordinarily strong polyester film designed for strength and durability, this versatile, sparkling thread has superior strength, heat resistance and excellent insulating properties for extra long-wearing jewelry and fashion accessories. Available in an array of colors and three different braid types including HT braid, round braid and electra braid.

HT braid is an acid-free, high tensile-strength ribbon available in two strand counts: 10-14 count for needlepoint projects and 7-10 count for plastic canvas.


Round braid is highly versatile, as well as durable, and can be easily sewn into cross-stitch patterns and needlepoint projects, in addition to basic stringing, knotting and macramé use.


Electra braid cord has a highly reflective holographic surface that radiates a brilliant array of light and shimmering pearlescence. The wide, flat braid is ideal for wrapping around tubing and memory wire for jewelry-making and other wide surfaces for home décor projects.


Known for exceptional customer service, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has been the one-stop shop for jewelry-making wholesalers, retailers and designer-artists for over 37 years. The diverse product selection offers more than 116,000 hot jewelry-making supplies. Go online to get your free copy of the Jewelry Maker's Catalog and browse e-catalogs for all the fun of the catalog with the ease of the web!

Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. - One Fire Mountain Way, Grants Pass, OR USA 97526-2373
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