New needles in the Pony range are black and NOT NICKEL PLATED. This comes as good news to allergy sufferers. These needles have a black non-reflective surface and a white eye, which is very soothing to the eye. Beading needles are the must-have tool for almost any kind of beadwork. These very fine and flexible needles are especially designed for threading sequins and beads. The long, narrow eye allows even tiny seed beads to glide onto the needle. Ideal for general crafting with beads. Remember, your beading needle should be the same size or smaller than the beads you are using. Folder of 6 needles.