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. Glovers are the needles for leather garments and accessories. The triangulated blade on the taper of the point will not tear the leather and can penetrate several layers with ease. Folder of 3 needles.