DMC metallic thread is a synthetic 3-ply non-divisible metallic thread. This thread comes on a convenient snap top spool. Metallic embroidery spooled thread can be used in many ways to enhance a needlework design. Threads can be used right off the convenient spool or several strands can be combined to make a thicker thread. Blending a metallic thread with other DMC fibers is yet another way to add this specialty thread to your design. Spooled metallics are great for couching DMC Memory Thread, for backstitching a design or even separated for delicate threadwork. This thread will add shine, light and sparkle to your project!