The needle tips of these interchangeable circular needles are made of Ebony, one of the world's most expensive wood. The liquid silk finish on the lightweight needles, plus the 24K gold finish on the brass connector guarantees snag-free knitting. The smooth cords ensures no twist and lies flat when stored. Smoothly honed and shaped needle tips work well with all yarns. This package contains one pair of 5 inch needle tips. Needle size 17 (12.0mm). Available in a variety of sizes. Each sold separately. Imported.