Newly produced needle by JEC and Kurenai-kai as handmade needles are getting scarce in Japan.
For the process of making Hybrid Needle, 80% is done by advanced machine in Japan and another 20% is finished and polished by hand of skilled artisans. The size# is equivalent to that of Handmade needles.
Even thought this item is created for the substitution of Handmade needle, it is highly recognize for its usability and good grip by both instructors and students.
Please see the video review of this ideal needle: