A sturdy hoop or frame made of English beech wood. The hoops come in varying sizes ranging from 4" (10cm) through to 12" (30cm). They are perfect for all hand embroidery projects. Study workmanship will allow for the hoop to last a lifetime. There is an adjustable screw on the outer ring allowing for the tension to be adjusted where necessary. They are wrapped in bubble wrap and then placed in a padded envelope for postage.