Heavy Tenara® HTR 138 Cord, SANDSTONE Thread, PTFE, Synthetic, Knot, Braid, Crochet, 10 Yd, 20 Yd, 30 Yd, mend outdoor fabric


Shipping to United States: $4.50


Patricia Saab Designs is now offering ~

Heavy Gore-Tex Tenara® HTR 138 thread, which is unaffected by exposure to UV rays, chemicals, salt water, dirt and sweat. This extreme durability and ease of use make Tenara desirable for jewelry applications of stringing, knotting, braiding, crocheting and leather wrapping.

I'm currently experimenting with Tenara, finding that it knots easily, drapes nicely, doesn't fray and has a smooth, slick finish which is easy on the fingers. A whole spool cost about $120-$130, so I'm offering it to you in affordable lengths. Please let me know how you use this in your jewelry designs! I'll be adding photos of my creations soon.

Need inspiration? Check out the amazing jewelry by Jill Platner!

Size (diameter): 0.45 mm, similar to Beaders Secret size #20 (heavy)

Break strength: 19 lbs (single thread)

Construction: PTFE 3-ply bonded fibers, does not fray, use with jewelers glue

Tenara thread is also used widely in the marine industry for sewing sails and for outdoor upholstery as it is unaffected by UV rays. NASA spacesuits are made of this thread! It is only offered in a few colors and thicknesses, which can be added if there is an interest.


Shipping & Policies

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days
  • Europe : 15 - 25 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Reviews

    Reviews (4)


    Great thread for bracelet. Thank you Patricia.

    what a good idea this is to sell something that I would never otherwise be able to use. I'm not a big thread fan so I wasn't gonna pay over 100 bucks. this seller is one of the few legit sellers of this, anywhere online. You can tell by personal notes in packages, she's a very nice lady too. thank you

    I must say that not only is the product I received EXACTLY what was pictured and what I needed, but the packaging is way above my expectations. Thanks to Patricia for her care in packaging, labeling, and fast shipping. I will definitely purchase from her shop again. BRAVO!

    thanks so much....this order came so fast! Great seller:)

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