Flat, solid 0.24 cm (3/32") plastic lacing (not a coated braid). For lanyards, cords, earrings, bracelets, and braided belts. Has a slight amount of stretch for workability, slips easily into place, wonderful wearing properties, can be washed in soap and water without losing its gloss. Non-toxic and non-flammable. Will not crack when bending. Black.