Valdani has a new silk and they are so beautiful with shine and colorfast. The best part is they are very reasonably prices. 23 yards 6 strands for only $6.00 (on sale now for $5.50). More colors will be added soon. Currently there are 21 colors on the web site. A must for stitchers who love silk. Here is just a pic of some of the silk.
A new 3" black swan scissors with leather sheath($7.25):