This fabric has a gold glitter in it. The picture doesnt show it that well. PLEASE ZOOM IN ON FABRIC TO SEE DETAIL. Each Valance is 16" long by 42" wide This includes a 1.5" header above the rod and a 1.5" pocket for the rod. Order as many as you need for your window width. 1 1/2x to 2x the window width is suggested. If you need help to determine how many you need please email me. All cotton Machine wash and dry on low setting. It may require ironing. Check out my artisan page to order variations of this. This is an unlined valance. Lined and with a 3in pocket is available on my artisan page.