Some tonal variation in the skein: palest silver-grey; platinum; silvery blue; very pale 'air force blue'; a few streaks of 'air force blue'; a few streaks of pale denim blue; occasional tiny splashes of mid-denim blue.
An expensive-looking colour. Refined. It suggests wealth, and makes me think of Ancient Persia.
Named for the ancient capital of Persia (Iran) at the time of the silk route.