Bead Sizes

 

HOW MANY BEADS DO I NEED???

THIS IS OUR MOST FREQUESNTLY ASKED QUESTION

WEVE COME UP WITH A TABLE OF SIZES FOR EACH LENGTHS WHICH WE FEEL MAY HELP DURING YOUR MAKING.

PLEASE DONT FORGET TO ALLOW FOR FINDINGS WHEN MEASURING A BRACELET (FINDINGS INCLUDE THE ENDS, THE JUMPRINGS AND THE CLASPS )

BEAD SIZE 

LENGTH  7"

LADIES XSMALL

LENGTH 7.25"

LADIES SMALL

LENGTH 7.5"

LADIES MEDIUM

LENGTH  8"

LADIES LARGE

LENGTH 8.5"

LADIES XLARGE

LENGTH 16"

CHOKER

LENGTH 20"

COLLAR

LENGTH 24"

KNECK LINE

LENGTH 30"

CHEST

LENGTH 36"

WAIST

2MM     85 102 108 203 254 305 381 457
4MM     48 51 54 102 127 152 191 229
6MM     32 34 36 68 85 102 127 152
8MM     24 25 27 51 64 76 95 114
10MM     19 20 22 41 51 61 76 91
12MM     16 17 18 34 42 51 64 76
14MM     14 15 16 29 36 44 54 65
16MM     12 13 14 25 32 38 48 57
18MM     10 11 12 23 28 34 42 51
20MM     8 9 10 20 25 30 38 46

PLEASE USE THE TABLE AS A GUIDE ONLY

 DO NOT DEPEND ON IT FOR ACCURACY AS THE TYPE OF BEADS, CLASPS AND FINDINGS THAT YOU CHOOSE WILL ALTER THE AMOUNT OF BEADS NEEDED ON YOUR PIECE OF JEWELLERY.

THE TABLE IS TO MAKE A BRACELET OR NECKLACE USING ALL THE SAME SIZE BEADS.