What size string do you need for 8mm beads?
Answer: A general guideline is to use the size that corresponds with the size of beads that you’re using. So a size 4 for 4mm, size 8 for 8mm.
How many beads are in one strand?
Remember that 1 inch = 25.4mm. Multiply the length of the strand by 25.4, and divide by the size of the beads in millimeters.
|Bead Size||Strand Length/Number of Beads|
|4mm||16” strand, 102 beads, knotted makes 20-inch long necklace|
How many seed beads do I need?
Always buy more seed beads than you think you will need. There are lots of creative ways to use up leftover beads. There are several tables below to help you calculate the number of seed beads you need.
Tables of Bead Measurements.
|Beads Per Square Area|
|11/0 seed bead||216||35|
|8/0 seed bead||108||20|
|6/0 seed bead||70||12|
How many inches is size 11 seed beads?
Seedbeads – Japanese seedbeads – Miyuki
|Bead size (aught)||Beads Per Inch||Bead Size|
|6/0 metal bead||3mm|
How many beads are in an inch?
Beads Per Inch