What is the best thread for stringing beads?
Natural Silk Thread, 0.2mm
A very fine natural silk thread. At 0.2mm in diameter, it is ideal for threading pearls for a traditional look and is also great for knotting.
What size is the hole in a 15 0 seed bead?
15/0s are the smallest round rocaille bead produced by Miyuki, measuring 1.5mm x 1.3mm with a hole size of . 7mm.
What is the difference between Wildfire and Fireline?
Both threads are thin but incredibly strong, they are fray and stretch resistant, waterproof, easy to thread through a needle, and while Wildfire is available in more colors, Fireline is available in more thicknesses. If you are in the market for a strong beading thread, give Wildfire or Fireline a try!
What kind of thread is used for jewelry?
Waxed thread can be beneficial in your jewelry projects as it makes it stiffer and easier to control. Nymo thread is a great choice for beginner beaders as it is very inexpensive and easy to use. Nymo is a monofilament thread, meaning it just has one single bonded strand, not multiple strands twisted together.
What wire do you use for seed beads?
Thanks for your help! A 22-gauge wire will fit well inside your size 11/0 seed beads. Zebra Wire™, a color-coated copper wire, is a good choice for this project because it comes in many different colors.
What is NYMO thread used for?
Nymo is used with glass seed beads for off-loom bead weaving and bead embroidery or as a weft thread in loom beading. It is especially good for making jewelry with tassels and fringe that are strong but with supple movement. Its flexibility means that it can pass through beads multiple times.