Beading Basics-

How to turn a simple wire loop

SizeSize in millimetersHole SizeBeads per hankHanks per kiloDiagram
15/0

1.5mm

0.40mm

530048 hanks
14/01.6mm0.40mm510044 hanks
13/01.7mm0.50mm496036 hanks
12/01.9mm0.60mm472028 hanks
11/02.1mm0.70mm400024 hanks
10/02.3mm0.80mm392020 hanks
08/03.1mm0.90mm296012 hanks

SizeSize in millimetersHole SizeBeads per hankHanks per kiloDiagram
15/01.5mm0.40mm530060 hanks
13/01.7mm0.50mm300072 hanks
11/02.1mm0.70mm400026 hanks
10/02.3mm0.80mm392022 hanks
08/03.1mm0.90mm246 beads per strand 144 strands

SizeSize in millimeters Hole SizeBeads per string Strands per kilo Diagram
06/04mm1.10mm18072 strands
04/05mm1.30mm15564 strands
03/05.5mm1.40mm12536 strands
02/06mm1.60mm12038 strands
01/06.5mm2.00mm10530 strands
31/07mm2.10mm9026 strands
32/07.5mm2.20mm8522 strands
33/09mm2.50mm80

18 strands

Size Size in millimeters Hole SizeBeads per string Strands per kilo Diagram
08/0 drop (44SB) ** 3.1mm0.90mm39496 strands
05/0 drop (47SB) ** 4.5mm1.20mm22444 strands
02/0 drop (49SB) ** 6mm1.60mm18024 strands
Bead Type Size in millimeters Hole SizeBeads per string Strands per kilo Diagram
Twins2.5x5mm0.70mmN/AN/A
Solo2.5x5mm0.70mmN/AN/A
Farfalle2x4mm0.80mmN/AN/A
Farfalle3.2x6.5mm0.90mmN/A48
Square3.4x3.4mm0.80mmN/A8

SizeSize in millimeters Hole SizeBeads per hank Hanks per kilo Diagram
Size 2 bugles 1.9x4.5mm0.70mm116020
Size 3 bugles 2.1x07mm0.70mm86020
Size 5 bugles 2.1x12mm0.70mm46020
SizeSize in millimeters Hole Size

Beads per gram

Beads per kilo Diagram
Size 20 bugles 2x20mm0.70mm55000
Size 30 bugles 2x30mm0.70mm33000

Bead Type Size in millimeters Hole SizeBeads per gram Beads per kilo Diagram
Delica (11/0)1.6x1.3mm0.8mm190 
Delica (08/0)3mm1.5mm30 
Delica (10/0)2.2mm1mm108 
Delica (15/0)1.3mm0.65mm350 
Berry2.5x4.5mmN/AN/AN/A
Cube4x4mm1.4mmN/AN/A
Hex 8/03mm1.1mm48N/A
Hex 11/02mm0.80mm48N/A

Half Tila5x2.3mm0.8mm

N/A

N/A
Tila5x5mm.75mmN/AN/A
Magatama4mm1.3mmN/AN/A
Toho Treasure1.6mm 190N/A 

**Drop seed beads are rocailles that have an offset hole and are thicker on one side than the other. Great at the end of fringes!