Estimating How Many Beads You Need - dummies

By Heather Dismore, Tammy Powley

Part of Jewelry and Beading Designs For Dummies

When you’re designing your jewelry, keep this handy chart close by — it lists individual bead size (in millimeters), strand lengths (in inches), and the approximate number of beads that will fit on the strand. So if you have a specific length for a necklace or bracelet, use this table to help you figure out about how many beads you need: