Chart: how many beads will be needed?

 

Use the chart below to find the length that suits your style. Quantities many vary due to the shape of beads. Remember to account for a closure that will add additional length.

Bead Size Bead Size Bead Size
Style Length 4MM 6MM 8MM
Bracelet 7 – 7 ½ “ 44 – 48 30 – 32 22 – 24
Collar 12 – 13″ 76 – 83 51 – 55 38 – 41
Choker 14 – 16″ 89 – 102 59 – 68 44 – 51
Princess 17 – 19″ 108 – 120 72 – 80 54 – 60
Matinee 20 – 24″ 127 – 152 85 – 102 64 – 76
Opera 28 – 34″ 178 – 216 119-144 89 – 108
Rope/ Lariat 45″+ 286 & more 190 & more 143 & more

 

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