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 Seed Bead Sizes and Hole Sizes 


Seed bead designing made simple! Find the right seed bead size, and the wire gauge it fits, at a glance with this handy seed bead conversion chart. Print out and keep on hand for easy beading and reordering.

Beads by Miyuki of Japan
Bead
Size (mm)
Hole Size (mm)
1.6
0.8
Delica 8/0
3.0
1.5
2.0
0.8
Twisted Bugle
6x2
0.8
Twisted Bugle
12x2
0.8
4x3.4
0.8
Mini Fringe
3.3x2.8
0.8
Long Magatama
7x4
1.4
1.5
0.7
5
1.8
3.5-3.7
1.5
5x5x1.9
0.75 - 0.85


Dyna-Mites by Matsuno of Japan
Bead
Size (mm)
Hole Size (mm)
1.8mm
0.64
2.5
1.2
3.3
1.7
Hex-Cut 11/0
2.1
0.64
Hex-Cut 6/0
3.6
1.6
Bugle
6x1.8
0.82
Twisted Bugle
6x1.8
0.82
Hex-Cut Bugle
6x2.1
0.82
Twisted Bugle
12x2.3
0.82


Czech Glass Seed Beads by Preciosa
Bead
Size (mm)
Hole Size (mm)
Rocaille 11/0
2.0 - 2.2
0.7
Bugle 3/0
6-7x2
0.94
Twin™
5x2.5x3
1.0


Ming Tree Seed Beads
Bead
Size (mm)
Hole Size (mm)
Rocaille #11
1.8
1.0
Bugle
6-7x2
1.0


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