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What is a meter, in inches?

A meter is approximately 39.7 inches. Reference this and other conversions in the Standard to Metric Conversion Chart below.Resources chart

How many inches long should I make bracelets?

The standard adult-sized bracelet is approximately 7 inches for women and 8 inches for men. If you don't know the wrist size of the person you are...

What is the carat weight of a stone?

One carat equals 200mg or 1/5 of a gram or 3-1/16 grains. One pennyweight contains approximately 7.9 carats. Since different stones may be more or...

How do I measure a necklace that I have designed and finished?

First start with a well-marked steel ruler. A handmade necklace should be measured from end to end. For example, a necklace with a lobster claw and...

What is sterling silver made of?

Sterling silver items are made of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper or other alloy proportions fixed by law (.925 = 92.5% silver, 7.5% other)....

How many pearls are in your 16-inch strand of 5-5.5 rice pearls or potato pearls?

and are a natural product so the number strung on each strand ranges from 74 to 81 pearls.You can refer to the as a guideline for approximate...

How are gold-filled and gold-plated different?

Gold-fill is 50 to 100 times thicker than regular gold plating, and it is about 17 to 25 times thicker than heavy gold electroplate. The base metal...

Outside dimensions of beads are always given, how do you gauge the mm dimension of the center hole of say, the crow pony beads when it is not listed?

The average hole size on a pony bead is approximately 4.5mm but can range from 2 to 5.5mm, depending on the outside dimensions and the manufacturer....

How many millimeters thick is 21-gauge wire? Is there a conversion chart somewhere on the website? Thanks so much for your help.- Phyllis

21-gauge wire is 0.71mm or 0.028 inches thick. Our is located within the , where you can find all sorts of charts and resources for your beading...

What size necklace will a 16-inch strand of beads make when knotted?

Here is an estimation guide where a knot equals 1mm.Bead SizeStrand Length/Number of Beads4mm16-inch strand, 102 beads, knotted makes 20-inch long...

How do I know what size split ring, jumpring and wire to use on a project?

You want the scale of your findings to balance well with your other components, as well as hold your design together. Reviewing the scale of the...

I am looking for beads that have a 4mm-5mm hole to put the cord through. How do I determine what the hole size is?

Most of the large-hole beads have the hole measurement in the description of the bead. As an alternative, the pictures of the beads in the Fire...

About how many inches worth of strung beads is in a 50gm package of 6mm bugle beads?

A 50-gram package of 6mm bugle beads contains approximately 194 inches of beads.This answer was determined with the following information. A package...

Could I get a chart like the for Swarovski beads?

The represents a large variety of beads and is not limited to gemstones as a 3mm round Swarovski crystal will be the same size as a 3mm round...

Should I buy a little larger bracelet if using Dione beads? I'm wondering if the beads take up room and a 7" wrist might really take an 8" bracelet. Thanks,

Large diameter beads can cause the need for increasing the chain length needed for a bracelet. A 7-inch wrist will do well with an additional 1/2...

How do you determine the correct bracelet length?

Use the following steps to determine the correct bracelet length. When designing, keep in mind that the diameter of the beads you string has a...

How can I tell what gauge chain a necklace is made of? I want to buy a chain that is the same gauge, but don't know what it is!

A digital caliper or a brass millimeter gauge can be used to measure the gauge of the metal that is used in the manufacturing of unfinished and...

Would like to try and make bracelets to sell at a craft fair using stretch cord. What size stretch cord would you use and what size bracelet should I make for a general adult-sized wrist? Thanks.

The diameter of cord you choose is really based more on the type of beads that you want to use. PowerCord® and elastic cording range from 0.4-2mm in...

Chain tassels and fringe are really popular. I like to create them, but it is a serious pain to count links, or measure multiple lengths of chain all the same length, especially tiny chain. Do you have a tip to simplify tassels and fringe?

I used to make them the hard way, too. Then I realized that if I cut one length of chain the correct length all I had to do was hang that chain on a...

What gauge wire is recommended for making wrapped loops? I've tried the 22 and 24. They are too soft, for me, to work with. Would a lower gauge wire work best? I'm a newbie at this. Also, what would be the equivalent gauge size of a wire diameter...

For creating wrapped loops and double-wrapped loops, the gauges you've tried are good when working with a variety of beads as they will fit most...

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