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Did you know that it’s easy to predict how many beads you’ll need to make a piece of beaded jewelry? Once you know the size of the beads you’ll be using, you can easily figure out how many beads you need for one inch of bead cord. From there it’s easy to learn how many beads you’ll need for you necklace one your own, or you can use this handy chart to make it even easier!  Remember to allow for the length of your clasp. If you use spacer beads or mix sizes, this chart may not be accurate.

 
Bead SizePer Inch7"16"24"32"36"
3mm8.2557132200265288
4mm6.2543100150200225
5mm53582124160180
6mm4.252867100132153
7mm3.5245785114126
8mm3.25225075100112
10mm2.51840608090
12mm21533506672
14mm1.751329435663
16mm1.51125385054
18mm1.251023344550
20mm1.2820293843

 

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