|Size||in mm||hole size||number of beads per strand (approx)|
|14/0||1.6 mm||0.40 mm||425|
|13/0||1.7 mm||0.50 mm||412|
|12/0||1.9 mm||0.60 mm||395|
|11/0||2.1 mm||0.70 mm||335|
|10/0||2.3 mm||0.80 mm||325|
|08/0||3.1 mm||0.90 mm||245|
true-cut or rocaille:
true-cut beads have one flat side on the bead.
Roccailles are all the way round, but:
They can have a square hole. With a contoured colour (bead is transparent, onlly the inside of the bead is coloured), it will give you the glare which looks like a 3-cut bead.
2-cut or 3-cut:
Charlotte shaped beads
The rumour has it, that the inventor of this bead named it after his daughter Charlotte. Each bead has a facet to produce more brilliance. Charlotte cut ater only available in size 13`sand bead. Each different size bead in this form is technical called a "true Cut" bead.
Macco tubes are 1 x 1 mm
other tubes/ buggles:
|min. diameter of hole
|1||2.25||1.7||0.60||100 100||45 405|
|2||4.7||1.9||0.70||49 100||22 272|
|3||7||2.1||0.70||23 000||10 433|
|4||9||2.1||0.70||18 100||8 210|
|5||12||2.1||0.70||13 200||5 988|