Size 15 seed beads are the smallest size seed beads in common use. Miyuki seed beads are made of glass, and Japanese seed beads are manufactured to be consistent in size and color. 15/0 seed beads are perfect for adding detail, bridging between sizes, or keeping things delicate and intricate. 15/0 seed beads measure 1.5mm x 1.3mm with a hole size of .7mm. Count is approximately 250 beads per gram.
Size 11 seed bead mixes are made with 10 shades of our most popular size of Miyuki seed beads. Seed bead mixes are a great way to try out the size 11 Japanese seed beads. 11/0 seed beads measure 2mm x 1mm with a hole size of 1mm. Count is approximately 110 beads per gram.
Size 8 seed beads are medium sized seed beads, about halfway between the smaller 11/0s and the larger 6/0s in size. Miyuki 8/0 Japanese seed beads are preferred for their consistent size and wide array of colors. 8/0 seed beads are perfect for a number of projects including stringing, weaving and Kumihimo braiding. 8/0 seed beads measure 3mm x 2mm with a hole size of 1mm. Count is approximately 39 beads per gram.
Size 6 seed beads are large seed beads suited for knitting with beads, stringing on thin leather, or any project requiring a large spacer bead. 6/0 Japanese seed beads made by Miyuki are available in a wide range of beautiful colors. 6/0 seed beads are perfect for kids and beginners as they are easy to pick up and have larger holes. 6/0 seed beads measure 4mm x 3mm with a hole size of 1.3mm. Count is approximately 12 beads per gram.