Small Delica Beads (DBS) are size 15/0 cylinder beads, which are available in both smooth and six-sided (hex cut). Size 15/0 Delicas are preferred for delicate bead weaving projects, as well as designs that combine them with larger Delica Beads and seed beads. 15/0 Delica Beads measure 1.3mm x 1mm with a hole size of .7mm.
Delica Beads (DB) are 11/0 Delica beads and our most popular size of cylinder bead and are available in over 1100 colors. Delicas are ideal for peyote stitch, brick stitch, square stitch, and herringbone stitch or strung as-is for a more delicate look. 11/0 Delica beads can be either smooth or six-sided (hex cut), and measure 1.6mm x 1.5mm with a hole size of .8mm. Count is approximately 200 beads per gram.
Medium Delica Beads (DBM) are size 10/0 cylinder beads. They are slightly larger than the original 11/0 Delica Beads, but have the same even and symmetrical appearance. 10/0 Delica beads can be either smooth or six-sided (hex cut), and measure 2.3mm x 1.2mm with a hole size of 1mm. Count is approximately 108 beads per gram.
Large Delica Beads (DBL) are size 8/0 cylinder beads. Like the other sizes of Miyuki Delica Beads DBLs are ideal for beadweaving, but also can be threaded on a thin leather or cord because of their generous hole size. 8/0 Delica beads can be either smooth or six-sided (hex cut), and measure 2.5mm x 2.5mm with a hole size of 1.5mm. Count is approximately 30 beads per gram.