Online Bead Calculator Tool
How many beads do I need?
Use Big Bead Little Beads online bead calculator tool to quickly determine how many beads you need for a beading project or jewellery design – be it a bracelet, a choker, a princess necklace, a matinee necklace, an opera necklace, a rope or lariat, or a seed beading project.
To find how many beads you need select a style from the pull down list of bracelet and necklace lengths, or enter your own custom length and diameter. Our online bead calculator tool will then estimate the number of beads needed for your design. It is often wise to purchase more than calculated, particularly when working with Seed Beads or Bugle Beads to allow for damage or colour variations.
Choose from the following preset project designs and diameters to calculate how many beads you will need:
Or enter your own specific project length and diameters to calculate how many beads you will need: