Brass beads with a silver, gold or copper plating. Each bead is 19mm x 6mm with a 2mm hole and has 33 beads per 24 inch strand. The detail on the bead has a band on each end and 3 decorative dots on one side of the tube. They fit 1.5 mm leather cord easily and 2mm cord with some effort. They look fantastic on men's jewelry and ethnic jewelry.