Miyuki (Manufactured in Japan) is the brand name of the best quality among the seed beads. Seed beads, also called embroidery beads or rocailles, are very small beads. For example, they can be used for kumihimo, crocheting, weaving, stringing and embroidery.
The big advantage of Miyuki Seed beads is the very good quality. All beads have exactly the same size!
Seed beads exist in several sizes: 6/0: approx. 3.3 mm high (stringing length), 4.3 mm wide 8/0: approx. 2.1 mm high (stringing length), 3.1 mm wide 11/0: approx. 1.3 mm high (stringing length), 2.1 mm wide 15/0: approx. 1 mm high (stringing length), 1.6 mm wide