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« on: March 19, 2013 10:55:48 PM »

After coming across a bunch of imported antique Venetian seed beads and stashing them over time, I think I have enough color variation to really play with them.

I was curious how many other people have made a project with some of the super small sizes.  So what is the smallest seed bead you have ever used for a stringing project? 

I have one pack of 22 or 24s that I want to try out, mostly the rest are 15, 18, 20.  The project I really want to start is going to use some of the antique 18s and hanks of modern Czech 15s.   
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2013 10:58:49 PM »

The smallest size I used was 15. I didn't even know you could get them smaller - the 15s are tiny!
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2013 12:50:04 AM »

The 15s are wicked...  I'm making up a color sample chart of Miyuki seed bead 15s right now. 

I'm really fascinated with the super small ones.  The lady at the bead store said they don't make them anymore. 
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2013 09:09:11 AM »

I have some 18's, but they're so tiny you almost need a magnifying glass to see them! They're the smallest seed beads I've ever seen

I can't imagine what 22/24s look like - nor what kind of thread you'd use to string them
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2014 11:00:59 PM »

The smallest I have seen are 15/0. I use them to make fairyesque jewellrey. I would love to see the smaller ones you mentioned. How do you keep them contained? It's hard enough with the 15/0 wanting to jump out of containers.
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