What's Best For Stringing...?

Use this chart to match the perfect stringing material with any size or type of bead.

Last edited: 5/14/2020
What's Best for Stringing

Use this chart to help choose appropriate stringing materials for use with specific bead types.

Bead/Cord Type Pearls Smooth-
Hole
Rough-
Hole
Metal Large/
Heavy
Large
Holes
Heishi
Beadalon® X X X X X X X
Elastic cord® X X          
 FireLine  X  X        X  X
 Foxtail      X  X  X  X  
 Illusion  X  X          X
 Silk  X  X          
 Pearlsilk™  X  X          
 Polyamid    X  X         X
Soft Flex® X X X X X X  
 Stretch Magic  X  X          X
 Stringth™    X  X  X  X  X  X
 Waxed      X  X  X  X  
 Wild Fire™  X  X        X  X