Protect your delicate stones, pearls and beads on this cushioned wood board covered with soft, velvety material, while you lay out and string your bead strand designs. The board has eight 3/4"-deep slits that accommodates strands up to 20" long and a spacious tray that holds your beads as you work. A roomy recessed compartment provides a staging area for beads and findings, keeping them conveniently at hand as you work. The edge of the slotted compartment is marked in 1/4" increments to help you accurately measure the strand length in process. The matte color of the material is easy on the eyes and enhances visibility as you work.