Necklace Sizing Chart

    


Pearl Necklace/Bracelet Sizing Chart 

    Use as a guide for approximate beads required to string a necklace or bracelet.

Note: Pearl Strands are knotted between every Pearl to limit loss in case of accidental breakage. A 16" Pearl strand actually finishes at about 18" double knotted & with a gold clasp
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Pearls per Inch Chart

MM Diameter

Pearls Per Inch

MM Diameter

Number Per Inch

2.00 mm

12.70 Pearls

5.50 mm

4.62 Pearls

2.25 mm

11.29 Pearls

6.00 mm

4.23 Pearls

2.50 mm

10.16 Pearls

6.50 mm

3.91 Pearls

2.75 mm

9.24 Pearls

7.00 mm

3.63 Pearls

3.00 mm

8.47 Pearls

7.50 mm

3.39 Pearls

3.25 mm

7.82 Pearls

8.00 mm

3.18 Pearls

3.50 mm

7.26 Pearls

9.00 mm

2.82 Pearls

3.75 mm

6.77 Pearls

10.00 mm

2.54 Pearls

4.00 mm

6.35 Pearls

11.00 mm

2.31 Pearls

4.25 mm

5.98 Pearls

12.00 mm

2.12 Pearls


Typical Necklace Strand Style and Length

Cultured pearl strands are available in a variety of lengths that represent different moods and accent different clothing styles. Collar, choker, princess, and matinee lengths are the most common lengths seen in retail stores. The number of cultured pearls in a strand depends on their sizes.  Some strands mix cultured pearl types, but most are composed of a single type.



Style

Length (inches)

Length (Centimeters)

Collar

12-13”

30-33 cm

Choker

14-16”

36-41 cm

Princess

17-19”

43-48 cm

Matinee

20-24”

51-61 cm

Opera

30-32”

76-91 cm

Rope

Over 36”

Over 100 cm