Large Hole Beads

The extra-large holes are ideal to use with caprice chain, snake chain, wide leather laces and hemp twine, braided fabric strips, fiber cord and other stringing materials with a wide diameter to increase your design possibilities.


Large Hole Gemstone Beads For Jewelry Making

Large hole beads are a popular choice for jewelry making because they make it easy to string thicker cords and materials through the bead. These beads are often used in combination with leather cords, ribbon, or even chain, to create unique and stylish jewelry pieces. They are available in a wide range of stones, including agate, rose quartz, jade, amethyst... and can be found in a variety of sizes, and colors, making them a versatile option for jewelry designers and makers. At, we provide 6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm 18mm beads with large holes.

How To Use Large Hole Beads

Here are some ways to use large hole beads for jewelry making:

  • Stringing: String large hole beads onto cord, ribbon, or even chain to create simple necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.
  • Knotting: Use large hole beads as spacers between smaller beads and knot the cord between each bead to create a secure and visually interesting piece.
  • Beading: Combine large hole beads with smaller seed beads to create intricate patterns and designs in your jewelry.
  • Wrapping: Wrap cord, wire, or ribbon around the bead to create unique and creative designs for your jewelry.
  • Connecting: Use jump rings to connect large hole beads to other components, such as clasps, chains, and earring hooks, to create finished jewelry pieces.

It's important to note that the size and shape of large hole beads can vary, so be sure to measure and test the holes of your beads before starting a project to ensure that the materials you choose will fit properly.