It’s common to see bugle beads and round seed beads used together as part of many bead projects. whether they be used for earrings or bracelets. Bugle beads are a common type of seed bead that comes in many sizes and colors.
This type of bead is numbered (smallest to largest) 1-5, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40.
When looking at the size of bugle beads, consider that #1 bugle bead measures about 1/8″, and #40 bead measures about 1-5/8″.
Knowing the size of the bead, will help you prepare your bead crafts. You can better determine how many beads you should need to complete the craft.