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Seed Bead Sizes

The size of seed beads is loosely based on the length of the original rod of glass that the beads are cut from. For example, a size 11 seed bead originated from a rod that was cut 11 times for ever...
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Amber is a fossil resin much used for the manufacture of ornamental objects. Although not mineralized it is sometimes considered and used as a gemstone. Most of the world's amber is in the range of 30–90 million years old. Semi-fossilized resin or sub-fossil amber is called copal. (from Wikipedia).