This is a very flexible bead stringing wire. It�s state of the art design feels like fiber and offers the strength of stainless steel. The first 21 and 49 strand stainless beading wire that was created for the bead enthusiast who knot their work and for those designers who use crimp beads. It�s construction offers flexibility like no other, 7 strands each containing 7 wires (7 x 7 wire construction) make 49 stainless steel micro-wires of strength, flexibility and longevity. It is a higher quality alternative to tigertail.
A special nylon coating covers the wire to give a soft, silk like feel. Available in 3 diameters (.014, .019, & .024) in 30-foot and 100-foot spools. Available in Clear (Silver-Color) and Black ( in .014 and .019), and in .019 for Dk. Blue, Green Red, Bronze, Purple, White, Bone, Yellow, Pink, Turquoise, & Butterscotch.
Diameter .014: (21 strands, 10 lb test) Perfect for stringing fresh water pearls and light weight designs. #14 seed beads can be strung on this diameter. We suggest this size for necklaces.
Diameter .019: (49 strands, 26 lb test) The versatile diameter. Thirteen available colors for necklaces, beaded eye glass holders, watchbands, bracelets, and anklets. Glass beads, mineral beads, silver, and all metal beads. Able to pass through #13 seed beads and 80% of fresh water pearls. We suggest this size for bracelets.
Diameter .024: (49 strands, 40 lb test) Excellent for multi strand designs & African trade beads, semi precious mineral necklaces, bracelets, and watchbands. Perfect for stringing Hematite beads. Able to string #11 Seed beads on this diameter
Usually, you need to use crimp beads with soft flex wire. It does not knot easily. If you do want to knot, rather than crimp, the Soft Flex company suggests you use a figure eight knot.