Beading Resources

Standard Necklace & Bracelet Lengths

'Choker' necklace - 40cm (16 inches)
'Princess' necklace
[most common sized necklace]
- 45cm (18 inches)
'Matinee' necklace - 61cm (24 inches)
'Opera' necklace - 81cm (32 inches)
'Rope' necklace - 122cm (48 inches)
Womens' Bracelet - 15cm - 18cm (6 to 7 inches)
Mens' Bracelet - 23cm (9 inches)
Anklet - 25cm (10 inches)

Note: These measurements are approximate only.
The only way to get a truly accurate measurement is to measure the jewellery before completion.



Birthstones

January Garnet
February Amethyst
March Aquamarine or Bloodstone
April Diamond
May Emerald
June Pearl or Moonstone or Alexandrite
July Ruby
August Peridot or Sardonyx or Sapphire
September Sapphire
October Opal or Tourmaline
November Citrine or Topaz
December Turquoise or Zircon or Lapis Lazuli
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Stones of the Zodiac

Aries (21 March - 20 April) Bloodstone or Diamond
Taurus (21 April - 20 May) Sapphire
Gemini (21 May - 20 June) Agate or Spinel
Cancer (21 June - 20 July) Emerald
Leo (21 July - 22 August) Onyx or Ruby
Virgo (23 August - 22 September) Carnelian or Opal
Libra (23 September - 22 October) Peridot
Scorpio (23 October - 22 November) Aquamarine
Sagittarius (23 November - 21 December) Topaz
Capricorn (22 December - 20 January) Ruby or Garnet
Aquarius (21 January - 18 February) Garnet or Amethyst or Moonstone
Pisces (19 February - 20 March) Amethyst or Diamond
Don't forget to check out Eureka! Beads' collection of gemstone beads - the perfect bead for making an unforgettable birthday gift for someone you love.


Birthday Stones

Sunday Ruby
Monday Pearl
Tuesday Garnet
Wednesday Cats Eye
Thursday Emerald
Friday Topaz
Saturday Sapphire
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