What is an Aught?

December 2nd, 2009 by Phoenix Heliopolis

An Aught is used to determine the number of beads of a standard unit. The most popular seed bead size is 11/0(“eleven-aught”).  The commonly known largest sixe is 6/0 and tiny one is 15/0.

Aught Size

Bead Width (mm)

Approx. Beads per Inch

6/0

3.7

7

8/0

3.0

9

10/0

2.3

11

11/0

2.2

12

13/0

1.7

15

14/0

1.6

16

15/0

1.5

17

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