This color is a has a deeper hue than -0116 but will be perfect for fire pieces, or darker florals. Please keep in mind that the Opaque Dark Red can appear brown in artificial lighting. If you do not want that affect, please choose a lighter opaque red or a transparent red bead.
Opaque glass does not allow any light to pass through the bead. This gives these beads a solid look while still shiny. Many of our customers refer to this as the "regular" or "plain" beads as they are some of the most commonly found beads in both historical and contemporary indigenous bead art.
Charlotte Cuts have one or two facets per bead, which gives them a subtle sparkle. They are particularly popular for old style beadwork. They are fairly uniform in shape and size. They can be used in virtually any beaded project, including applique or flat stitch, lane stitch, peyote stitch, loomwork, bead weaving, bead stringing and jewelry making.
Size 11/0 Charlotte Cut Beads measure approximately 2.0-2.2mm. Sold strung by the hank, consisting of 12 20-inch strands. Approximately 2,000 beads per hank. Made in the Czech Republic.