The playful shape of Berry beads is like a peanut with the hole at the narrow center section of the bead. When the berries are strung, these beads nest together, making them perfect for stringing. Berry beads are also used in patterns for beaded beads, or any time you want to add texture to a flat project. Berry beads measure 2.5mm x 4.5mm with a hole size of .8mm. Count is approximately 22 beads per gram.