Professional Series Beadalon 49 Black wire, 0.18" (Medium), combines the flexibility and convenience of thread with the strength and durability of stainless steel wire. Specially designed for stringing ceramic, glass, metal and stone beads as well as seed beads and freshwater pearls, Beadalon 49 is the softest and most flexible of all Beadalon varieties. Designs fashioned from Beadalon 49 drape very naturally without kinking. Easy to use without the aid of a beading needle, but is so soft and flexible that it can be knotted. Made in USA. 30 feet of wire comes on a convenient spool.