What Is a Hank of Beads?

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A hank of bead is a unit bundle of strands containing from 8 to 14 strands and a length of 20 to 50 centimetres. There are different hanks according to age, size and type. For instance Charlotte size 13/0 beads are generally on short hanks with 12- twelve inch strands.
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