Griffin's Silk Bead Cord, No. 1 is designed for beads with small openings and for intricate beading work. Neatly plied 100% silk, it is reliably strong and perfectly smooth. Each package contains approximately 79 inches (a little more than 2 meters) of cord, with a twisted stainless steel needle at one end, saving time and headache! The thinnest Silk Bead Cord we carry, we used size No. 1 in our Woven Beaded Bracelet Kit.