3/0 Italian seed beads,about the size of an 10/0 contemporary seed bead.. These smaller hanks have 10 strands that are 5 inches long. Great bright color. Rare one. These seed beads are all temporarily strung in hanks for your seed beading and weaving convenience. Simply tip your needle through the string and take off what you need. This is one of the nice features of beads sold in hanks.