# Question: How Big Is A 12mm Bead?

## Is 18mm bigger than 14mm?

A 14mm male bowl piece is about 3/4 of the size of a dime whereas an 18mm male bowl piece is almost the entire size of a dime.

To summarize: whatever gender joint you have, it will use the opposite gender and same sizes for its parts, bowls and accessories..

## How many mm is 9 16?

Conversion table inches to mmDimensions — Inches to Metric0.563”9/16”14.30 mm0.625”5/8”15.88 mm0.688”11/16”17.48 mm0.750”3/4”19.05 mm21 more rows

## How big is a 20 mm bead?

The most popular bead is the 20mm bead. It is a bit less than 1 inch across the middle. The 10mm beads and 12mm beads are great for spacers, doll necklaces, and bracelets.

## Is 12mm bigger than 14mm?

12mm = almost 15/32 inch (= almost 1/2 inch) 13mm = just over 1/2 inch. 14mm = almost 9/16 inch.

## How do I measure bead size?

The most common way to measure a bead is in millimeters (mm) using a caliper. To use a caliper, slide open the tips, place the tips against the outside of the bead, close the tips down to meet the bead then read the measurement.