This strand of Red French Cross Beads is a perfect fit for adding a touch of bold color to your jewelry design projects. These Java glass beads are modeled after traditional French cross trade beads. French cross beads were originally produced in Venice and traded throughout Africa. Each bead measures about 14 x 8mm with a hole size of approximately 3mm. You will receive a full strand measuring roughly 23". The unique spiral pattern these java beads have makes them truly stand out, add a strand or two to your collection today.