These beads are plastic, cube alphabet beads. The beads are 7mm in diameter with a 4mm hole. They are transparent colored with white letters. The holes are horizontal and run from left to right (side to side). The beads have letters or numbers on four sides. These beads have larger holes so they can be strung on hemp, leather cord, suede, lacing, lanyard, rattail and other thicker types of cords. They can also be used with thinner stringing material too such as gossamer stretch cord or flexible beading wire. You can purchase these beads as individual letter beads, as individual number beads, or in packages of mixed letter beads or mixed number beads. If you need instructions for beading projects or ideas, please take a look at our bead project ideas.