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Soft Flex Beading Wire

Soft Flex revolutionized the beading industry by offering the first knot tying stainless steel wire. It is made in the USA.

Soft Flex Original Beading Wire

Soft Flex Beading Wire is constructed with micro woven stainless steel wires, braided together and then nylon coated. Each diameter was designed to handle certain levels of abrasion. Everything from soft materials like pearls and seed beads to rough materials like glass, minerals and metal. It is hypoallergenic.


Available in three diameters: fine, medium and heavy in satin silver and an array of colors, including: black onyx, bone, bronze, butterscotch imperial topaz, chrysoprase, citrine, dark blue lapis, pink rhodochrosite, pink tourmaline, purple amethyst, red coral, red jasper, spinel, turquoise blue topaz, tanzanite, white quartz and yellow lemon quartz. Available in 30 feet, 100 feet and some colors in 1,000 feet.



Type Diameter MM Strands Test Strength Recommendations

Fine .014″ 0.355mm 21 10 lbs Seed Beads, pearls, soft materials

Medium .019″ 0.482mm 49 25 lbs Glass, minerals, metals

Heavy .024″ 0.609mm 49 40 lbs Abrasive materials, large stones,

lampwork, bracelets


Econoflex Wire by Soft Flex

A beading wire for beginners, crafters and price conscious hobbyists. Available in three diameters: very fine, fine and medium in steel grey and an array of seven colors, including autumn brown, cinnamon red, midnight black, plum, snow white, spring green and steel blue. Available in 30 feet lengths.




Type Diameter MM Test Strength Strands

Very Fine .010″ 0.254 10 lbs 7

Fine .014″ 0.355 15 lbs 7

Medium .019″ 0.482 20 lbs 7

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