The teardrop shape of theseÂ TOHO Magatama beadsÂ will result in beautifully staggered patterns for your beaded jewelry designs.Â Magatama means 'curved bead' in Japanese. These seed beads are ideal for fringe, bead embroidery, stringing projects, and more. The approx hole size is .7mm. These are sold by weight in small zip lock bags. 8oz = approx 249 beads.