The Bead Smith S-Lon Cord
S-Lon cords are available in a wide range of colours and are versatile stringing material.
AA & D
This is a parallel fibre 0.9mm nylon thread and will pass through a #12 beading needle. This S-Lon thread has the feel of Nymo but has a strength close to powerpro. This can be used in many different types of bead work including: peyote, loom warping, off loom projects, netting and other multi pass bead stitches. This thread has almost no stretch. Each spool contains approximately AA - 75 yards / 68 metres D - 78 yard / 71 metres
TEX 70 - Micro
Ideal for bead weaving when multiple thread passes must be made through a bead. This 0.12mm 3 ply twisted is a bonded multi fillament nylon cord. Each spool contains approximately 287 yards / 262 metres
TEX 135 - Fine
Ideal for kumihimo and bead crochet with small beads and 11/0 & 15/0 seed beads. This 0.4mm 3 ply twisted is a bonded multi fillament nylon cord. Each spool contains approximately 118 yard / 107 metres
TEX 210 - Standard
Ideal for stringing, bead crochet & micro-macramé jewelry! Super-lon is an extra-heavy #18 twisted nylon multi-filament cord. Each spool contains approximately 77 yards / 70 metres
TEX 400 - Heavy
Ideal for kumihimo and macrame with 6/0 seed beads and beads with a 1mm hole and larger. Each spool contains 35 yards / 32 metres
What is the difference between C-Lon and S-Lon?
The product is made at the same factory, on the same equipment, and to the same specifications; the only difference is that C-Lon is a taller spool than S-Lon/Superlon and C-Lon has more yardage on each spool.