Beadalon beading wire is composed of fine strands of stainless steel coated in abrasion-resistant clear nylon. It is very flexible and strong with little chance of accidental kinking. FusionBeads.com carries both 19 and 49 strand Beadalon, 19 strand Beadalon is available in a variety of colorless, metallic and fashion colors, including popular Trios multi-packs. Our 49 strand Beadalon is available in a variety of colorless, metallic and black colors. You must use crimp beads to securely fasten Beadalon beading wire to a clasp, as shown in our Crimping Technique.