Our bright blue shiny opaque finish standard barrel pony beads measure 9mm wide by 6mm wide and have a 4mm hole that runs through the middle of the bead. These plastic pony beads are made in the USA with nigh quality non-toxic plastic and are sold in packs of approx. 500 beads. Pony beads are ideal for a wide variety of projects like; necklaces, bracelets, kandi and dream catchers. The larger hole is easier to thread so makes them perfect for children's parties, activity camps and VBS.