Price listed is for 6 strands of glass beads. These are vintage Japanese pale yellow glass beads that are about 4mm. There are about 200 beads on each strand for a total of approximately 1200 beads. The size and shape of each bead will vary slightly. These Japanese beads were coated in a white powder to protect them during shipping. Some beads may have more powder than others. They will need to be cleaned. These may ship loose! The strand lenghts may vary giving you more or less strands but, the same quantity of beads.