Single strand of beads. Beads are approximately 55inches. The beads will fit women who wear clothing sizes Small through approximately 4X Measure your waist for an accurate fit and cut off any excess beads after tying the beads on in a comfortable spot using the diagram.**Receive $3.00 off your order if you’re ONLY ordering waist beads. Promo Code: SHIPBEADS.This is to accommodate the lower cost of shipping waist beads. If the promo code is used with the purchase of any other item besides beads, your order will be held until the full shipping fee is paid.