Understanding Gross Measurements in Bead Quantities
When it comes to measuring beads in Australia, you may have come across the term “gross” in product descriptions. The term might sound a bit perplexing at first but fear not – it’s a straightforward concept that plays a crucial role in standardising quantities in the world of beads. In this short blog, we’ll delve into what a gross is and why it’s commonly used when measuring beads in Australia.
What is a Gross?
A gross is a unit of measurement equal to 144 items. In the context of beads, this means that when you purchase a gross of beads, you are getting 144 individual beads in that package. The term “gross” evolved to represent a dozen dozens, making it a convenient way to handle quantities of small items like beads.
Why Use Gross Measurements for Beads?
At Bead, Trimming & Craft Company, we embrace the concept of a gross on many products. By offering beads in gross measurements, we align with how these items are supplied to us. This ensures consistency and accuracy in the quantities you receive.