Bugle beads are long, tube shaped glass beads with flat ends. They come in two versions, smooth or twisted. Smooth bugles are available in 3mm and 6mm lengths. Twisted bugles come in 3 sizes 2x6mm, 2x12mm and 2.7x12mm. Bugle beads are perfect for ladder and brick stitch pieces, creating fringe and using in bead embroidery.