The "Mini bead" , small in size, big on style! When you are looking for a "little" something to add to your gear, but still want to best of the best! "Mini" size of - 3/8" diameter, 3/8" long with a 1/4" through hole. Gray Precision Ti (titanium) lanyard beads are machined one at a time from a solid bar of 6AL-4V aerospace grade Titanium. Titanium has an amazing strength to weight ratio and is very corrosion resistant. Titanium is also readily anodized with a variety of beautiful colors and it takes a number of surface finishes well. Titanium does everything steel and aluminum but it does it MUCH, MUCH better.