You can choose the style you like such as the beads for the bracelets. You may wish to make an overstated style in bolder colors and in large beads. If you wish an understated style, you should go for small beads with the subdued tones with a low contrast within the colors. You will find that the beads are found in many styles that you may choose from such as Western styles, Native American, Classic and contemporary. You have to let the purpose of the jewelry dictate the colors, design and style of the beads. You have to decide about the design before anything else so that you may buy the beads that fit into that style.
Decide about the materials before you give the order of your wholesale beads. The beads are found in different materials and they can be used to make limitless type of jewelry. The materials you choose are going to affect the shape, color, cost, durability and weight of the jewelry you make.
The following are common types of materials that are used to make the wholesale beads and you can decide on the type of the beads to buy based on their characteristics. Glass is durable and brilliant but somehow heavy. The stones are of interesting textures and colors, they are heavy but durable. Metal beads are found in many assortment and depending on the design and types, the beads can be deteriorate, rust or tarnish. Wood beads have a unique characteristic, they are lightweight but they can be deteriorated easily. Ceramic beads have fine details and they are heavy, they are breakable and delicate. Plastic beads are cheap, lightweight and durable. They are used in cheap jewelry. Depending on the project at hand, you can mix different types of materials if you want to.
You can find the wholesale beads from craft or variety stores even if the selection can be limited and the prices can be high. If you want to save while buying and get access to a limitless number of beads, you should consider buying online. You will always find the right beads regardless of the project you have at hand. You can also find people who are selling the leftovers beads after they have used what the beads they wanted. Such beads are found at a cheap price.