One of the most popular types of jewelries today is the beaded bracelets. It gives a stylish, vibrant and trendy look for your outfit and there are various types of bracelets made of distinct materials which include gemstones, crystals, semi-precious gemstones, glass and wood. With so many varieties of bead bracelets it may seem like a difficult task to choose a suitable bracelet for you. Also, before buying bracelets, one should consider the cost, color, stone type and style preferences.
Types of beads
There are many types of beads like jasper, sapphire, metal and more. However, you have to consider the budget before you purchase one. There are classic men bead bracelets also available that are made using different gemstones. As far as cost is concerned, precious stones are more expensive than crystals or semi precious stones.
Different stringing methods
The bracelets made of beads come strung in many ways with multiple types of materials. Some of the methods include, wire strung, stretch, cord strung as well as wire wrapped.
- Wire strung bracelets are made using a thin filament and also the thickness of the bracelet varies from one another.
- Stretch bracelets are made using an acrylic stretch cord for the purpose of stringing. There are various types of cords in terms of thicknesses to choose from.
- The cord strung bracelets are made using materials like twine, hemp, or leather for stringing the bracelet. The bracelets are quite strong which makes it more durable than the rest.
- The wire wrapped bracelets are made using different types of gauges to support the beads. This type of bracelets has less chances of breaking and hence known for its durability.
Thus, these are some of the variations found in bead bracelets that are in trend nowadays.