Base metal beads are made of non-precious metals. Due to the cost difference base metal beads are inexpensive compared to other. Unlike plastic beads our base metal beads last longer and affordable for jewelry making. House of gems offers wide variety of base metal beads at discount wholesale price. Silver plated, gold plated, brass metal beads are available in many shapes and sizes at cheap price. We sell base metal beads in round, corrugated, fancy shapes and charms for less.