Standard Colours

Many, many moons ago, when I did the bulk of the buying for beadfx – and you can thank your lucky stars that someone with better negotiating skills is doing that job now! – I was at one of our major wholesalers, and their agent was showing me a new line of beads. “What do you think of these?” she asked me. “Those’d sell,” I grunted, non-noncommittally. “Okay,” she replied, “I’ll bring them in in the usual colours?” Well, I knew exactly what she meant by “usual colours” – but I thought maybe you’d like to know too. With the …