There are some excellent resources available on the web for jewelry making.  Here are some links for jewelry making inspiration and techniques & supplies.  When searching it is helpful to use the following terms:  charm bracelets, jewelry charm making, art charms, beaded charms, wire wrapped beads, wire wrapped loops, etc.

Rings and Things
Fire Mountain Gems
Art Beads
Auntie's Beads
Rio Grande
Gem Faire

Do you have a favorite that's not listed here?  Let me know so I can add it to the list.