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We stock a wide range of cutting equipment including shears, side cutters and scissors which are suitable for jewellery making projects. Our shear collection is wide and includes shears are suitable for cutting pieces of solder or fine sheet, as well as shears which are suitable for cutting wire. Additionally, we stock side cutters from both our value range and more heavy duty options such as Mawn and Bergeon. For those who prefer using scissors, we provide scissor shears which are also suitable for wire and sheet – they are made from hardened steel and feature comfort grip handles to reduce fatigue.

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Please note all prices listed are based on cash prices and are exclusive of VAT. Prices for precious metal products are an estimate only and can vary slightly depending upon the metal price, the actual weight and the cutting tolerances which we are able to achieve. Bullion prices are based on 10gm.

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Our shears come in many shapes and forms, with different styles to suit the jewellery maker in question. Our most popular products are the 7 inch straight shears, spring-loaded shears and heavy duty shears. Browse the range and find a pair which is suitable for your jewellery making projects.

Side Cutters

A workbench essential, our value range side cutters feature sharp and angular jaws which are great for cutting 0.8mm wire. For thicker wire, our Maun side cutters can cut up to 2mm hard wire, offering you more flexibility for jewellery making.


Ideal for cutting both wire and sheet metal, our scissor shears are made from hardened steel and use comfort grips which will help reduce fatigue when cutting metal. We also supply power scissors which are suitable for materials such as paper, card and leather.

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© 2020 Cookson Precious Metals Ltd. VAT Registration No. GB161 8062 21. Registered in England no. 2775187. Registered Office: 59-83 Vittoria Street, Birmingham, B1 3NZ
Tel: 0345 100 1122 or 0121 200 2120 Fax: 0121 212 6456