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About Cooksongold

We’re the biggest and best supplier of precious metals, jewellery components and tools to the jewellery trade. We supply the UK jewellery trade, plus ship worldwide to customers in 109 countries. We are leaders in products, services and tackling the environmental impact of our industry.

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Who are Cooksongold?

We’re here to support both the professional and hobbyist jewellery maker, through every step of the jewellery making process.

Founded in Birmingham over 100 years ago, Cooksongold is the UK’s leading manufacturer and retailer of precious metal products, tools and equipment to the jewellery industry.

Alongside a one-stop-shop solution for the jewellery maker, we also offer a range of services; including bespoke manufacturing capabilities, stampings, scrap metal recycling services plus groundbreaking 3D Printing in precious metals.

We lead the way in offering high-quality professional jewellery making supplies and services to the jewellery maker.

About Heimerle + Meule Group

Since 2013 Cooksongold has been part of the Heimerle + Meule Group, one of Europe’s largest refiners and processors of precious metals. The Heimerle + Meule Group employs over 950 members of staff in seven countries including the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Spain.

The Heimerle + Meule Group provides high quality materials and semi-finished products for jewellery, wedding rings, dentistry, and the electrical and electronics industries.

Being a part of the Heimerle + Meule group means we can respond even faster to the needs of its customers and to changing market trends. As a customer, you benefit from an expanded range of products and services throughout Europe, backed by comprehensive local service.

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How Cooksongold can help you

We provide a range of services for jewellers including scrap metal recycling services, bespoke manufacturing capabilities plus groundbreaking 3D Printing in precious metals.

Scrap Metal Recycling Service

Making the most out of your scrap metal

We have over 100 years of experience in valuing, melting and assaying precious metal scrap and use a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.

Our service is transparent and easy, no matter what kind of precious metal scrap you send us. We’ll handle your metal carefully, ensuring it’s processed quickly and accurately, with flexible settlement terms so you can make the most of your scrap jewellery and metal.

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Precious Metal 3D Printing for the jewellery industry

We have offered 3D printing in precious metals since 2011. Using state of the art additive manufacturing technology to create semi-finished jewellery printed in silver, 18ct gold, platinum and titanium.

In 2022 we launched our 3D Precious Printing Service. An online bureau to expand your design horizons and create custom precious metal pieces in a truly unique way.

We offer 3D printing in precious metals through our revolutionary bureau service allowing you to upload, create and print orders in a matter of days. Using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology to create ready to finish 3D pieces.

Our service allows you to print in a variety of high-quality precious metals including both 9ct and 18ct red, white and yellow gold, silver and platinum.

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Bespoke Manufacturing Service

Cooksongold has over 100 years of manufacturing excellence. At our Birmingham site, we have the capability to produce the highest specification precious metal products, based on your requirements.

Our technical and high-end production techniques mean we are able to produce custom-made orders including wedding ring blanks, stampings, tool making and findings production.

We also offer bespoke precious metal manufacturing capabilities within our semi-finished product range including sheet, wire, grain and solder which can be produced in gold, silver, platinum and palladium alloys. In addition, we can also support the creation of bespoke alloy composites to atomised powders.

Contact us with your bespoke manufacturing requirements today.

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Laboratory Testing Service

We have a team of experts and state of the art equipment on site, who analyse and test all our in-house precious metal production to make sure it is up to standard.

We also use our in-house facilities to test and analyse any scrap jewellery and precious metals received.

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In-House Hallmarking Service

We have a dedicated team from Birmingham Assay Office based in our Birmingham manufacturing facility.

Our in-house hallmarking team are dedicated to hallmarking items produced by our manufacturing team quickly and accurately. 

Contact us to learn more about this service.

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Precious Metal Production from Cookson Industrial

At Cookson Industrial, our years of experience in the precious metals industry has ensured that the products we create are of the highest quality.

Our world class manufacturing capabilities enables us to produce high purity precious metals in a range of product types including wire, sheet, grain, sputtering targets, brazing alloys and our groundbreaking atomised powder.

Cookson Dental

Cookson Dental supplies a range of crown and bridge alloys in precious and non-precious metals to dental laboratories.

With almost 70 years of experience in the dental industry, we pride ourselves on our vast wealth of knowledge and technical expertise to support our customers.

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The products we sell

At Cooksongold, we lead the way in offering you an extensive range of jewellery making supplies. From jewellery tools to precious metal products, that’s why we’re known as the UK’s jewellery making one-stop shop.

Extensive Range of Precious Metals

We have an extensive range of precious metal products including gold, silver and platinum bullion in sheet, tube, wire, grain and solder form, which can be cut to suit your requirements.

In addition to our precious metal bullion, we also stock a selection of jewellery findings, chains and wedding rings.

In 2022 we have made a precious commitment that all our gold and silver bullion, wedding ring blanks, stamped signet blanks and selected chains and findings are to be made from 100% recycled precious metals.

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One-stop shop for the jewellery maker

We have a huge selection of products for the jewellery maker ranging from boxes and packaging, gemstones, silver clay and beading materials.

We also stock a comprehensive range of jewellery making tools including workshop consumables, machinery, hand tools and much more.

We are also stockists of some of the industry’s biggest brands, making Cooksongold the one-stop shop for the jewellery maker.

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Environmental and Ethical Policy

Our ethical and sustainability journey. 

As the UK's leading manufacturer and retailer of precious metal and jewellery making products to the jewellery industry, we are committed to striving towards being more environmentally conscious. 

So far our ethical and sustainability journey has seen us introduce 100% gold and silver precious metals in our bullion, findings, chain and ring blanks ranges, review our packaging solutions and working towards a climate positive workforce. 


Learn more about what we are doing as part of our environmental and ethical commitments. 

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Industry Associations and Auditing Processes

Cooksongold are proud members of:

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Want to join Cooksongold team?

Want to Join the Cooksongold Team?

We have many roles in different business areas, from warehousing & logistics to marketing and customer service to production. We all work together to play a vital role in our company's success. 

We believe that our employees are key to our company's success and so we offer all our employees a range of perks and benefits. We're proud to say we have a very happy team here at Cooksongold with 75% of our staff being long servers (5+ years). 

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Metal prices
Mon 19 Feb 2024

Silver (AG)
588.358 KG

Gold (AU)
51.491 GM

Palladium (PD)
24.403 GM

Platinum (PT)
23.102 GM

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