Designer of the Month: Claire Wrixton

Gemstone Pendants

With over 10 years’ experience of using silver clay to make jewellery, Claire is now developing her silversmithing technique. She likes to take inspiration for her designs from a number of sources, including her home county of Dorset and the Jurassic coast. Read on to find out more about her work… Let us know a bit about yourself, detailing your background, study and … [Read more...]

How To Make A Cross Pendant With Art Clay Silver


It’s hard to beat precious metal clay for its simplicity and ease of use. What’s more, the finished results can be striking, all of which makes it a very satisfying material to work with. Whether you’re trying this technique for the first time, or looking for some fresh inspiration, this cross pendant tutorial will show you how to use art clay silver to create a simple but … [Read more...]

Designer of the Month: Lori Ridgway

Creating pieces from her workshop in the Staffordshire countryside gives jewellery maker Lori Ridgway the perfect inspiration for her stunning nature influenced clay and silver designs. She told us more about her work in the following Designer of the Month interview for August 2016. Let us know a bit about yourself, detailing your background, study and training in the … [Read more...]

Jewellery Tools Event Lunchtime Learning – Questions and Answers

On 25th June Cooksongold held our first ‘Lunchtime Learning’ on Facebook to celebrate our Jewellery Tools Event, which gave you the chance to ask us your Jewellery Tools related questions in a live Q&A session. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took part as we had a great response, and I’m sure that we all learnt something new about Jewellery … [Read more...]

How to Create a pendant using PMC

firing clay pendant

We gave our Cooksongold blogger, Jo Varney, a PMC Super Starter Kit to have a play with. Take a look at what she made and how she made it! Precious Metal Clay (PMC) is a material made up of tiny particles of metal which is combined with water and a binding agent. The resulting clay can be manipulated using basic tools and then fired using a blowtorch or kiln. During this … [Read more...]

Exciting News: Cooksongold now offers Art Clay Classes!

Delve into the world of Art Clay at both our brand new taster classes and day master classes in a fun, friendly and relaxing environment. We are giving our customers a great opportunity to learn how to make their own unique jewellery designs in comfortable and welcoming surroundings, ensuring total enjoyment, at our dedicated Green Side Studio in Kings Norton, … [Read more...]

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It's that time of the year again when we (almost) say goodbye to the winter and welcome...FREE DELIVERY Bonanza online at Cooksongold! Between the 25th of February and 28th of February at claim Freepost on ALL UK orders over £50*!! Welcome the new season the way you should: treat yourself to a tool from our DREMEL range and get it delivered for FREE! Or why not … [Read more...]

This weekend make the most of our Sale with Free Delivery!

At Cooksongold our online January Sale is coming to an end and what better way to end it than to hold our first 2011 FREE DELIVERY Weekend* event? Freepost starts today and ends Monday 31st January at midnight! This weekend why not treat yourself to our Dremel 300 Drill Kit and 100 Accessories Was £76.55, NOW £61.24 or to some of our very best 2010 machinery and get it … [Read more...]

New Year resolutions? Fulfill them with the Cooksongold January Sale

Happy New Year from everyone at Cooksongold!! May you have a very prosperous 2011! To have a good start of the year we have organised our usual fantastic January Sale throughout the whole first month of 2011! Here's what it's all about: we are offering up to 60% OFF  for over 500 products!! Get an even better price than before with: up to 50% OFF Charm Beads up to 25% … [Read more...]

Cookson Has Christmas All Wrapped Up: NEW Christmas Gift Finder

The festive season is fast approaching!! To make shopping easier and more fun Cooksongold has created its first Christmas Gift Finder!! With 15 categories to choose from there is something for everyone!! Whether you are looking to buy something for your workshop or to surprise your friends, family or customers the NEW Cooksongold Gift Finder has hundreds of ideas that will help … [Read more...]