Material Focus: Platinum

Platinum is the rarest and most valuable of the three precious metals, (gold, silver and platinum). It's distinctive silver/grey colour and dense structure give it a certain gravitas which eludes most other metals, and is why it is an obvious choice for anyone wanting to achieve or obtain quality and luxury. If you add to this it's fabulous resistance to corrosion, it really is … [Read more...]

What can aluminium be used for in jewellery making?

Have you ever wondered “what can aluminium be used for?” For a breakdown guide on the uses of aluminium and how aluminium was discovered, you’re in the right place. Read on to find out more about what aluminium is made of and how anodised aluminium jewellery could be a new addition to your jewellery making repertoire. Aluminium is not a material which immediately lends … [Read more...]

Review: Wubbers Medium Bail Making Pliers

by Jo Varney ‘Wubbers.....Funny name, serious tools’ Ok, I will admit that when I first came across the ‘Wubbers’ brand I did have to do a double take. Wubbers, really? It sounds like something my three year old would talk about! However once you get past the bizarre name, what you discover is range of jewellery pliers which have been specifically designed for ‘shaping, … [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...]

Over 10% OFF Sterling Silver Sheet!

Today we are launching a new great promotion: OVER 10% OFF STERLING SILVER SHEET!! Some of our best selling sheet comes now with great discounts! This offer applies to 30 variations of sheet from which you can choose according to your needs and preferences. This includes: Sterling Silver Sheet 0.50mm thick, fully annealed soft, and also 0.70 mm, 0.80mm, 1.00mm and 1.5mm - all … [Read more...]

FREE POST – Easier than ever!!

It is that great period again: FREE POST is here!! Within the UK*, for any order over £50* which you place in the next 10 days you will benefit from our Free Post!! When we say it's easy, we mean you won't even need any codes or vouchers: just select "freepost" as the delivery  method at checkout and enjoy the experience!! In case this is not reason enough to order, we hope … [Read more...]

The NEW Cookson’s Technical Information Booklet: one stop guide to jewellery making!

THE JEWELLERY GUIDE We've just launched the 32-page Jewellery Guide for those of you who are going back to work, starting work or just looking for new pieces to buy for your workshop!!  It contains the essential products to every jewellery maker's workshop: machinery, clay, starter kits, books, chains and bullion are amongst the many products you will find in this useful … [Read more...]

Brighter Ideas in Silver: NEW REFLECTIONS SILVER Collection!

--------------------------- UPDATE: Starting the 15th of March until the 31st of March 2011 you can try Reflections Silver Wire and Sheet for the same price as Standard Silver*. Click here to learn more about this promotion and start browsing through our fabulous range of  fire scale, tarnish- resistant silver.  Still looking for reasons? Keep reading and find out why we're all … [Read more...]

SAVE up to 18% OFF Sterling Silver Sheet

Save up to 18% OFF ALL sterling silver sheet this week ONLY at Cooksongold. This fantastic offer includes our full range of sterling silver sheet including bestsellers like our 0.8mm, 0.5mm and even our 1mm sheet. Click here to enter the Cooksongold silver sheet sale NOW!!! Alternatively, click here to learn more about this incredible offer. Plus, don't forget this offer … [Read more...]

Get Your FREE British Silver Mini Catalogue

We're very happy to be sponsor's of 2009's British Silver Week, and just as pleased to bring your our newest Silver Mini Catalogue!. So dive in, and celebrate silver with Cookson! British Silver Week British Silver Week makes a welcome return this June with a typically impressive programme of events celebrating silversmithing in all its forms, supported by a glittering array … [Read more...]