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Free your inner jewellery maker

It can feel a bit daunting starting a new craft - but we’re here to help you free your inner jewellery maker so you can start creating. With our step-by-step jewellery making projects, how-to videos, essential jewellery making tools for beginners and much more, find out everything you need to know to start your jewellery making journey right here.


Types of jewellery making & what you need

There are many types of jewellery making. All beautiful, but each is unique and requires a different set of skills and techniques. From metal stamping right through to enamelling, check out all of the different types of jewellery making below.

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Step-by-step Jewellery Making Projects

Essential Tools for Jewellery Making

Looking for the right jewellery making tools? You will need different tools and materials, depending on which type of jewellery you want to make. But there are some key pieces of kit that you’ll find in every jeweller’s tool box…

Flat Nose Pliers

Item No: 999 3702


Round Nose Pliers

Item No: 999 3052


Side Cutters

Item No: 999 3704


Ruler 6"

Item No: 999 576


3" Adjustable Saw Frame

Item No: 999 3059


Brass Slide Vernier

Item No: 999 026


Plastic Ring Stick Mandrel And Gauge Tool Sizer Set

Item No: 1VP 034


Vallorbe Glardon Saw Blades Grade 2/0

Item No: 972 060


Set Of 6 Economy Needle Files

Item No: 999 528


Mini Hobby Bench Vice

Item No: 997 6446


Rawhide Mallet Size 1

Item No: 997 3117


Emery Paper Grade 180

Item No: 973 050


How-to Jewellery Making Videos for Beginners

Check out our jewellery making how-to videos – a great way to learn extra skills and follow projects step by step


How to Make a Beaded Bracelet Make your own beautiful bracelet featuring the beads of your choice and toggle clasp

Silver Clay Heart Pendant Tutorial for Beginners Our Silver Clay Expert outlines how to create a heart pendant using silver clay

Introduction to Metal Stamping A great way of making personalised handmade jewellery and is ideal for all skill levels.


Why Cooksongold?

For over 100 years, Cooksongold has been guiding jewellery makers through their making journey, from beginner to professional. So if you want expert guidance on all the aspects of jewellery making for beginners, you’re in the right place. With expert staff, over 20,000 products, free UK delivery over £45* and free 180 returns and exchanges, Cooksongold really does have everything for the jewellery maker.

Metal prices
Thu 17 Jun 2021

Silver (AG)
613.114 KG

Gold (AU)
41.026 GM

Palladium (PD)
62.085 GM

Platinum (PT)
25.259 GM

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