Jewelry Making Tools
Learn about the tools used in the settings and other metal components of gemstone jewelry.
Guide to jewelry metalsmithing tools. Tips for choosing the right tools to get stared in jewelry metalsmithing.
A wire jewelry artist's primary tool is the pliers. From specialty to inexpensive pairs, this article covers the basics.
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A jeweler's saw frame and blades is essential for cutting metal. Learn more about things to consider when purchasing a saw frame and blades.
Needle files are small files used to finish and shape metal. They come in various shapes - round, half round, square, triangle, flat and barrett.
Calipers assist with measuring metals. They can be locked in place at a certain measurement (in inches or in millimeters).
Hammers are needed to shape and manipulate metal. The main hammers needed are the chasing hammer and the rawhide or rubber mallet.
Mandrels are cylindrical tools used to round out wire and metal. Mandrels can be made of wood or aluminum and steel.
Learn which pairs of pliers you'll need to make jewelry. Flat nose, round nose, chain nose, etc. We review the pros and cons of each type.
Sanding is an important step in making jewelry. Be sure you know about and purchase the correct sandpaper.
Ring clamps are essential holders for polishing jewelry and mounting gems. We explain them and tell you where to purchase the top models.
Polishing machines are the final tool needed to complete your jewelry manufacturing venture. We assist you with purchasing one.
A bench pin will steady the jewelry as you saw and steady your hands for intricate metal work. We review the different types you need.
If you need both hands to work, then you need a bench vise for your jewelry making needs.