Recommended jewellery suppliers for Flux Jewellery Courses
Where is best to buy materials and tools for jewellery making? Who can you use for casting? Where can you find out about contemporary jewellery? Here are some shops, services, blogs and organisations we like to use for our jewellery supplies.
!! About your Flux Student Card !!
When you enrol for your course we will issue you with a Flux student card. We are valued members of the Hatton Garden community and several of the Hatton Garden stores will give you a discount when you show your card. Do make sure you show them (your card) as soon as you get to the counter, so they know to apply the discount 🙂
Jewellery Tools and Materials
Bellore Rashbel are suppliers of tools and precious materials. Recycled silver available in wire and sheet. Good selection of chains and findings. Based in Hatton Garden. Flux Discount applies on tools 🙂
Cookson Precious Metals supply jewellery tools and materials – This company has stores in the UK and across Europe. Flux Discount applies on tools and some materials 🙂 for counter purchases from Hatton Garden. (But not if ordered online)
Walsh Tools are suppliers of quality jewellery making tools, books, equipment and machines for jewellers, clockmakers, hobbyists, woodworkers, and horologists. Based in Hatton Garden.
S + M Tools are a great source for hardware and hobby tool supplies. Based in Leather Lane (Hatton Garden).
Eternal Tools are suppliers of jewellery making tools, also supplying tools for glass/ stone cutting and engraving. Good tutorials on the website too.
Precious and Semi-Precious Stones
A. E. Ward & Son LTD have a wide selection of beautiful stones of all kinds. They have an informative website too. Based in Hatton Garden.
Marcus McCallum It’s hard not to be seduced by their vast array of very lovely precious and semi precious stones. They have a great selection of high quality unusual minerals, nicely cut. Based in Hatton Garden.
Kernowcraft sell tools, stones and threading equipment, and other craft related supplies.
Nineteen48 are gemstone traders with direct links to artisanal gemstone miners and producers in Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Pioneering trading practices in ethical mining and gemstone production, their gemstones are all responsibly sourced and fully traceable.
West 1 Casting – 24 Hatton Garden EC1N 8BQ. These provide a reliable casting service from Hatton Garden. They don’t seem to be online. I guess they must be too busy!
Vipa are a casting company based in Leicester. They can provide a range of personal casting services, including the supply of 100% fair trade/fair mined silver and gold for castings.
Weston Beamor are a casting company based in Birmingham. You can send off your waxes etc to them.