Our finished jewelry sets are ready to offer to your customers for simple upsells. These fashion jewelry favorites come in many fun themes across full sets of earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings. Choose from sterling silver finished jewelry sets, gold-plated necklaces and earrings and even trendy copper jewelry designs!
Find the right tool for any jewelry making project. Rio Grande offers the best selection of jewelry bench tools and equipment available, backed by our world-class technical support. Reach for Rio Grande whether you need beading tools, a new jewelry work bench, or any other jewelry tools and supplies. We even offer jewelry making equipment for casting and other advanced techniques. We carry trusted jewelry bench tool brands like Swanstrom, Beadalon, Foredom Flex Shaft, Bonny Doon, Fretz Hammers and more. Find the best-quality jewelry making tools and supplies at the best prices.
Bead stringers know: you can never have too many beads! Whether you need colorful Swarovski beads, briolette beads or glass beads, or your design calls for a classic pearl or a natural stone bead, Rio Grande is your bead stringing source! Don¹t forget about gold beads and sterling silver beads and other metal beads; they¹re all here, too.
Bold creations meet bold jewelry displays at Rio Grande, where you¹ll find specialty displays to complement your designs and help increase sales. Rio Grande offers a variety of jewelry card displays from revolving to stationary, as well as striking organic fabric displays including silk, suede, velvet, faux leather and hemp.
Versatile and inspiring silver precious metal clay has been available from Rio Grande for more than a decade‹and today the passion for metal clay continues to evolve with colorful BRONZclay and COPPRclay. Make Rio your first source for innovative metal clay tools, products, and ideas‹such as fire-in-place Embeddables findings‹and any other metal clay supplies you need.
At Rio Grande, you¹ll find the media you need to create unique, colorful pieces and expand your jewelry-making repertoire. Stock up on supplies for enameling, the art that welcomes the newcomer, yet challenges the expert. Add a splash of color with Colores, the fashionable epoxy resin that brightens up your work.
What better way to start 2015 than at Rio Grande’s Winter Workshop Series? Experience Rio firsthand while you learn jewelry making from the industry’s top instructors. It’s a week full of educational opportunities where you can sign up for several classes and indulge your craving for learning! While you’re in Albuquerque, tour Rio's 180,000 square foot solar-powered facility, and discover the latest and greatest jewelry making tools in the demo area. Over the course of several days, immerse yourself in this invigorating educational environment, then return to your studio fired up and ready to get back to the bench.
Visit our Winter Workshop Series page.
The MJSA Expo is the largest and oldest show dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design. Every spring, thousands of buyers fill its aisles and connect with the industry’s finest suppliers and service providers. They can also find renowned experts within easy reach, thanks to Expo’s world-class seminar program.
The Society of North American Goldsmiths stands for passion, innovation and excellence in jewelry, design and metalsmithing. SNAG creates community, professional connections, and the unfettered exchange of information. Not to be missed!
The Saul Bell Design Award competition has both inspired and challenged jewelry designers around the globe for more than a decade. This premier competition recognizes artists whose work challenges traditional perceptions of jewelry design. The Emerging Jewelry Artist category, open to designers 18 years of age and younger, celebrates the fresh ideas and creative spark of young, aspiring designers.Winners are announced to the public and celebrated at an invitation-only gala.
The Santa Fe Symposium® stands as the premier conference for jewelry manufacturing technology. At the Symposium, speakers from around the world present their research, experiences and expertise. Join us in discussing progressive technological issues relevant to your business. Focus on the science behind the processes constantly revolutionizing the jewelry industry. Allow yourself to be surrounded by jewelry professionals who, like you, appreciate the “how,” “why” and “what if” of jewelry.
The JCK Show features over 3,100 exhibitors, giving you the chance to discover and compare the full spectrum of new products and new product line launches you won't see anywhere else. Source the broadest array of gold, silver, diamonds, diamond jewelry, gemstones, platinum, pearls, palladium, timepieces and luxury giftware at just the right time and price points. Plus network with over 20,000 jewelry industry professionals from across the globe, attend keynote presentations and enjoy over 35 educational sessions.
Welcome to the community of bead stringing! Bead and Button is the largest bead show in the country, boasting hundreds of classes (yes, hundreds!), hundreds of vendors, and thousands of bead fanatics!
About Rio Grande
Rio Grande Jewelry-Making Classes
Rio Grande Services & Brands
7500 Bluewater Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121 USA
Receive updates on our promotions, classes, events and watch our exclusive videos.