Metals

Heavy Gauge Metals

Shop a comprehensive selection of silver, gold, brass, bronze and copper fabrication metals, with low to no minimum orders at Rio Grande. And most silver and gold milled metals we offer are made from reclaimed material.


Down to the Wire? Stock Up on Jewelry-Making Fabrication Metals at Rio.

Your best work begins with high-quality jewelry fabrication metals. Whether you’re working with platinum, karat gold, Argentium® silver, sterling silver, fine silver, nickel, copper, brass or metal clay, find all the jewelry-making fabrication metals you need at Rio Grande.

We carry reactive jewelry metals like aluminum, niobium and titanium, as well as a variety of specialized metals like mokume gane, gold-filled and silver-filled. Whatever metal type you choose to work with, Rio Grande offers the most choices of sheet, wire, tubing, strip and casting grain available. We also have a great selection of sheet solder, chip solder, wire solder, and paste solder.

Our jewelry-making fabrication metals are stocked in convenient ready-to-use sizes or can be cut to order to your exact specifications. Maybe you need a small amount of square wire and a lot of round wire, or you're working exclusively with heavy-gauge metal—order exactly what you need with very low or no minimums. The same goes for jewelry casting grains and master alloys, which you can order by the ounce, pennyweight or pound. You can also combine different materials made of the same metal to reach the best price breaks in your order.

We stand behind the quality of our jewelry-making metals. That’s why we are proud members of the Responsible Jewelry Council and undergo regular, third-party audits that certify our practices, along with those of our suppliers, meet their high level of standards. We sell recycled silver metals and recycled gold metals, the majority of what we stock, we are confident that it is what we say it is. Rio Grande is focused on supporting the sustainability of these materials and helping to ensure it far into the future. And if you ever need more information, check out our Precious Metals Resource Center.