Tools & Equipment

A Neutec casting machine and a Formlabs Form 3

Having the Right Jewelry-Making Tools and Equipment Is Essential to Your Success

The right jewelry-making tool for the job depends on the task you need to perform. Are you sizing rings, forming metal or setting stones? In Rio Grande's tool and equipment section, you'll find a selection of high-quality jewelry hand tools such as mandrels, hammers & mallets, files, pliers, cutters & shears, disc cutters & hole punches and precision measuring tools and scales designed to make each of those tasks easier with special features like ergonomic design and spring-loaded handles. Time is money and a bench stocked with time-saving, long-lasting, dependable jewelry making tools is well worth the investment.

A solid workspace is the foundation of every piece you make. We have jewelry workbenches and workbench accessories to suit any size jewelry studio or workshop and a wide selection of benchtop organizers, tool holders, tool racks and stands to keep your Foredom® flexshaft systemflexshaft holders and accessories at the ready. You will also find many time-saving bench accessories like the GRS® Benchmate®, the Encore QC and the slide-and-lock bracket—each designed to stabilize your workpiece in the perfect position so you can maintain the optimal working posture.

From 3DESIGN® CAD Software for Jewelry Creation, casting mold-making supplies and wax injectors to our exclusive line of Neutec® casting equipment, we have your manufacturing needs covered. We also carry the mass-finishing equipment, such as magnetic pin finishers and rotary tumblers, centrifugal tumblers and vibratory tumblers, needed to support your manufacturing processes. Ready to stock your shelves with consumables? Check out our dry tumbling media, finishing solutions and compounds, filters, cleaners, seals and lubricants. Add the final finish to your work with jewelry polishing motors and jewelry polishing supplies like polishing buffs, polishing compounds and the infamous Sunshine® Cloths—there's no other jewelry polishing cloth like them.

Proper jewelry making tools will make a difficult task easy, a complex problem simple and a time-consuming process faster. Regardless of how big or how small your operation is, having the right tools and equipment is essential to your success. At Rio Grande, we’re a company of jewelers for jewelers, and we recommend the same tools and equipment to our customers that we use ourselves.