We exist to support the bench jeweler, the jewelry designer, the retail jeweler, the jewelry manufacturer and the educator. We make their lives easier and more fun with innovative solutions and exemplary service so they can build and grow their businesses.
Find inspiration and connection in the vibrant #RioJeweler community on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Follow this hashtag and make it yours when you share images of your creations, workspaces, challenges and triumphs. Wherever you are in your jewelry-making journey, we’re glad you’re here.Learn More >
Jewelry-making is a universal tradition forged by diverse experiences. Our goal is for everyone we engage with to see themselves represented and included in Rio Grande’s business and platforms. We are committed to serving as an ally and advocate of equality and equity.Learn More >
Saul Bell arrived in Albuquerque with his new bride, Olive, on one arm and his satchel of gold-smithing tools on the other. In 1944 he purchased the White Eagle Trading Post on Route 66. He ran White Eagle as his primary business while he launched Rio Grande as a wholesale supplier.Learn More >
Rio Grande strives to move beyond compliance in the responsible use of the shared resources that sustain our planet. Solar panels have powered our 180,000-square-foot facility since 2010, resulting in net-zero energy consumption. Ethical sourcing is a guiding principle for our business, from recycled fabrication metals to mine-to-market gemstones.Learn More >
Educators and students keep the art of jewelry-making alive. We are grateful for their commitment and inspired by their courageous decision to make jewelry their livelihood. Rio for Schools invests in the future of our industry with extra savings on products and services, educational resources and access to industry knowledge.Learn More >
We gratefully give back to the global jewelry community and to our local community. Organizations that we support include the Craft Emergency Relief Fund, We Wield the Hammer, The Toolbox Initiative and Jewelers for Children. A team of Rio Grande associates, Rio Cares, provides service-based support to local organizations.Learn More >
RioPro helps our most active customers grow their businesses with discounted pricing, savings on second-day air and overnight shipping, access to dedicated consultants, short-term financing, curated content and more. A RioPro associate will be happy to discuss your account and qualifications.Learn More >
Our Principles have guided our decisions and interactions for decades. Following our Principles rather than hard-and-fast rules allows us to be flexible and creative, free to apply our experience and knowledge in meeting each customer's specific needs within a thoughtful, consistent framework.