When was the last time you discovered a new tool that changed the way you work? Or invested in a piece of equipment that took your production to a new level? At Rio, it's our mission to bring you the tools and equipment that help you run a more productive and profitable jewelry business. Our new Tools & Equipment catalog is full of our latest additions, as well as the tried-and-true products jewelers have depended on for generations.
While you’re here, shop our Featured New Items for the newest tools and equipment to hit the catalog. Find out how to Enter the #BuildYourBench Contest for a chance to win a terrific addition to your shop worth up to $500. Get inspired with Bench Tours from some of our favorite #RioJewelers. And keep essential charts and information handy by downloading the Jeweler’s Bench Reference PDF.
We're proud to be your partner in the jewelry business, helping you build your bench and equip your business for success.
How do you #BuildYourBench and equip your business? Do you make room for game-changing new equipment like the Nomad 883 CNC mill and the B9 Core 3D printer, or is your workspace reserved for classic tools like the GRS BenchMate and Foredom flex shaft? Tag a photo of your bench or workspace with #BuildYourBench, post it to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, and tell us about the tools and equipment that make your bench the beauty (or beast) that it is. You’ll be entered in a monthly drawing for a prize that might just become the crowning glory of your studio.Prizes
Six months, six amazing prizes! January through June, Rio is giving away tools or equipment worth up to $500 each month. Check back every month to see the latest prize you could win to #BuildYourBench and equip your business like a pro.Contest Terms and Conditions
The #BuildYourBench contest basics:
1. Post a photo of your bench or workspace to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.
2. Tell us which tool is your most indispensable.
3. Use #BuildYourBench in your comment.
Rio will select one random winner each month, January through June. Winners will be notified on the day of the monthly selection on the social network where the post was submitted. Read the complete Terms and Conditions.
January: Facebooker Janice Orlando of Austin, TX won a Rio Grande Jeweler’s Workbench!
February: Instagramer Jeffrey Homestad of Sparks, NV won a Super Finish 4" Variable-Speed Magnetic Pin Finisher!
March: Facebooker Connie Bissell of Medford, OR won a Foredom® K.2200 Dual Handpiece System with SR Motor
April: Instagramer Abbey Hunter of Grande Rapids, MI won a Smith® Little Torch™ Disposable Propane and Oxygen System!
May: Facebooker Jennifer Skiba of Bridgeport, Connecticut won a Durston Agile C110 Combination Rolling Mill!
June: Instagramer Katherine Mims of Toledo, Ohio won an Elmasonic Easy 30H 3-Quart Ultrasonic Cleaner!
June: Share your #BuildYourBench photo for a chance to win the Elmasonic Easy 30H 3-Quart Ultrasonic Cleaner!
Need some inspiration for your #BuildYourBench contest entry photo? See all of the #BuildYourBench photos in the contest on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, or take a look at these hardworking spaces from some of our favorite #RioJewelers.
In this downloadable PDF, you'll find our Jewelry Tech Team's favorite charts and graphs for jewelers. Find out how much stock you need to cut for that ring band, determine the amount of metal you need for your next wax tree, or figure out if you can steam clean that aquamarine ring (yep!)—all at a glance. Hang it up by your bench as a quick reference guide.