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Metal Clay and Jewelry Making Tool Suppliers in the US

On this page you'll find suppliers of tools you can use with metal clay and general jewellery making. All these suppliers will ship internationally unless otherwise stated. All links open in a new window.

Aberose Creations

US supplier of tools, templates, findings and books for metal clay. Also stocks some glass supplies including dichroic glass samples.

ABR Imagery

US based Art Clay supplier. Also sells tools, stones, findings, components, glass, resin, carving tools, molds, wire, jump rings, chain and kilns.

Aftosa

US supplier of PMC, Bronzclay and Copprclay, kilns, lab grown stones and cabochons, tools and findings.

The Alchemy Group

Kiln supplier.

Arizona Gems and Minerals

US supplier of Art Clay, beads, gemstones, Swarovski Crystals, Czech glass beads, fresh water pearls, findings, components, headpins and eyepins, stringing supplies and tools.

Arrowhead Lapidary and Supply

Tumbling suppliers who also sell polished rocks and specimens. Rough rock can also be bought from this supplier. They have a variety of rotary tumblers from heavy duty to table top.

Articus Studio

US supplier of craft materials and tools including flexible molds, rubber stamps, beads, wire, tools, jump rings and all sorts of other interesting things.

Beadaholique

US supplier of metal beads, lampwork beads, Miyuki beads, Pandora style beads, porcelain beads, wooden beads, Swarovski beads and elements, base metal chain, brass chain, copper chain, polyester chain, sterling chain, plated chain, findings and components, threading materials, wire, cord, tools, storage and packaging.

The Beadiak - Agoura Hills, CA

Retail store and online shop selling a variety of beads, chainmaille, findings, lampwork beads, tools and supplies.

Bead Inspirations

US supplier of beads including gemstone beads, glass beads, metal beads, natural beads, Swarovski pearls and crystals. Also sell chain, cord, findings, tools, Vintaj natural brass, wire and metal.

The Bead Smith

The Bead Smith is a primary supplier of beads and beading supplies. They sell their products through 4,000+ bead shops in over 100 countries. Wholesale only.

Bead World - AZ

Retail stores in Glendale, Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. Beads, findings, PMC and tools. Retail store only, no online shop.

BlueMud

US supplier of beads including Swarovski crystals, sterling silver beads, gold filled beads, copper beads, seed beads, chains, clasps, findings, tools and other supplies.

Brandywine Jewelry Supplies

US based supplier of findings, wire, stones and gems, tools, settings and display items.

B'sue Boutique

US supplier of beads, findings, components, stampings, charms, wire, tools and all sorts of other weird and wonderful stuff.

B Toucan Inc

US wholesale supplier of findings, chain, beading supplies and tools.

Caldron Crafts - Catonsville, MD

US supplier of jewelry making tools and supplies, fossils and minerals. They have a retail store in Catonsville, MD or you can order by email or phone.

Cardinal Creations

Makins Extruders are the main tools from this supplier. There is also a book of tips and techniques for using the Makins extruders.

The Carving Glove Guy

Supplier of the Dockyard Micro Carving tools used by the best metal clay artists like Celie Fago. You can buy direct from this site. Also supplies a kevlar glove that helps you to stay safe while carving. If you carve on a regular basis, you'll love this site.

Clay King

Supplier of PMC, Bronze clay, tools, kilns and supplies.

Consumer Crafts

US supplier of beads including seed beads, TOHO, Swarovski, acrylic and plastic, glass, metal, natural, pearls and semi precious beads. Also supply charms, clasps, findings, connectors, cord and wire, tools, kits and organisers. Free shipping on orders over $100.

Contenti

Supplier of jewellery making tools and supplies. They also supply Art Clay.

Continental Clay Company

Supplier of PMC, polymer clay, molds, glass, kilns, tools and supplies.

Cool Tool Chick

Cindy's bender bends metal easily with no damage to the metal. The wire weaving kit is also very useful if you like to make your own chains.

Cool Tools

Comprehensive site providing lots of tools, Art Clay and PMC. Also has a very good kiln buyers guide here.

Crate and Barrel

This butter dish from Crate and Barrel is highly recommended for storing your clay. It retains the moisture in your clay beautifully.

Creative Texture Tools

Great site for buying textures. Also has information about making your own textures.

Custom Jewelry Supply

US supplier of gemstones, cabochons, cameos, beads, tools, settings and bails.

Dads Rock Shop

US supplier of gemstone beads, cabochons, faceted stones, tools and findings.

Delphi Glass

Supplier of Art Clay, PMC, Bronze Clay, Copper Clay, tools, glass, wire, findings, kilns.

Denault Studios

Supplier of glass drill bits.

dvinedesigns studio - Flemington, NJ

Debbie Vine sells PMC supplies from her studio in Flemington, NJ, her Etsy site and on eBay. Contact her here.

Ed and Martha Biggar

Glass and PMC artists Ed and Martha Biggar supply glass making tools like the Taurus 3 Ringsaw, wet sanders, Paragon kilns and Lortone tumblers. Check out their on-line gallery too.

eNasco

Art Clay supplier, also supplies tools, findings and wire.

Esslinger

Wide variety of lab created and natural stones, faceted and cabochon. Also supplies findings and jewelery making tools.

Eurotools

Euro Tool Inc is a major importer of precision hand tools, equipment, and supplies to the jewelry, watchmaking, lapidary, bead stringing, hobby, electronics, and beauty trades.

Ezel Findings

US supplier of unique findings. Bails, chains, clasps, components, end caps, pins, pin backs, spacers, toggles, tools and wires.

FDJ Ontime - Orlando, FL

US supplier of bronze and copper clay, tools, findings, stones, metal and wire. Online sales and retail showroom.

FiberPot - US

1/2" thick high density rigidized ceramic fiber board pots suitable for temperatures to 2600 F. 5" x 5" square x 3" deep (inside dimensions) and weighs 1 pound. Ideal for firing bronze and copper clay.

Finding King

US supplier of findings, chain, cord, gemstones, wire, tools and jewelry packaging and display.

Fire Mountain Gems

This is an extremely comprehensive site selling Art Clay, tools, beads and many other items of use to jewellery makers.

Fundamentals.net

US supplier of metal working tools, findings, copper blanks, sheet and wire metal, Greek Ceramic beads, enameling supplies and beehive kilns. Also have good tutorials to buy and technical support.

Gemorama

US based wholesale bead and gem supplier. Huge range of beads including Czech glass, metal beads, freshwater pearls, fiberoptic beads, shell beads, gemstone chips and beads, Bali beads, cabochons and donuts, faceted gems, cloisonne beads, Chinese crystal beads, Israeli silver beads, seed beads, findings in base metal and silver, chains, wire, stringing materials, components, tools. Free shipping in the USA with a minimum order of $50.

Gesswein

US based supplier of tools and findings.

Gifts of Avalon

US based bead, findings and jewelry component supplier.

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Glass Fuzion

Supplier of crystal glass nail files. These are great for refining your dry metal clay. They give a really smooth finish and can be rinsed in water to reclaim the filings and refresh the file. Very long lasting.

Grobet USA

US based supplier of brass, copper, dixgold and nickel silver. Also has copper foil, brass wire, steel wire and copper wire. Jewelry making tools, books and videos are also sold. No online sales, contact them to buy.

Heart of the Fire

Etsy shop owned by Lis-el Crowley providing Art Clay Silver and kilns.

Jatayu

US supplier of beads including copper beads, raku beads, stone beads, glass beads and silver beads. Also supply tools and equipment for jewelry making, bronze, copper, brass and silver wire, sheet metal and tubing.

JEC Products

Suppliers of Ultralite Beehive Kilns

Jewelry Artist Supply

US supplier of Art Clay, PMC, bronze clay, copper clay, tools and other supplies.

Jewelry Supply

US supplier of tools for jewelry making. Includes watch repair tools, ultrasonic cleaners, bench tools and wire wrapping tools.

Joann

US craft supplier with beads, findings, tools, stringing materials, storage and display items.

Kamal Trading Co

US based supplier of beads, clasps, charms, chain, findings, Swarovski crystals and pearls, tools and supplies. Huge selection.

Keith Lo Bue's Stuffsmith Tools

US based tools for working with steel wire and other found objects. Also stocks steel wire.

Kingsley North

US supplier of tools, a wide range of beads, semi precious cabochons, findings, wire, clasps, Vintaj brass and chains.

Knew Concepts

Jewelery fabrication equipment for the discriminating individual. Every item is designed and manufactured by Lee Marshall, world renowned designer of the original Bonny Doon Hydraulic Press.

Lee Valley Tools

US supplier who have a great tool for cleaning metal clay or applying slip or glue to small or awkward places. These micro brushes are a must have in the studio. They also sell very good carving tools.

Lisa Pavelka

US supplier of all kinds of useful things for metal clay and polymer clay artists. Including texture stamps, waterslide transfers, border molds, findings and tools. Check out the video guides to working with polymer clay, metal clay and Lisa's signature products.

Lonnies Inc

Huge range of tools, metal, PMC, enamel, chain, stones - everything for the crafts, jewelry and hobbie market.

Lortone

Manufacturers of tools for lapidary and jewelry artists. This site outlines their products and tells you how to find a dealer. A good source of tumbling advice, instructions and troubleshooting.

Magpie Gemstones

Tools and supplies, cord and wire. Wholesale prices with no minimum. Open to the public.

McMaster-Carr

US supplier of tools, raw materials including brass, bronze, aluminum, copper, iron, stainless steel, tin, titanium and nickel sheet, wire, mesh, plastics, ceramics, drill bits, adhesives, screws, nuts and bolts.

MDI Woodcarvers Supply

Dockyard micro carving tools are the main thing this site provides to the metal clay community. They are very good for carving in dry metal clay before firing.

Med'A Creations

Complete supplier of all things metal clay. Lots of tools etc.

Metal Clay

US supplier of Art Clay, PMC, Bronze and Copper clay, tools and supplies.

Metal Clays

US supplier of Art Clay, PMC, Bronze and Copper clay, cutters, textures, tools, ring making molds and supplies.

Metal Clay Arts

This site has a number of products; a metal clay toolkit, a stainless steel sink for firing bronze clay and a humidifier called the Lil BeLLA. This keeps your extra clay moist for hours. Also buy from this Etsy site that includes stones.

Metal Clay Store

Supplier of PMC, Art Clay and Bronzclay. Also sells tools and stones.

Metal Clay Supply

US supplier of PMC, Art Clay, Bronzclay, Copprclay, tools, molds, kilns, textures, stones, glass, chain and findings.

Metal Clay Tool Kits

PMC Tool and Supply is now Metal Clay Tool Kits. US supplier of silver, bronze and copper metal clays, tools, supplies and kits. Free shipping to the domestic US.

Micro-Mark

Small tools for the home and workshop.

Minicraft Tools

Smaller, lighter and safer tools for craftspeople.

Miniflam - US

US supplier of hand torches, oxy torches and accessories.

Monsterslayer

Sterling silver, Argentium sterling, fine silver, 14k gold, gold filled, nickel, copper, red brass, yellow brass sheet and wire mill products, soldering alloys and supplies, polishing equipment, cabochons, gemstone, glass and turquoise beads, smithing and wire wrapping tools, precious and plated jewelry findings, Swarovski crystals and findings, freshwater pearls, books, display and storage items.

Munro Crafts

US wholesale supplier of beads, chain, findings, books, charms, toggles, wire, stringing materials, beading materials and tools, acrylic paint, Pebeo paints, polymer clay, Art Clay Silver, photopolymer plates, rubber stamps, glue, general craft supplies, bags and storage.

Myron Toback

New York based jewellery supply site. Order by phone.

Naja Tools

US supplier of PMC, jewelry making tools and supplies and metal.

National Jewelers Supplies

US wholesale supplier of tools, benches, torches etc.

naturescapes studio

Supplier of Art Clay, Bronze clay, tools, kilns and books.

New Mexico Clay

Supplier of Art Clay, PMC, Bronzclay™, Copprclay™, cutters, texture plates, tools, kits and Kilns. They also supply the Imagepac Stampmaker kit and supplies. They run classes for beginners in metal clay.

Nile Corp

US supplier of jewelry packaging and display items. Also sell tools, findings and beads.

Nina Designs

US supplier of Bali beads, Indian and Thai silver beads, chains, ribbons and cords, charms, clasps, findings, spacer beads, pearls and gemstones. Good selection of brass clasps and findings, filigree beads, charms and clasps, Marcasite beads and clasps, plus their unusual print collection. Retail and wholesale. The site also contains lots of design ideas, how to guides and jewelry related videos.

Objects and Elements

Tools for cold connections, general jewelry work and lots more.

Ohio Beads

Supplier of all types of chain including brass and copper, a wide variety of beads and stones, jewelry making components and findings, wire and tools.

Orinoco Kits

With the Orinoco brass kit you can make hinges and tube bezels easily, no more drilling! With their tested nesting rod system it takes just 4 easy steps to make evenly sized perfect hinges and tube bezels in metal clay and polymer clay.

Otto Frei Jewelry Tools

Comprehensive site for tools and findings. Easy to use.

Paragon Kilns

Useful site from the manufacturer of Paragon Kilns. This site has lots of interesting information about the kilns and fantastic support resources like instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides.

PJ Tool and Supply

Jewelry tool and supply company. Includes hand tools, power tools, bench tools and hardware. They also supply metal stamps.

PJ Tool Jewelry

Jewelry tool and supply company. Includes hand tools, power tools, bench tools and hardware. They also supply metal stamps.

PMC123

Supplier of PMC, Bronzclay, Copprclay and tools. Also has glass making tools and supplies.

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PMC Connection

The above link is for general retail sales. If you are PMC Connection Certified, click here to log into the page for sales to Certified artisans. This site has PMC, tools, glass, gems and findings.

PMC Supply

Supplier of PMC, firing options, kits, tools etc. Very comprehensive selection.

Polymer Clay Express

US supplier of PMC, Art Clay, polymer clay, tools, molds and a large selection of stamps.

Polymer Clay Superstore

US supplier of polymer clay who also stock lots of tools, molds, textures and cutters.

Potomac Bead Company

US supplier with a large selection of beads including glass, silver, pewter, copper, brass, Czech glass, gemstones, lampworked beads, pearls, Swarovski crystals, wood and natural beads. Also supplies tools, jewelry making components and findings.

Rings and Things

Comprehensive site covering Art Clay, tools and lots of beading, polymer clay and other jewellery making items.

Rio Grande

Very comprehensive supplier of everything to do with PMC. Lots of tools, videos, kilns, supplies etc. They also run a certification in PMC.

S & S Worldwide

This US supplier has a range of items for crafts. They have a range of beads including inspirational word beads, glass beads, holiday beads and alphabet beads. They also supply copper foil in a range of sizes including tape, steel wool, a range of molds, craft tools, stamps, punches and stencils.

Sally Bly

US supplier of tools, findings, kilns, veneer and Art Clay.

Santa Fe Jewelers Supply

Supplier of PMC and tools. Also supplies sheet and wire, beads and gems, jewelry making tools and findings.

Sculpt Nouveau

US based site specialising in metal patinas.

Silver City Online

US wholesale supplier of chain, gold and silver beads, tools, findings and charms. Supplier of Italian chains.

Silver Clay

Supplier of Art Clay, tools, kilns etc.

Silver Supplies

US supplier of sheet metal and wire including gold, fine silver, copper, nickel, brass and sterling silver. Also supply stones and gems, tools and equipment.

Solder Tools

US supplier of soldering tools and supplies for professionals and Do-It-Yourselfers. They offer a variety of soldering tools and equipment, hand held mini torches, portable soldering irons, heat guns, and butane torches.

Studio 34 Beads - Rochester, NY

Retail bead store, no online sales. They sell beads, PMC, glass for fusing, findings and tools. Also offer classes in beading, chain maille, PMC, lampworking, fusing, metal working, polymer clay and wirework.

Stuller

US supplier of tools, stones, findings, metals and packaging. Stuller only sells to qualified members of the jewelry trade. You must qualify for an account before you can place an order.

Sunshine Discount Crafts

US supplier of craft items. Includes jewelry making findings, magnetic findings, chain and cord, wire, tools, stones and beads, crystals, boxes and display stands, glass, components, friendly plastics, books and tools.

Thunderbird Supply Company

US based supplier of metal including sterling silver sheet and wire, copper sheet and wire, gold filled sheet and wire, fine silver, nickel silver and red brass. Also supply chain, findings, stones and beads, beading supplies and tools, metal working tools, display and packaging items.

Tim Holtz

US based supplier of unusual and unique findings and fasteners. Keys, spinners, plates, corners, sprockets, gears, washers, keyholes, chain, great selection of rubber stamps and tools. There is a UK link for buying some of the items as well as the US site.

ToolsGS

US supplier of a very wide range of tools and supplies for jewelry making and crafts.

Val Lewis

Supplier of Art Clay, tools, gems, findings and beads.

Volcano Arts

US supplier of a wide range of art and craft supplies. Includes micro nuts and bolts, copper and brass mesh, tools, watch faces and watch parts, beads and charms, findings and jump rings.

Warg Enamel and Tool Centre - Scarborough, ME

Retail store with an online pricelist so you can order by email or phone. Suppliers of Art Clay, good quality silversmithing tools, enamels, kilns, sterling silver findings, beads and beading supplies, wire and Pauline Warg's hand made chasing tools.

Whole Lotta Whimsy

US based supplier with a huge selection of items for jewelry making and metal clay. Supplier of Precious Metal Clay PMC, Copprclay™ and Bronzclay™ and all the associated products, molds, chain including stainless steel chain from Germany, sterling, buna, chain by the foot in brass and copper, cutters including Kemper, Makins and hard to find stainless steel cutters, tools, kilns, videos, in fact, everything to do with metal clay and making jewelry. Glass beads, enamel, beading supplies, bisque, polymer clay, stones, resin and photo polymer. They are official distributors in the US for Krafty Lady Molds. They are also one of Jewelyn's authorized distributors. Very friendly staff.

Wig Jig

Lots of beads and supplies, tools plus tutorials on bead and wirework.

Wired up Beads

High quality cutters, hammers, files and all types of supplies.

Wire Sculpture

US supplier of jewelry making tools, beads, cabochons, cameo's, boxes and packaging, chains, findings, gemstones, display items, Swarovski crystal beads and wire.

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