UK Metal and Wire Suppliers

On this page you can find UK metal and wire suppliers. All these suppliers will ship internationally unless otherwise stated.

Content checked June 2018.

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Allied Gold – UK

This UK supplier carries a range of ready made jewellery but also supplies Argentium sheet and wire.

Argex Silver Ltd

UK site offering sterling silver, Britannia silver, fine silver and argentium silver to the jewellery and silversmithing trade. Wide range of tube, sheet, wire, rod, casting grains and strip. They also sell gold and silver solders.

Bead Addict

UK supplier of beads including Murano glass, crystal pearls, Czech glass, dichroic, enamelled, fused glass, freshwater pearls, metal beads, semi precious beads, Swarovski crystals, Miyuki cubes. Findings, wire and thread, tools and watch faces.

Bead Aura – Covent Gardens, London

UK supplier of bone beads, ceramic beads, cloisonne beads, crystal beads, glass beads, metal beads, metal charms, plastic beads, silk flowers, Venetian style beads, wood beads, glass pearls, semi precious beads and stones, findings and clasps, chains, ribbon, wire and threading materials, jump rings, tools, storage and gift boxes, kits, books and magazines. Retail store and online shop.

Bamba Beads

UK supplier of beads including glass beads, semi-precious beads, freshwater pearls, shells, wood beads, Peruvian seeds, Ghanian filigree beads, Kashmiri beads, Thai Hill tribe beads, ceramic beads, bone and horn beads, vegetable ivory beads, metal beads, sterling silver beads, acrylic beads, coconut and banana leaf beads, bells and charms. Also supply findings, tools, cord, wire and beading magazines.

Beads Direct

UK supplier of acrylic, resin and plastic beads, bone and horn beads, ceramic and clay beads, fabric beads, glass beads, metal beads, Miyuki beads, pearls, seed beads, semi precious beads, shell beads, wooden beads, Swarovski crystals, chain, findings, components, stringing materials, wire, gift boxes, tools.

The Bead Shop

UK based supplier of beads including glass, metal, ceramic and wooden, Swarovski crystals, tools, wire and stringing supplies and tiara making supplies.

Bead Sisters

UK supplier of beads, findings and beading accessories, chain mail and jump rings. Large selection of jump rings including aluminium, stainless steel, silver and gold tone, brass, copper and bronze, sterling silver, anodized titanium and niobium, rubber o-rings. Huge selection of beads including metallic and stone effect glass, crackle beads, glass pearls, fire polished glass beads, leaves, spacers, daggers and drops, Japanese Tensha beads, Greek metal beads, Greek ceramic beads, Porcelain beads, Murano focal beads in a wide range, Czech lampwork beads, Bali silver beads, precious metal beads, toggles and clasps, cones, caps and bails, findings, gemstone beads and focals, Cubic Zirconia, wire, tools, stringing materials and kits.

Bead Solutions – Paignton, Devon

UK supplier of Crystallized™ Swarovski Element, Bohemian Crystal, Czech Glass Beads, Freshwater Pearls, Seed Beads and Delica Beads, Metal Components, Tiara Bands, Hair Combs, Wire and Cord, Tools. Retail store and online sales. Also offer classes.

Beads Unlimited

UK based wholesale and retail supplier of beads of all varieties, findings and components, chain and wire, packaging and display items.

Bead Supermarket

UK supplier of bugle beads, Swarovski and Chinese Crystals, glass beads in a variety of colours and designs, Miyuki and Matsuno beads, plastic beads, spacer beads, wooden beads, threads and wires, tools, books, findings, clasps and chains.

Betts Metal Sales

UK supplier of findings, metal, chain and tools. Buy direct from the website and register for trade prices.

Big Bead Little Bead

UK supplier of acrylic beads, bugle beads, ceramic beads, crystal beads, glass beads, metal beads, natural beads, vintage beads, seed beads, semi precious beads, charms, cords, thread and wire, findings, chain and tools.


UK supplier with a full range of Art Clay, PMC, copper clay, bronze clay, kits, tool and moulds. Also sell wire and sheet metal, a huge selection of beads, findings and packaging.

Crazy Wire Company

UK supplier of brass, pewter, copper and aluminium sheet, wire, woven metal, beads, kits, tools, findings and fabric selections.

Creative Beadcraft

UK supplier of bone, shell and horn beads, acrylic beads, ceramic beads, Czech glass beads, metal beads, plastic beads, wooden beads, semi precious beads, Swarovski crystals, pearls, wire and chain including sterling silver and antique chain, findings, jewellery components and tools.

Creative Glass Shop – Rochester, Kent, UK

UK supplier of Art Clay, tools, textures, moulds, kilns, wire, findings and stones. Online sales and a retail outlet. They also run Art Clay classes.

The Crystal Phoenix

UK supplier of jewellery making findings and tools, wire and chain, Bali beads, Czech glass beads, hematite beads, ceramic beads, Miyuki beads, seed beads, silver plated beads and sterling silver beads.

GJ Beads

UK suppliers of bone beads, glass beads, ceramic beads, acrylic beads, metal beads, plastic beads, semi precious beads, wooden beads, seed and bugle beads, findings, stringing materials, cord and wire, tools.


UK supplier of beads, threads, findings and gemstone beads. Swarovski crystals, pearls, silver plated beads, Czech glass beads, seed beads, chain, wire and tools.

Jewels and Tools

UK supplier of crystals, gemstones, findings, silver sheet, wire and tools.

Jewel Toolcraft

UK supplier of jewellery tools, beads and cabochons, enamelling supplies, findings, kilns, metal and wire. Also supplies PMC kits.


UK supplier of lampwork beads, chunky beads, acrylic beads, connector beads, woven beads, porcelain beads, unusual beads, charm beads, Swarovski crystals, wood, clay and shell beads, spacer beads, metallic beads, findings, components, wire and chain, knitted wire and stringing materials, tools.

The Mesh Company

UK supplier with a range of woven, knitted and perforated mesh and mesh products. These include phospor bronze, copper, stainless steel, aluminium and brass mesh in a variety of weights and sizes.

Metal Clays 4 You

UK suppliers of Art Clay, EZ960, Goldie Clays, Prometheus clays, wire and sheet including Argentium and Niobium and silver, copper and bronze ring cores.


UK supplier of steel, aluminium, brass and bronze in a wide range of types and sizes.


UK supplier of nickel silver sheet and wire, brass sheet, rod and tube, copper sheet and tube and steel.

Metal Supermarkets

UK supplier of brass, aluminium, bronze, copper, steel and cast iron bars, sheet, tube.

Milton Keynes Metals

UK supplier of aluminium, brass, copper, bronze and steel sheet and tube. Also supply plastic and PVC, screws and steel chain.

Palmer Metals Ltd

UK based supplier of Art Clay, PMC, official distributor of fine silver findings from Metal Clay Findings, bullion products and findings in carat gold, gold fill and sterling silver. Whether you are a Silversmith, Jeweller or Hobbyist Palmer Metals can supply sheet, wire and tube in fine silver, sterling silver, fine gold or carat gold and gold filled wire. Silver, gold and copper findings, chain and tools.


UK based supplier of PMC, Art Clay, tools, beads, chains, metal etc.

Regal Crafts

UK supplier of bugle beads, crystal beads, glass beads, gem beads, metal beads, plastic beads, seed beads, semi precious beads, wooden beads, findings, thread, chain, wire, tools.

Scientific Wire Company

One of the foremost suppliers in the UK of enamelled copper wire, stranded and coloured wire, rectangular enamelled or nomex covered copper, bare / tinned / silver and gold plated copper wires, and a huge range of resistance wires.

Specialist Craft

UK art and craft supplier – jewellery findings, beads, bead weaving, hot and cold enamelling equipment and supplies, resins, wire and cord, polymer clay and tools.

Speciality Metals

UK supplier of unusual wire like piano and spring wire, stainless steel wire, coloured wire, brass, aluminium and copper tube, aluminium, brass and copper sheet and strip, brass wire and rod, monel, inconel and nickel alloys.

Tiara Making

UK supplier of tiara making supplies including tiara head bands, hair combs and pins, non tarnish silver and gold wire, silver and gold plated wire, brass wire, coloured wire, chain, beads, pearls and crystals, diamante findings, feathers, dyes, fabrics, tools, flowers and kits.

Web Crafts

UK supplier of tools, beads, stones, cabochons, wire and metal.


UK based supplier of all kinds of wire. Pre knitted coloured craft wire, beads, braided wire tube, plated wire, cables, enamelled wire, copper, bronze, brass, aluminium gold and silver wires, tungsten, titanium, zinc, tapes and foils, stainless steel wire, silk and cotton covered wire, sample packs, fishing and fly-tying wire.

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