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52 of the best jewellery making kits

Kits are ideal if you want to start learning a new craft and we've rounded up 52 of the best jewellery making kits!

Beads for jewellery making kits - image by Eric Prouzet
Published: August 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm
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Jewellery making kits are ideal if you're looking to try out a new craft as they contain everything you need, ready to get making straight from the box. Jewellery making kits are also fantastic gifts - either as the kits themselves or by gifting your own DIY jewellery that you've made.

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Once you get a feel for jewellery making, you can branch out and buy other jewellery making supplies, or simply top up those items you've run out of. Jewellery making kits are therefore a great place to start - or if you're returning to the craft after some time off. Have you spotted any jewellery making kits that we have missed? Let us know in the comments below!

For in-depth tutorials on how to make jewellery, plus a range of great jewellery making inspiration, check out our ever-expanding selection of DIY jewellery projects. We love this bead weaving necklace tutorial!

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52 of the best jewellery making kits in 2022

Here are 52 of our favourite jewellery making kits, split into categories:

Resin jewellery kits

Don't fancy buying all your jewelry making supplies separately? Don't worry - there are plenty of ready-made jewelry making kits out there for you to get started straight away. This section showcases the best resin jewellery kits - scroll down for the best jewellery making kits for adults and the best children's jewellery making kits. Be sure to head on over to our in-depth beginners guide on how to use resin for a crash course!

1. Resin jewellery kit with beads

Buy now: £27.99, Amazon

When making resin jewellery with this kit, you can really let your imagination run wild with what you want to include as a "feature" in the resin. This set comes with plenty of fun bits and pieces including powder glitters, flowers, holographic inclusions, lots of moulds and, of course, resin! It has lots of great reviews on Amazon, too, so you can see what people think before adding it to your basket.

Bulk up your order with a mould, lamp or extra bottles of resin, which are available on the same Amazon page.

2. Epoxy enamel starter kit

Buy now: £45, Cooksongold

This Epoxy Enamel starter kit is ideal for anyone looking to start making resin jewellery pieces on a small scale. This resin jewellery kit contains three transparent resin colours (Blue, Red & Yellow, pre-mixed with clear resin), hardener, three silver-plated pendant blanks, an acrylic block with drill holes for earring posts, mixing cups, wooden mixing sticks and a pipette for measuring resin to hardener ratio.

3. Pressed flower jewellery kit

Buy now: £35, Clear Cast Resins

This resin jewellery kit comes with dried flowers, mica pigments, alcohol inks, resin, tweezers, mixing sticks and bezels to make your own floral resin pendants!

4. Resin bracelet kit

Buy now: £30, Beading Fantastic

This is a lovely mixed media resin bracelet kit from Beading Fantastic. It comes with resin, hardener, mixing cup, mixing sticks, acrylic block, two bracelet kits, fusible film, angelina fibres, sequins, gilding flakes and mixing instructions.

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5. Faux amber resin pendant kit

Buy now: £30, Beading Fantastic

Faux amber resin looks like the real thing! Encase fragments of wood and dried leaves to create truly unique items of jewellery. The silicone moulds included have a smooth surface to produce beautifully shiny pendants - this resin jewellery kit even comes with bugs for you to include in your faux amber (you can see them in the box in the photo above)!

6. Resin jewellery starter kit

Buy now: £54, The Bead Shop

The kit contains crystal clear epoxy resin, two flexible mould trays with 25 assorted jewellery cavities, two pigments, mixing cups, wooden stirrers, epoxy glue and a selection of jewellery findings.

7. Resin starter kit

Buy now: £23.99 (resin kit)

Buy now: £49.99 (resin plus mica powders)

Jewellery making kits for adults

Funky Art Craft on Etsy has this fantastic resin jewellery kit for sale, including free delivery to the UK! Kit includes resin (280ml), hardener (280ml), 12 resin molds, mixing cups, stirrers and gloves - and if you want to create coloured resin, there's an option to add some highly-pigmented mica powders to your order. This seller has lots of 5* reviews so you can buy with confidence.

8. Amazon resin starter kit

Buy now: £33.99, Amazon

This is a handy kit. As well as the resin, it contains a useful hand drill, silicone resin moulds, pigments, glitter, key chains, jump split rings, eye pins, rhinestones and various other accessories. It's also one of the few resin jewellery kits on Amazon that includes resin! Found one we've missed? Let us know in the comments below!

Jewellery making kits for adults

If resin is not your thing - there are lots of different types of jewellery making kits for adults, from wire wrapping kits to sterling silver kits and lots in between. Have you found any more great jewelry making kits that we've missed out? Add a comment below and let us know!

9. Beginner's Jewellery making kit

Buy now: £20, Etsy

This jewellery making kit is suitable for beginners and includes a beautiful mix of upcycled semi-precious, glass, wooden, ceramic, lucite and crystal beads. This kit lets you choose your favourite bead mix made entirely with upcycled, limited edition beads. It also comes with 10 x silver plated headpins, 5 pairs of silver plated earring hooks, 20x 2mm crimp beads, 6x 4mm silver-plated crimp covers, 1m 0.6mm tiger tail wire, 6x 5mm silver plated oval jump rings, 3x silver plated lobster clasps and 1m of clear nylon elastic.

10. Seaside jewellery making kit for adults

Buy now: £9.58, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This earring making kit contains everything you need to create 10 pairs of professional dangle earrings. You just need some round nose pliers to bend the jump rings and headpins. This is a lovely jewellery kit for the summer, and it comes in at a great price point, too.

11. Wire bangle kit

Buy now: £13.50, Etsy

Jewellery making kits for adults

Learn how to make this five-stem woven bangle with a gemstone bead embellishment in a choice of either pure copper or silver-plated jewellery wire. The beautiful kit comes with either a blue ocean sea sediment jasper gemstone or an imperial purple sea sediment jasper gemstone.

12. Macrame necklace kit

Buy now: £15+, Etsy

Jewellery making kits for adults

This macrame necklace kit comes with full instructions and enough yarn for 3 hand-woven necklaces - and the box is 'letterbox friendly' so it can be delivered straight through your door.

13. Gemstone jewellery making kit

Buy now: £19.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

If natural stones are more your thing - then you might want to check out this jewellery making kit. There are 500 natural gemstone beads in a variety of different colours as well as 200 glass crackle beads, 100 earring hooks, 50 headpins, 50 eye pins, 20 different shape pendants, 100 crimp beads, 100 spacer beads, 200 earring backs, 100 open jump rings (5mm), 30 open jump rings (10mm) plus tools, charms, string and wire. It's got great reviews on Amazon so if you're looking for a natural stone jewellery making kit - this one comes highly recommended.

14. Frosted pendants jewellery making kit

Buy now: £11.49, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This jewellery making kit contains everything you need to create 10 pairs of beautiful pink white acrylic flower drop earrings. The kit includes drilled acrylic flower beads caps, rhinestone pendants, pearl beads, ball pins, eye pins, jump rings, cross chains and earring hooks.

15. Chakra bracelet kit

Buy now: £15.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

Each of the precious gems in this jewellery making kit corresponds to a different chakra, so you can make bracelets to increase focus, boost confidence or for good luck. The black lava beads are porous and lightweight which make them ideal for making jewellery, but because they are porous they can also be used as diffuser beads to hold essential oils!

16. Drop earring kit

Buy now: £13.98, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This jewellery making kit lets you make 8 different designs of drop earrings, including faux fur leather, woven earrings, resin leaf, cloth flower, brass face, leather and woven rattan. The kit also includes the findings including earring studs, round earring links, jump rings and brass earring hooks.

17. Wire wrapped jewelry making kit for adults

Buy now: £12.95, Etsy

Jewellery making kits for adults

Learn how to wire wrap a gemstone crystal point to make a gorgeous pendant with a choice of five beautiful crystals to choose from. Step by step instructions with colour photos of every stage will guide you through the creation this unique piece of jewellery.

18. Wire wrapping ring kit

Buy now: £28.99, Etsy

Jewellery making kit for adults

This kit has fully illustrated PDF instructions and a youtube video to teach you how to use your kit to learn wirework techniques. This is a seller (Holly B Jewellery on Etsy) that really goes the extra mile - all of the beads are sourced second hand from markets, vintage shops, individuals or her own extensive world bead collection that she's been working on for 30 years! This kit contains vintage and recycled beads and 1mm wire in copper and silver-plated copper as well as the pliers and wire cutters you need to make your own wrapped wire rings.

19. Cage pendant jewellery making kit for adults

Buy now: £11.98, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This is a nice jewellery making kit for adults - it's a great price point and contains bead cage pendants, lava perfume beads, natural jade chakra beads, crackle glass beads, electroplate glass beads, chain, earring hooks, headpins and jump rings. It doesn't include the pliers, so you'll need to buy them separately.

20. Tree of life jewellery making kit

Buy now: £14.95, Etsy

Jewellery making kits for adults

If you've ever wanted to create your own Tree Of Life gemstone pendant, this jewellery making kit is for you! You don't need to be an expert at wire wrapping to make this eye-catching necklace. The kit is suitable for beginners with a little knowledge of wire wrapping, although it is not essential as long as care is taken.

21. Jewellery making kit for adults

Buy now: £36.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This is a bumper jewellery making kit for adults - it contains 16 jewellery making tools, 28 charms, 566 findings and 1350 beads! What's really good about this jewellery making kit for adults, is that it includes all jewellery findings and tools that you need for jewellery making and repair. It also has a nice range of different type of beads, so it would also suit older children or teens.

22. Wooden drop earrings kit

Buy now: £8.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

Want to start making jewellery to sell? This wooden earring kit is a great place to start. It contains 60 pieces of unfinished wood earrings pendants in three different styles, equipped with 60 earring hooks and 60 jump rings.

23. Jewellery making starter kit

Buy now: £32.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

You get a lot in this jewellery making kit for adults! This jewellery making kit contains round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, cutting pliers, silver beading tiger wire, elastic nylon thread, 680 beads in assorted sizes (to make over 25 stunning pieces of bespoke jewellery), 100 jump rings, 50 ear wires, 50 eye pins, 10 lobster clasps, 50 crimp beads, 50 spacer beads, 50 headpins and approx 1600 seed beads. Phew.

24. Embroidered jewellery making kit

Buy now: £12.99, Amazon

Jewellery making kits for adults

This embroidered pendant making kit contains six pre-printed embroidery cloths, 12 x embroidery needles, two embroidery hoops (8.5*8.5cm), instructions, six chains and six sets of threads, organised by design.

25. Geometric earring kit

Buy now: £15, Etsy

Children's jewellery kit

This fun kit is a great way to make gifts, and each box has enough to make 13 pairs of unusual earrings. It is good for beginners but also those with jewellery making experience. There's also a video tutorial to show you all the different combinations and how to assemble your DIY jewellery.

26. Juicy Couture Pink & Precious bracelet kit

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

Create and design your own Juicy Couture bracelet with this jewellery making kit. Mix and match a variety of beautiful charms, beads & cords to get a personalised Juicy look you’ll love! Kit contains Juicy Couture charms, 390 colourful beads, 50 jump rings, 3 chains, 3 colours of satin cord and elastic cord.

27. Juicy Couture Chains & Charms kit

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

DIY charm bracelets – the Juicy Couture way! Glam chains and charms let you put a personalized spin on the timeless style, sharpening your eye for design and encouraging self-expression. This jewellery making kit contains everything you need to create five bold bracelets - including Juicy Couture charms, beads, metallic pieces, ribbon, chains, and instructions.

Children's jewellery making kits

Jewellery making is a great way to keep the kids entertained - and there are lots of fun jewellery making kits designed especially with children in mind. Take a look at our top picks of children's jewellery making kits!

28. Disney Swarovski jewellery making kit

Buy now: £29.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

A little glimmer, a lot of fun, these sparkling charm bracelets are the perfect way for Disney fans to celebrate the magical stories of Queen Elsa and Princesses Anna, Ariel, Belle and Rapunzel. This kit includes everything kids need to make unique bracelets complete with beautiful charms featuring crystals from Swarovski. Mix and match the colourful beads and charms to make up to 12 beautiful bracelets.

29. LOL Surprise ultimate jewellery making kit

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This children's jewellery kit is a must-have for fans of LOL Surprise - it contains 295 x Accent Beads, 42 x Alphabet Beads, 30 x Pearlescent Beads, 3 x Elastic Cords, 3 x Satin Cords, 1 x Sticker Sheet, 2 x embossed sticker sheets. And yes, there are surprises in the kit - two blind bag LOL charms!

30. Make it Real DIY Terrarium jewelry kit

Buy now: £8.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This fun terrarium kit has everything your child needs to create 3 unique bottle pendants. Includes bottles, flowers, gems, charms, sand, moss, necklace chain & more!

31. Make it Real Neo-Brite bracelet making kit

Buy now: £7.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This bracelet kit has everything your child needs to create 10 eye-catching charm bracelets. Includes beads, gold chains, on-trend tassel charms, pompom charms, gem charms, and more. We love the bright colours!

32. Gold link suede bracelet kit

Buy now: £11.13 £5.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This stylish bracelet kit has everything your child needs to create up to four trendy and expressive bracelets. It includes three colours of faux suede cord, gold-coloured jewellery pieces, beads and charms.

383. Pipkits friendship bracelet kit

Buy now: £12.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This children's jewellery making kit from Pikits creates six fun and adjustable friendship bracelets, and no jewellery making tools are required in this kit making it perfect for even the youngest jewellery maker.

34. Pipkits Surfer Bands bracelet kit

Buy now: £12.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Another Pipkits kit - we love this surfer bands kit! It's gender-neutral and suitable for adults, too. These surfer bracelets are fun and easy to make with just a few knots, so you can alter the size of the bracelet! And in case you are wondering, the packaging is eco-friendly & reusable.

35. Pipkits jewellery making kit: Berries

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Okay - we love Pipkits! This jewellery making kit contains a bag clip, coloured stone bead, silver plated beads and rings, coloured cord, real gemstone beads, pearl and glass beads, a cute Pippin charm, stretch beading elastic and instructions.

36. Shimmer & Sparkle friendship bracelet kit

Buy now: £24.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Make your own friendship bracelets with this easy-to-use bracelet maker! It's a fun way to make knotted, braided, beaded fashion friendship bracelets as it keeps all threads in place and makes creating pretty thread patterns simple & easy. Makes 5 different styles and 25 bracelets.

37. Make it Real ultimate bead studio

Buy now: £19.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This massive DIY jewellery making kit allows children and teens to create their own bracelets, necklaces, rings and headbands using over 2600 beads and 12o jump rings. There are eight different colours of waxed cord to choose from, or they can opt for clear elastic cord instead. And it's presented in a mini chest of drawers, which we love!

38. Deluxe children's jewellery making kit

Buy now: £23.86, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This children's jewellery making kit contains a whopping 2000 beads in different shapes, as well as jingle bells, DIY jewellery accessories, child safety scissors, 10m of elastic and instructions to make different types of jewellery. And it can all be tidied away in the supplied pots and carry case (well, the intention is there, anyway).

39. Pendant making kit

Buy now: £21.45, Amazon

Children can learn glass pendant and bracelet making techniques with this jewellery making kit! This children's jewellery making kit comes with 11 silver plated pendant trays, >11 clear glass gems, 5 silver plated necklace chains, 4 cord necklaces, 4 beads & 2 bracelet cords, Craft Crew’s Glamour Glue, transparent protection film, 200+ collage images and instructions.

40. Children's bracelet making kit

Buy now: £7, Etsy

Children's jewellery kit

Each kit includes everything you need to make your own personalised bracelet as well as the instructions - the seller has lots of options, so you can customise your kit to spell out exact names, which is ideal if you (or your child) has an unusual name.

41. Mermaid jewellery making kit

Buy now: £10, Etsy

Children's jewellery kit

A cute little mermaid jewellery making kit, full of glass pearls, crystals and seed beads (tiny beads!). Easy to clip on (and swap around) charms include a silver mermaid charm, a mermaid scales charm, a silver starfish and shell charms. This kit makes three different bracelets - an adjustable friendship bracelet, stretchy bracelet and a festival-style ribbon wristband. To finish off the kit, it also includes a ribbon necklace.

42. Unicorn children's jewellery making kit

Buy now: £10, Etsy

Children's jewellery kit

A gorgeous little unicorn jewellery making kit, full of glass pearls, crystals and seed beads (tiny beads!). Easy to clip on (and off) charms include two silver unicorn charms, a cotton tassel and a pink heart.

43. Make it Real rainbow jewellery making kit

Buy now: £4.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This classic DIY bracelet and ring kit teaches children how to create their own unique and fashionable charm bracelets using charms, beads and elastic cord.

44. Charm bracelet jewellery making kit

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This charm bracelet making kit is easy to use - unscrew to remove the end cap, string on the beads, then screw back the end cap. No tools needed, no glue and no mess. Ideal for children age 8 and upwards - and it comes in a beautiful pink unicorn box, too!

45. GALT jewellery craft kit for kids

Buy now: £9.78, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Make fun beaded bracelets and necklaces and decorate foam shapes with gems and glitter glue then mount on earrings, rings and hair clips. This children's jewellery making kit contents: 300 pony beads, assorted foam shapes and beads, stick-on gems, 2 pairs of clip-on earrings, 2 rings, 2 hair clips, silky cord, elastic, sticky foam pads and glitter glue.

46. GALT sparkle jewellery kit for kids

Buy now: £5.59, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Create sparkly jewellery with these fun beads and holographic stickers. This jewellery making kit for children includes 25 picture beads, holographic stickers, 20 heart beads, 20 star beads, 120 round beads, silky cord, elastic and an instruction guide.

47. GALT Children's jewellery making kit with charms

Buy now: £13.32, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

This children's jewellery making kit has everything you need to make jewellery with 18 metal charms. Clip the silver charms onto the necklace and bracelet chains to create lovely beaded charm bracelets.

48. Children's bead kit

Buy now: £10.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

There are beads galore with this children's jewellery making kit from BLAZOR. There are 24 different types of beads included in this kit, including flowers, alphabet beads, pearl beads, butterfly beads, fruit beads and star-shaped beads.

49. Light up jewellery kit

Buy now: £5.79, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Create fun light-up necklaces and light-up bracelets with this children's jewellery making kit from KreativeKraft. Ideal for keeping kids busy during weekends and in the school holidays, this kit contains everything your children need to create their own glowing jewellery collection including a magic light up star charm!

50. FunzBo kids jewelry making kit

Buy now: £13.98, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

As well as being easy for little hands to play with, pop snap beads are great for strengthening hand/finger muscles for pre-writers. The motion of putting the beads together and having to pull them back apart helps to develop finger flexibility and hand-eye coordination. Kids can make brightly coloured hairbands, bracelets, necklaces, and rings in hundreds of different combinations, and we love the handy storage box, too!

51. Melissa & Doug sparkling flowers kit

Buy now: £3.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

The Melissa & Doug Sparkling Flowers Wooden Bead Set includes over 45 glittering wooden beads and 3 brightly coloured laces. The beads are easy to thread and simple snap-clasps make necklaces simple to remove and reuse.

52. Unicorn friendship bracelets kit

Buy now: £14.99, Amazon

Children's jewellery kit

Kids can create over 20 jewellery items from sparkling unicorn bracelets to beaded anklets, and when they've finished creating, they can store leftover supplies in the magical unicorn bead case. Kids will learn the basics of bracelet making, including different knots and how to add beads to bracelets - or, they can just go for it, and have fun!

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Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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