Welcome to our Wholesale information pages
BabyRice began life in 2006 supplying new parents with DIY baby hand and foot casting kits. Since then, our portfolio has expanded and now includes display frame manufacturing, inkless print kits, personalised jewellery, occasion frames and custom engraving services.
Today, we are proud to be the number 1 supplier of choice for professional casters, photographic studios, maternity units & health trusts across the UK and Europe.
Essential Casting Materials
Alginate: BabyRice Skin Safe Alginate is a fast setting alginate powder that produces highly detailed impressions. Perfect for baby hand and foot casts, as well as paw casts, adult hand casts and any other body part you want to cast!
Strong Casting Plaster: For durable casts you need strong casting plaster. BabyRice only supplies Herculite II, a strong stone plaster known for producing hard and durable casts. This makes it very suitable for producing 3d casts which are often subject to lots of handling. Another advantage of Herculite II is that it produces a very white cast, making it the perfect base for a lovely paint finish.
Paints and waxes: BabyRice has a wide selection of shimmertastic metallic paints, which are the most popular finishing option for hand and feet castings. For an authentic metallic finish, BabyRice Metallic Waxes produce a premium finish, which is popular with both baby and foot casts and adult hand casts.
BabyRice own brand alginate, strong casting plaster, paints and waxes are the core components of every 3d life casting project. We carry large stocks of all these essentials in our large, centrally located warehouse, so we can despatch most orders within 24 hours*.
Ready Made & Custom Picture Frames
All our picture frames are handmade on site in our workshop. We stock hundreds of picture frames and deep box display frames. Finding the perfect display frame for your next project is easy with our website. If you are not sure on a choice of frame moulding or mount colour, you can purchase sample chevrons of our mouldings and mounts to ensure the colours and textures are right for your project.
Ready Made Picture and Display Frames: With hundreds of ready made picture frames and shadow box display frames to choose from in a range of colours, sizes and finishes, you are sure to find the right frame for your next hand & foot cast, photographic or craft project. Our box frames are great for displaying 3d casts, keepsakes and other memorabilia due to their depth - available in 46mm, 70mm and 92mm.
Inkless Printing Supplies
Strictly for hospitals, bereavement trusts, memory box fundraisers, funeral directors and personalised print jewellery businesses. BabyRice Inkless wipes capture every detail of finger, hand and footprints. Easy and completely safe to use on even the softest newborn skin, these hypoallergenic wipes are a mess-free way to capture those special prints.
Interested in having your own Casting Business?
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Already an established business?
If you're already an established business, you can apply for a CastingPro or Trade account here: