Wire cutters and metal shears for making jewelry are available for a variety of specialty functions.
Metal shears for cutting metal sheet.
Heavy-duty flush cutters: for straight (flush) cuts on memory wire and heavy gauges of wire.
Full flush cutters: cutters that make a nice straight (flush) cut, right up next to (flush with) an item such as a crimp. These are excellent for cutting multistrand beading cable as well as wire. (Check product details of any item to see what gauge wire it is compatible with.)
Nippers for cutting tigertail and beading cable / wire.
Inexpensive cutters for general jewelry-making purposes