Halstead Grant Call for Entries
2014 Halstead Grant Winner: Erica Bello Jewelry
It is that time of year again! Halstead is calling for entries to the annual Halstead
Grant, which will be awarded this summer. New jewelry artists working primarily
in silver are invited to apply. The winner will receive $5,000 in cash for their
business start-up, $1,000 in jewelry supplies, and recognition in the industry.
Applications are due June 9, 2015.
Eligible jewelers should have launched their
businesses within the last one to three years. All design techniques are welcome
including metalsmithing fabrication, casting, metal clay, wire work, or beading.
The competition is open to US citizens with studios in the country.
Halstead is one of North America’s leading distributors of
jewelry supplies. This year marks the 42nd anniversary of
the company and the 10th annual grant award. Halstead specializes in wholesale findings,
chain, tools and metals for jewelry artists.
**Images of past grant winners, logos and graphics are available upon request.