We will be closed November 26 & 27 for Thanksgiving.
Halstead Logo Home
 

Halstead Jewelry Articles

Halstead Blog Home banner

Halstead is passionate about supporting small jewelry businesses. Check out our huge archives of helpful articles for makers including technique tutorials, business advice, and connection to resources in our community. Craftsmen and designers alike trust Halstead for supplies and information. Our goal is to help you be successful. Subscribe to keep learning and growing in your profession.

Subscribe Now!

Featured Post

Please join us for The Jewelry Business Forum the week of January 18, 2021. This free online conference will help your business grow and ada
August 26, 2020

Jewelry Business Forum

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Please join us for The Jewelry Business Forum the week of January 18, 2021. This free online conference will help your business grow and adapt to our changing jewelry world.

Recent Posts

Jewelry critiques can be intimidating. But they also progress your work. Learn how to make the most out of jewelry collection critiques.
November 19, 2020

The Value of Critiques When Developing a Jewelry Collection

by Vince Pontillo-Verrastro

Critiques can be one of the most intimidating aspects of making jewelry. But they can also help your work progress and open your jewelry to an all new group of people. Learn more from guest writer Vince Pontillo-Verrastro about how to make the most out of jewelry critiques.

Guest writer Michelle Orman is highlighting some of our favorite BIPOC jewelry designers.
November 10, 2020

5 BIPOC Jewelry Designers to Watch

by Michelle Orman

Guest author Michelle Orman of Last Word Communications discusses the challenges BIPOC jewelry designers face and highlights 5 emerging artists to watch.

KP Studio located in Phoenix, AZ is a thriving metalsmithing studio school offering classes for beginning to intermediate jewelry artists.
November 02, 2020

Jewelry School Profile: KP Studio

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Located just two hours south of Halstead Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona is a thriving metalsmithing studio school. We took a day trip to check out the space, chat with the instructors and hang out with all of the KP Studio cats!

Create simple hoops using sterling silver wire! Hoops are a staple in earring collections and can be made in a large variety of sizes.
October 23, 2020

How-to Make Simple Wire Hoop Earrings

by Erica Stice

Create simple wire hoops using 20-22 gauge sterling silver wire! Hoops are a staple in earring collections and these can be made in a large variety of sizes. Have fun adding hoops to your jewelry designs!

Adding handmade jewelry to your boutique or gift shop inventory is quick and easy but often gives a great return. Read on for some of the best ways to make and add jewelry to your boutique store.
October 14, 2020

Sterling Silver Necklaces for Easy Gift Sales

by Ashley Maldonado

Simple sterling silver necklaces make great gift options for your customers, without much effort from you. Simply adding charms to a necklace chain or earrings can help build out your inventory for seasonal surges.

A business plan is a tool to help you work through planning and preparations steps so your jewelry business will be successful.
September 21, 2020

Jewelry Business Plan Toolkit

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

The Jewelry Business Plan Toolkit is the perfect resource whether you are just launching or realizing later in the process that your business needs some attention to get off the ground.

It's easy to forget to take care of yourself.  Jeweler Lisa Lehmann has ideas to take care of your mental health while running a jewelry business.
September 09, 2020

Care For Your Mental Health While Running Your Jewelry Business

by Lisa Lehmann

Sometimes in the hustle of our business lives we forget to take care of the most important thing: ourselves. Jewelry artist Lisa Lehmann shares advice on balancing mental health with business ownership.

What do you do when commodity markets swing? This article will explore how jewelry artists should respond to changes in gold and silver prices.
August 25, 2020

How Jewelers Can Respond to Volatility in Gold and Silver Prices

by Hilary Halstead Scott

What do you do when commodity markets swing? This article will explore how jewelry artists should respond to changes in gold and silver prices.

Having the time and resources to focus on your creativity and master your skills is what jewelry residencies are for.
July 30, 2020

Discover Jewelry Residencies

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Being immersed in your craft, with access to a fully equipped studio while being surrounded by other artists sounds like a dreamy experience. This is what Jewelry Residencies offer.

Halstead can help you build your small jewelry business.

Subscribe
Processing...