Halstead Jewelry Author Ashley

Ashley Maldonado profile
Ashley is the Content & Digital Marketing Specialist at Halstead. She grew up in the Prescott area and holds degrees in Strategic Communications and International Affairs. She and studio dog Mavis enjoy spending as much time as possible in the employee studio at Halstead.

Articles by Ashley

Which Website Shopping Platform is Right for Your Jewelry Business?

There are a lot of options for selling your jewelry online. Read on to learn the benefits of having your own website and which e-commerce platforms are popular. Make sure to find the right website platform for your jewelry business.

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The Importance of Creating your Jewelry Brand

You hear about branding all the time when you start marketing your jewelry business, but what exactly is it and why is it so important? Learn more about this important jewelry marketing strategy.

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Turn Your Artist Bio Into Your Jewelry Story

Buying jewelry is often an emotional purchase for your customers. Connect with them by turning your artist bio into a jewelry story that lets them know who you are as a designer and a person.

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Halstead Grant Call for Entries

The annual Halstead Grant is now calling for entries from new jewelry businesses! Learn all about the requirements and prizes.

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Halstead Design Challenge Rewind

The Halstead Design Challenge brought jewelers together each year to create a unique piece of jewelry as part of a fundraiser for SNAG. It welcomed everyone from hobbyists to experienced exhibition jewelers. Read more about each year's theme and the winners.

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Jewelry Business Mentors Kickstart Your Career

As a jeweler just starting out in the industry, having a mentor can help kickstart your career! Read on to learn how to take advantage of learning from someone who's been through it all already.

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What to Expect in Your First Jewelry Making Class

So you’ve made the decision to take your first jewelry class? Congrats! We reached out to some of our preferred teachers to help give you an idea of what to expect.

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Take Your Jewelry Business to the Next Level

Learn how the Halstead Grant application process takes your business to the next level, simply by answering the application questions.

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Sterling Silver Necklaces for Easy Gift Sales

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.

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Winners of the Halstead Grant

The Halstead Grant is awarded each year to an upcoming jewelry entrepreneur working primarily with silver. Many of the winners have used winning the grant as a way to accelerate their business. Read on to learn more about our most recent winners.

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