Articles by Katie
Hear firsthand experiences from other jewelers who have participated in the Halstead Grant. Learn how the application process is a boot camp for your jewelry business and can help you reach the next level of success, even if you don't win the award.
Make whimsical jewelry designs with silver jump rings and stone settings. Practice your soldering skills and flex your creativity with this inspiring technique from Eva Sherman.
Earrings are always in style, but they're particularly trendy right now. Here are some tips and tricks for pumping up your jewelry collection with an infusion of handmade earring designs.
Selling your jewelry? Educating your customers benefits your business in a multitude of ways. Here are some tips and free, printable inserts!
Learn a few easy ways to turn your stash of lampwork art glass beads into beautiful, marketable jewelry. Sterling ear wires, basic tools and a few other jewelry supplies are all you need to get started. Plus, tips for selling your jewelry.
It feels risky to buy from a new supplier for the first time. Here are answers to our top three questions from new customers at Halstead to help you make an informed purchasing decision.
We love it when our customers refer Halstead to friends in the jewelry business because that means we're on the right track.
Jewelry making events, retreats and symposiums are all around the country! They offer great classes to help you expand your skill set and even better networking opportunities to connect with fellow jewelers. You may even see a happy Halstead face at some of these events!
Ready to venture out of class and on your own? Here are some tips for moving past jewelry kits and onto buying jewelry supplies in bulk.
Want to make the same piece of jewelry in sterling, gold-filled and rose gold-filled? We can help. Learn how to shop jewelry supplies so you can make the same jewelry design in different metals.