Articles by Kelli
Are you interested in having a line of your jewelry plated with gold or silver? The process of electroplating can be overwhelming so we made a list of jewelry plating contractors that would be happy to provide the service for you.
Whether you are ready to start working with a jewelry casting contractor or are just curious to see what services are out there you should check out our list of U.S. companies ready to help out small jewelry businesses.
Are you interested in getting your BFA or furthering your education in jewelry and small metals? We have compiled a list of the best college metal programs and BFAs for jewelry across the country.
If you are interested in jewelry making but are new to the craft it can be intimidating to know where to begin. To get you started we have compiled a list of 8 great beginner jewelry making projects!
Learn wire jewelry frame fabrication tips from one of our preferred studio teachers, Melissa Muir. She shows you step by step how to make this gorgeous wire work cuff using Halstead’s Sterling silver supplies and a beautiful cabochon!
Brenda Schweder shows how you can use her jewelry making jig tool, Now That's a Jig!, with jewelry wire to make gorgeous wire work bracelet designs.
We are excited to announce Liz Kantner as our 2019 Halstead Grant Guest Judge! Liz is a marketing guru for upcoming jewelry designers and will be able to provide valuable input for our applicants.
Halstead is proud to feature Kris Schaible as the 2019 featured lampwork artist. She has been working in the glass field for 15 years and has created beautiful glass beads and finished jewelry pieces. Read on to learn more about Kris!
Are you looking for a studio experience for your children? Are you thinking about spearheading a youth metals program in your community? This interview will inspire you to create a legacy of arts appreciation, advocacy and maker skills for a new generation of metalsmiths.