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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
August 06, 2019

Jewelry Plating Contractors

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 c
August 05, 2019

Jewelry Casting Contractors

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.

We have compiled a list of the best college metal programs and BFAs for jewelry across the country.
July 15, 2019

College Metals Programs & BFAs for Jewelry

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.

We have compiled a list of 8 great beginner jewelry making projects! From wire working and assembly to basic metalsmithing and soldering.
July 12, 2019

Beginner Jewelry Making Projects

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!

Metalsmith Melissa Muir gives tips on working with jewelry wire and a step-by-step guide on how to create a wire cuff.
May 09, 2019

Jewelry Wire Work Tips from Melissa Muir

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!

Learn how to use a wire jig tool to make stunning wirework bracelet designs out of bulk jewelry wire. Brenda Schweder offers tips for success.
May 07, 2019

Wirework Bracelet Making by Brenda Schweder

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.

Liz Kantner is a marketing expert for emerging jewelers and also the 2019 Halstead Grant guest judge! Learn more about her and get a few marketing tips.
April 30, 2019

Jewelry Marketing Tips From Liz Kantner: Halstead Grant Guest Judge

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.

Meet Halstead's 2019 featured lampwork artist, Kris Schaible. A glass artist for 15 years, she creates beautiful glass beads for jewelry making.
April 09, 2019

Meet Kris Schaible, Halstead's Featured Lampwork Artist

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!

Kids make jewelry at Creative Side Jewelry Academy in Austin, Texas. learn about their innovative youth curriculum to get the next generation at the bench.
May 22, 2018

The Next Generation of Metalsmiths

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.

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