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Ready to hire extra help for your jewelry business? Consider a team of independent contractors! Read through Kristen Baird's experience and tips hiring her independent contractor team.
April 05, 2021

Building a Contractor Team for your Jewelry Business

by Kristen Baird

When you're ready to hire help for your jewelry business tasks, consider building a team of independent contractors. Read through Kristen Baird's experience of hiring her team and her tips to help you successfully hire your own team.

Having a jewelry business mentor helps you learn the industry first hand before starting your business. Becoming a mentor down the road also helps your jewelry business in many ways!
February 16, 2021

Jewelry Business Mentors Kickstart Your Career

by Ashley Maldonado

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.

Finding a work life balance between parenting and running your jewelry business can be a struggle.
February 04, 2021

Balancing Parenting & Your Jewelry Business

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Being a jewelry business owner means you are already juggling multiple tasks and trying to find time to execute them all. Now, add in another job that takes even more patience and talks back. Whether you started your business after becoming a parent or had little ones along the way; finding a work life balance that makes the whole family happy can be a struggle.

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.

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.

The Halstead Grant is awarded each year to an upcoming jewelry entrepreneur working primarily with silver. Learn more about our recent winners.
September 30, 2020

Winners of the Halstead Grant

by Ashley Maldonado

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.

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.

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
September 01, 2020

Jewelry Business Forum

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

This free online conference will help your business grow and adapt to our changing jewelry world.

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