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.
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.
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.
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.
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.