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The 2019 Halstead Grant is open for applications! Take your jewelry business to the next level with startup cash and more. We're also excited to announce Liz Kantner as this year's guest judge.
April 30, 2019

Halstead Grant Call for Entries

by Ashley Maldonado

The annual Halstead Grant is now calling for entries from new jewelry businesses! Learn all about the requirements and prizes.

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

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

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.

We are pleased to introduce 2018 Halstead Grant guest judge Michael David Sturlin, a renowned goldsmith, small business coach and jewelry studio educator.
June 05, 2018

Meet Halstead Grant Guest Judge, Michael David Sturlin

by Ashley Maldonado

Michael David Sturlin will bring his expertise in craftsmanship and jewelry entrepreneurship to this year's jury.

Hear great advice from past participants on why applying for the Halstead Grant will help your jewelry business succeed, regardless of whether you win.
May 29, 2018

Take Your Jewelry Business to the Next Level

by Katie Hacker

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.

Kristen Baird Jewelry is the winner of the 2017 Halstead Grant award for emerging jewelry designers working in sterling silver.
September 08, 2017

Kristen Baird Jewelry Wins 2017 Halstead Grant

by Katie Hacker

Kristen Baird Jewelry of Savannah, Georgia wins the 2017 Halstead Grant. Her beautiful designs and the strength of her business plan impressed the judges.

Thinking of applying for the Halstead Grant for new silver jewelry artists? Don't miss these top tips on how to avoid common errors and stand out.
June 27, 2017

Tips for Writing Your Halstead Grant Application

by Katie Hacker

Halstead Grant Applications are due August 1st. Here are our top five tips for filling out the application.

We were proud to host Marthe Le Van of Mora Contemporary Jewelry Gallery as a recent guest judge for the Halstead Grant. Learn about her and her career.
May 09, 2017

Marthe Le Van, Jewelry Advocate and Expert

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Introducing Marthe Le Van, jewelry advocate and our guest judge for the 12th annual Halstead Grant.

Learn about these 6 great handmade jewelry businesses! They were all finalists in the Halstead Grant, so their design and business plans are on top.
October 20, 2016

6 Great Handmade Jewelry Businesses to Support

by Ashley Maldonado

Meet some of the finalists from the Halstead Grant over the years. You'll definitely want to check out some of their handmade jewelry designs!

ENJI Studio Jewelry of San Diego, California is the winner of the 2016 Halstead Grant for new silver jewelry design businesses.
September 20, 2016

ENJI Studio Jewelry Wins 2016 Halstead Grant

by Hilary Halstead Scott

ENJI Studio Jewelry has won the 2016 Halstead Grant! Not only is her collection beautiful, but it is sustainably produced and ethically made.

Join our 2015 Halstead Grant winner, Samantha Skelton as she chats with Hilary Halstead Scott about her background, inspiration, and more.
March 22, 2016

5 Tips to Develop a Jewelry Collection

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Join our 2015 Halstead Grant winner, Samantha Skelton as she chats with Hilary Halstead Scott in our studio.