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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.

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.

Learn more about the finalists of the 2015 Halstead Grant for new jewelry businesses. Each business has a unique story and beautiful designs.
August 19, 2015

10 Emerging Jewelry Designers from the Halstead Grant

by Ashley Maldonado

Read about some of the finalists of the 2015 Halstead Grant for emerging jewelry businesses. These talented jewelry designers were chosen based on their submitted designs and business strategies.

Samantha Skelton has won the 2015 Halstead Grant. Her jewelry collection gives an industrial vibe and is influenced by her training in metal sculpture.
August 19, 2015

10th Annual Halstead Grant Winner & Finalists

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Samantha Skelton has won the 2015 Halstead Grant! Her jewelry collection beautifully exhibits her training in sculptural metalsmithing.

Learn more about these 8 talented jewelry designers who were finalists in the 2014 Halstead Grant for new jewelry businesses.
August 12, 2014

9 New Jewelry Businesses to Watch

by Ashley Maldonado

Learn about these 9 talented jewelry designers from the 2014 Halstead Grant.