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Having the time and resources to focus on your creativity and master your skills is what jewelry residencies are for.
July 30, 2020

Discover Jewelry Residencies

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Being immersed in your craft, with access to a fully equipped studio while being surrounded by other artists sounds like a dreamy experience. This is what Jewelry Residencies offer.

There are a variety of services available to small jewelry businesses. We're taking a look at some of the services and courses for small businesses.
July 27, 2020

Free Small Business Courses for Jewelry Artists

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Did you know that small business management classes are available for free? There is a good chance that there are offices and a professional mentor available within 100 miles to help you launch your small jewelry business. This article will explore the amazing array of services offered by the SBA, SBDC, and SCORE. It will also explain how these organizations are alike and different from one another.

Learn about CDFI small business loans and why they may be a good option for your jewelry business. These loans often help underserved populations.
July 15, 2020

CDFI Small Business Loans: These Non-Profit Lenders May be Right for Your Jewelry Business

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Jewelry artists looking for funding should consider CDFI small business loans. Community Development Financial Institutions are organizations that finance small business that would otherwise struggle to get funding. They also provide small business training through their Technical Assistance programs.

Getting a jewelry business loan is intimidating. But getting financing to fuel your small jewelry business can help you get to the next level. How do you start?
July 09, 2020

How to Get a Jewelry Business Loan for Your Studio Business

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Bank loans are intimidating. But getting financing to fuel your small jewelry business can help you get to the next level. How do you start? What do you need to do? What if you get rejected for a jewelry business loan? You have questions and we have answers.

In this article we’ll go over why you should edit your jewelry photos before posting them online as well as how to clip them and the best fr
June 11, 2020

Editing & Clipping Your Jewelry Photos

by Janelle Hinesley

In this article, we’ll go over why you should edit your jewelry photos before posting them online as well as how to clip them with the best free software options available!

Learn about the major contributors to the silver jewelry supplies trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.
June 03, 2020

Silver Jewelry Supplies by Nation of Origin

by Hilary Halstead Scott

The silver jewelry trade has a rich history. There are centers of production in the world where jewelry manufacturing took root generations ago. These market leaders are each known for different strengths. Learn about the major contributors to the trade to make better informed sourcing decisions.

The coronavirus shutdown is creating unprecedented economic times. For small jewelry businesses, times ahead may be tough. We wanted to prov
March 30, 2020

Jewelry Artist Resources During Covid-19

by Ashley Maldonado

We're compiling a list of resources available to jewelry artists during the Covid-19 crisis. We will be updating this as new information and resources become available.

Pearls are the underdog of the sustainability movement in jewelry. Learn about how pearls can add to your jewelry collection sustainability.
March 06, 2020

5 Reasons Why Pearls Are the Champion of Gemstone Sustainability

by Jennifer Heebner

Pearls and cultured pearls are champions of the sustainability movement in jewelry. Learn more about these beautiful jewelry options from guest author Jennifer Heebner of the Cultured Pearl Association of America and sign up for a free online pearls course.

Traditional Craft Schools are dotted around the country. The Craft School experience is designed to be a brief stay at a retreat campus wher
October 31, 2019

The Craft School Experience for Jewelers

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

The Craft School experience is designed to be a brief stay at a retreat campus where serious artists can explore a craft while enjoying a beautiful place and the company of like-minded peers.

Studio Art Degrees with a concentration in Metals/Jewelry Ball State University BFA & MFA Visual Arts - Metals Concentration Associate Profe
September 27, 2019

Studio Art Degrees with Jewelry Concentration

by Kelli Vanyek Greene

Are you interested in completing a bachelors degree in fine arts? There are so many great schools across the country that offer studio art programs that have a concentration in small metals and jewelry.

Halstead can help you build your small jewelry business.

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