Halstead Jewelry Grant

Halstead Grant Call for Entries

2014 Halstead Grant Winner Erica Bello Jewelry

2014 Halstead Grant Winner: Erica Bello Jewelry

It is that time of year again! Halstead is calling for entries to the annual Halstead Grant, which will be awarded this summer. New jewelry artists working primarily in silver are invited to apply. The winner will receive $5,000 in cash for their business start-up, $1,000 in jewelry supplies, and recognition in the industry. Applications are due June 9, 2015.

Eligible jewelers should have launched their businesses within the last one to three years. All design techniques are welcome including metalsmithing fabrication, casting, metal clay, wire work, or beading. The competition is open to US citizens with studios in the country.


Halstead is one of North America’s leading distributors of jewelry supplies. This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the company and the 10th annual grant award. Halstead specializes in wholesale findings, chain, tools and metals for jewelry artists.

**Images of past grant winners, logos and graphics are available upon request.


The Halstead Grant is an annual jewelry grant that began in 2006. If you are interested in applying please see our grant application, FAQ and grant information pages. Click here for hints & tips articles on starting a jewelry business. We also offer a list of links and small business resources for the industry. Click here for past Halstead Grant winners, finalists and press coverage. The award is sponsored by Halstead Bead, Inc a wholesaler of jewelry supplies since 1973.
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