Tenzabelle by Savannah Hunter is a 2015 Halstead Grant Top 5 Finalist. Savannah’s application stood out with finely-crafted jewelry, solid marketing strategy and plans for growth.
Savannah’s travels and her study of myth, magic and art from around the world inspired the Tenzabelle jewelry collection.
She has trained in Italy, Indonesia and the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco. Savannah also earned a degree in the History of Art from the University of California-Berkeley.
Savannah is a member of Ethical Metalsmiths and uses ethically-sourced materials including the 100% recycled 18k gold dust and textured, oxidized silver shown here.
Tenzabelle jewelry is meant to evoke a sense of strong, untamable feminine beauty that spans across all cultures and all eras.
Savannah crafts her jewelry to inspire its wearers to tell their personal story through identification with significant forms, imagery, and materials.
Each piece of Tenzabelle jewelry is handmade in Savannah’s Oakland, California, studio.
About the Halstead Grant
The Halstead Grant competition began in 2006 to inspire the pursuit of excellence in design and business practices in the jewelry arts community. Applicants must submit a design portfolio in addition to elements of a successful business plan including marketing strategy, production capacity and financial analysis.
Meet the winner of the 2015 Halstead Grant, Samantha Skelton.