Olivia is a globetrotter who is devoted to designing and making jewelry in an ethical way. She does this through using recycled precious metals or using gemstones from reputable sources.
Olivia’s began jewelry making after she realized that the fast-paced, highly competitive lifestyle she’d begun just wasn’t for her.
Unafraid of hard work centered on building a business, she went back to school to study jewelry design.
She says, “Art school allowed me to make sense of what made me happy, what I could do, what kind of life I wanted, and where all these things intersected.”
Visit OliviaShih.com to shop, learn more and connect with Olivia via social media.
About the Halstead Grant
Entries are due August 1st.
Winner will receive:
• $7,500 cash business grant • $1,000 Halstead, Inc. gift certificate • Trip to Prescott, Arizona • Feature article in the new annual grant publication • One page feature profile & jewelry showcase in our next catalog and on our website • Press release announcing the winner to relevant industry publications • Blog & video profiles • Signature Trophy
Visit HalsteadBead.com/Grant for more details.
Meet the winner of the 2015 Halstead Grant, Samantha Skelton.
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