Originally from East Yorkshire, Rebecca Halstead is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and worked as a designer in the jewellery industry - based in London's Bond Street and Birminghams's Jewellery Quarter. She set up her workshop in 1991 creating handmade jewellery and also worked for many years at Edinburgh College of Art as a lecturer in design. Rebecca has been a tutor for 30 years and currently teaches several jewellery courses in Edinburgh.
Rebecca's jewellery has been exhibited widely in galleries throughout the UK. Her jewellery has also been selected for Who's Who in Gold and Silver at the Goldsmiths' Hall Directory website. To see a range of work, please click on this link http://directory.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/designers/rebecca-halstead/
Rebecca's designs are bold and flamboyant - the jewellery moves beautifully on the body. Her current collection includes lovely textured silver surfaces and incorporates 14ct gold filled details. She also brings the technique of stone setting to set elements of silver into her designs .