Originally from East Yorkshire, Rebecca Halstead is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and worked as a designer in the jewellery industry for several years - based in London's Bond Street and Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. She set up her workshop in 1991, creating beautiful handmade jewellery with an emphasis on design and craftsmanship. She also worked for many years as a lecturer in design at Edinburgh College of Art. 

Rebecca has been a tutor for over 30 years and in addition to running her workshop she 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/