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I live in the Southwest with my hubby, dog, and birds. My first exposure to beading was almost 30 years ago when I purchased some thread and acrylic beads. Life got way too busy and the beads went into storage. Through a friend, my love for beading was renewed and out came all the supplies! Now I’m a certified beading ‘addict’ and you can’t imagine the supplies I now have! Hubby jokes about “the house foundation cracking because of the weight of all those stones!” I love to bead and especially love working with gemstones and deco Czech glass. I also enjoy creating a variety of styles and designs.

I am so happy to have found Lima Beads and all their great products, and all of you wonderful beaders out there! Thanks for all the inspiration you have given me!

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  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Peach Moonstone Chain Earrings”   18 hours, 27 minutes ago


  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Peach Luster Shell Bracelet”   18 hours, 27 minutes ago

    Lovely! I can’t believe how incredible the Moonstone beads look with the shells. Perfect for a seashore themed piece. Love the idea of using the tiny shells in photographing jewelry.

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “Summer Garden lariat”   23 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Very nice! Although you feel the colors are autumn-ish, I see it differently. As I look out my window, I see a dormant tree budding with new leaves–and that is how I see your piece–the leaves on the bottom are the new growth due to the warming weather. Lariats are a favorite of mine, and I [...]

  • Crystal Canary commented on the Design “It’s Raining On The Sun”   1 day, 19 hours ago

    Have fun organizing your beads today–it’s one of my favorite things to do!

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  • kye
    On March 5, 2021 kye said:

    Hi CC. I rediscovered this way to communicate. Thanks! I saw your beautiful owl made the home page. Congratulations!!

  • Moogie
    On December 13, 2020 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal! Can you contact me through Etsy? My shop is JGB Rainbow Designs. You can send a “convo”.

  • Deb Harding
    On August 4, 2019 Deb Harding said:

    Hey Crystal. Got your wire message. I’m doing pretty good actually. Not really beading much but buying beads is another story. I know I have been saying this for years but I am actually in the process of getting my entire house reorganized. Hopefull I will make some jewelry then.

    Hope you are well. Loved your bracelet.

  • kye
    On April 3, 2019 kye said:

    Hi CC it’s so good to hear from you. I tried sending you a message last night but I guess that didn’t go through. We’ve missed your positive presence in the Design Gallery. I sure hope you find the precious time to bead and post again. Hearing from you made my day.

  • Moogie
    On January 8, 2019 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal! My car was an Altima, 2013 I think. I had an Altima before that & I guarantee I’ll be getting another! I still want to test drive in case they changed something. They have a great ride & the seat fits me—very comfy. I get the big engine cuz I like to zip! Should have been a race car driver…Thank you for your thoughts. I do find that I’m a bit more sensitive than usual. And I’m a little nervous driving an unfamiliar car in Houston traffic. It happens to be a Nissan Rogue. Drives nice but I’m just not an SUV chick! Anyway, so nice to hear from you❤️

  • Moogie
    On December 10, 2018 Moogie said:

    Hi Crystal!! Thinking of you ❤️

  • Moogie
    On November 5, 2018 Moogie said:

    Miss you Crystal & hope life is going well. ❤️

  • Crystal Canary
    On October 19, 2018 Crystal Canary said:

    WOW! It’s been a long time! I’m greatly missing my time here at Lima visiting with everyone (not to mention beading & creating) and wish life would ’put on the brakes’! Missing you all! :)

  • Crystal Canary
    On May 16, 2018 Crystal Canary said:

    Have fun beading everyone! I’ll be away for a couple of months. Take care :)

  • kye
    On February 16, 2018 kye said:

    I sent you a couple messages CC.

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