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What size yarn is DK or worsted or bulky?

January 20, 2017

Reading crochet patterns can be daunting! We offer a lot of crochet classes at Sparkleez Crystals.

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The Holidays are upon us!

By Terri Huntley   |  November 1, 2016

Christmas is here! We are having some special events at the store: Small Business Saturday (Saturday, Nov 26), Secret Santa Sale (Saturday, Dec 17) and Holiday Open House (Saturday, Dec 17).

Nobody else can be ME!

By Terri Huntley   |  August 11, 2016

Let's share our art with everyone and promote more artistic beings rather than worrying about being copied. Nobody else can be you or me. We all have something unique to offer to the universe.

Community ~ Geting Involved

By Terri Huntley   |  August 3, 2016

We recently hosted a Community Fund Raiser. We had a weekend marathon of knitting and crocheting hats for cancer patients. It was the first community event Sparkleez Crystals has ever hosted. I think it was a huge success for a first time event.

Too blessed to be stressed

By Terri Huntley   |  May 5, 2016

Some days don't go exactly as planned. Can you relate?

Keywords: business, faith, hope, life, prayer, stress  |   0 comments

Crafting as Therapy

By Terri Huntley   |  March 28, 2016

Come craft with us at Sparkleez Crystals ~ 1147 E. Main St in Ashland, Ohio.

My new obsession ~ Crochet

By Terri Huntley   |  February 12, 2016

All of the classes are on our web site under the events calendar. You can also like our Facebook page and look at the events.

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Be Thankful for the holidays

November 13, 2015

Holidays often make us feel overwhelmed and under appreciated. Do you get a little depressed in this time when you should be celebrating? Is it easy to slip into the scrooge mode?

too little time, too many projects!?!?

By Terri Huntley   |  October 22, 2015

The holiday is upon us! Only a couple of months to finish those Christmas Gifts! Are you feeling overwhelmed? Sparkleez Crystals is having a "Crafting for Christmas" sale through October 31. All yarn, beads, tools and crafting supplies are 25% OFF.

Support your local community and Shop Local!

By Terri Huntley   |  September 21, 2015

Please shop locally this holiday. Sparkleez Crystals has beautiful jewelry made with Swarovski Elements for every day and for special occasions. We can also custom make jewelry for you from Stones, Crystals, Glass Beads and more!

Ever want to just give up and go back to bed?

By Terri Huntley   |  September 10, 2015

Some days I just want to go back to bed. It is a struggle to gain enough energy to even face the day. On those days I turn to scripture to get me through and remind me there is hope

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Refiner's Fire

By Terri Huntley   |  July 31, 2015

I taught a class in precious metal clay today. One of my previous customers had mentioned what a great spiritual lesson she learned from taking the class.

Keywords: faith, metal clay, pmc  |   1 comments

Faith or fear?

By Terri Huntley   |  July 20, 2015

Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

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Bead Club ~ Let the fun begin!

By Terri Huntley   |  July 6, 2015

Bead Club meets every month on the second Thursday evening at 6:30 PM. We usually have projects and sometimes guest teachers and presenters.

Keywords: beading, kumihimo  |   0 comments

Sparkleez does weddings!

June 19, 2015

Wedding Jewelry is my absolute favorite jewelry to make. At Sparkleez Crystals we use sterling silver chains, findings and components along with world famous Swarovski Elements

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Are you feeling defeated?

By Terri Huntley   |  June 4, 2015

Do not despair. There is hope. God has got our back and He has given us his Word to fight the battles.

Keywords: faith, healing  |   1 comments

Do stones and crystals really heal? - Part 1

By Terri Huntley   |  May 29, 2015

Do stones and crystals really heal? Sparkleez Crystals sells stone beads, including many kinds of Jasper, for your jewelry making needs. We also make beautiful and unique custom jewelry upon request.

Keywords: crystals, healing, stones  |   5 comments

Do we sell Online?

By Terri Huntley   |  May 22, 2015

Sparkleez Crystals sells items on Etsy. What is Etsy? Etsy is a marketplace where people around the world connect, to make, sell and buy unique goods.

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Trunk Show?

By Terri Huntley   |  May 13, 2015

What the heck is a Trunk Show? It is an event where vendors present their merchandise directly to the customers at a retail location.

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What is Metal Clay?

By Terri Huntley   |  May 12, 2015

One of the most popular classes at Sparkleez Crystals is PMC or Precious Metal Clay.

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Faith ~ what that means to Sparkleez Crystals

May 11, 2015

FAITH ~ strong belief or trust in someone or something. Firm belief in something for which there is no proof. Complete trust.

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What size and kind of string should I use?

By Terri Huntley   |  May 7, 2015

There are so many kinds of string and cording. What should I use? This is a common question when starting a project. It actually makes a big difference for your finished project.

Keywords: beading, kumihimo  |   1 comments

What is Kumihimo?

By Terri Huntley   |  April 30, 2015

Kumihimo is an ancient Japanese form of braiding. Kumi himo is Japanese for "gathering threads".

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Kumihimo With Bead Calculations

April 27, 2015

Learn how to perfectly size your Kumihimo creations!

Keywords: kumihimo