Terri Huntley

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What is Kumihimo?

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

Sparkleez started out as a small ember and just keeps getting bigger!
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What size and kind of string should I use?

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.
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What is Metal Clay?

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

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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Do we sell Online?

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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Do stones and crystals really heal? - Part 1

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.
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Are you feeling defeated?

Do not despair. There is hope. God has got our back and He has given us his Word to fight the battles.
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Bead Club ~ Let the fun begin!

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

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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Refiner's Fire

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

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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Support your local community and Shop Local!

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!
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too little time, too many projects!?!?

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.
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My new obsession ~ Crochet

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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Crafting as Therapy

Come craft with us at Sparkleez Crystals ~ 1147 E. Main St in Ashland, Ohio.
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Too blessed to be stressed

Some days don't go exactly as planned. Can you relate?
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Community ~ Geting Involved

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.
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Nobody else can be ME!

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.
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The Holidays are upon us!

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).
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Show Season has begun!

Sparkleez Crystals loves doing Art and Craft Shows! If you don't do them you have no idea how much preparation is involved. Learn the difference between juried and non juried and which is better.
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