New in the shop: charm sets

Sea Star Charms Set by Janet Crosby

Charms! These new little glass charm sets are a great as jewelry – necklace or earrings, a zingy zipper pull, a charm for your purse, hanging from the rear view mirror, knitting markers… so many possibilities!

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Bead Box Bundle Sale

Bead Box Bundle Sale 2018

Nov 19 – 27, 2018 — A bead sale for artists, crafters, and the people who love them. Lots of bargains and ample time to create all of your special gifts in plenty of time for the holiday season.

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All Abuzzzz

Bee Charms by Janet Crosby

I am very excited about a new ‘product add-on’ feature. I will use this mainly for chains — so you can pick and choose (or not) a chain for any bead or pendant in my shop.

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New Heart Pendants

Riveted Hearts by Janet Crosby

New design now in my shop — riveted hearts! I have been working on a way to combine metal and glass and, like most new learning experiences, it has been a bit of trial and error.

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New Works

Ombre Beads and Fish - Janet Crosby

I haven’t been listing beads lately, but have been spending a lot of time in my studio the last few weeks. I have been working on a few custom orders, but spending most of my time playing around with some new colors, new bead ideas, and trying to figure out new ways to look at…

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Happy Roo Year!

Mr Blanca - favorite rooster ever - janetcrosby.com

At the end of last year, a customer told me that 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. It starts January 28th.   Rooster Years Now, for me, every year is the year of the rooster(!), but in this case, it means that the rooster is the animal sign for 2017, according to the Chinese lunar…

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Where Do You Find Inspiration?

Fall Hike - Giant rock with a single tree

I was recently asked this question, and before I blurt out my standard answer of ‘everywhere,’ I carried this question on a hike to mull it over. I recently discovered an amazing trailhead, only a few minutes from my house. My daughter went with me, and while she still teased me about not being able…

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