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Note from shop owner Hi there, and thanks for stopping by for a look! The shop is closed for a bit while I'm working out at the River Festival and doing some shop updates. Have a wonderful day, and take good care.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Hi there, and thanks for stopping by for a look! The shop is closed for a bit while I'm working out at the River Festival and doing some shop updates. Have a wonderful day, and take good care.

Chelsea Karma McKee

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Chelsea Karma McKee


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About BlueKarmaBeads

Sales 583
On Etsy since 2011

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Pleased to be playing with fire.

The story of this etsy shop is a simple one.
Some years back, I had the good fortune to be around other creative folks who were kind enough to let me dabble with their equipment. Being as I didn't have a torch lying around the house, they generously lent me theirs. They also introduced me to a talented and patient bead maker they were acquainted with. Those were the seeds of this venture.
Eventually I invested in my own equipment to make a home studio. And a long period of trial and error, burnt fingers, and broken glass ensued.
A bit further down the line I decided I had somethings worth sharing with others. Etsy has allowed me to put my work out there. I also frequent art shows and festivals whenever they'll have me.
A large part of making this possible is also due to the support and encouragement of a staggering number of crazy wonderful people that I have the privileged to call my family and friends.
I treasure the joy and contentment that comes from creating things. And I look forward endless possibilities to learn and grow.

Thanks for stopping by.
It's been a real treat to meet you.

Shop members

  • Chelsea Karma McKee


    Hi, My name is Chelsea. I earned my BFA from ESU 2005. But my love for creating has been around as long as I can remember. I'm glad to take part in Etsy so I can share my favorite creations with you and yours. Cheers! Have a great day all.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Greetings! Thank you for your interest in Blue Karma Beads! All of the lampworked glass is hand made by me, Chelsea Karma McKee. I use an oxy-propane torch to hand craft each unique piece and then they're annealed in a kiln to help improve the stability and strenth of the glass.

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
It is my fondest wish that eveyone who recieves any Blue Karma Bead work will be completely satisfied with their purchase. However, if you find yourself in any way disapointed with your purchase, please get in touch with me so we can try and correct the situation. Please feel free to contact me through a Convo or email me at bluekarmabeads [!at] After which if you decide you must return the order, I ask that you post it with in seven days of receiving it, and when it has been returned I am happy to refund the purchase price. However, I will not be able to cover any shipping costs. And I will not accept returns on custom ordered items.
At this time I am accepting payment through PayPal only. However, remember you are able to pay with your major credit card through Pay Pal even if you don't have an account with them. PayPal really is the safest, most secure option for everyone involved.
All items being shipped in the US will be sent via USPS first class mail, and include delivery confirmation. International items will be sent via USPS first class international mail. (Buyer will be responsible for any additional customs fees, etc.) Insurance or other shipping options are available if you contact me ahead of time to work out any adjustments to the cost. All orders will be shipped within 1-2 business days after payment is received, except orders invloving custom work, which will vary on a case to case basis.
Additional policies and FAQs
Do you see anything you think you'd like in a different color, size, or quantity? Do you have a Birthday, Graduation, Wedding, or any other special occasion coming up? Get in touch! I am happy to work with you to create any custom piece you have in mind. I'd also love to hear from you about any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to reach me through a Convo or at bluekarmabeads. [!at] Thanks again for taking a look around Blue Karma Beads!