Crimson Frog Designs

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Crimson Frog Designs

Boulder, Colorado | 3,742 Sales

Announcement    Welcome to my shop! Here you will find bead embroidery related goodies. Kits, occasionally finished pieces and other goodies. Enjoy!


Last updated on Nov 23, 2016

Welcome to my shop! Here you will find bead embroidery related goodies. Kits, occasionally finished pieces and other goodies. Enjoy!


Kinga Nichols

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Kinga Nichols


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About crimsonfrog

Sales 3,742
On Etsy since 2011

Dreaming in Beads

I dream in beads. Quite literally: oftentimes they keep me awake at night and then when I do fall asleep, I dream about things I am going to make.
Or I get stuck in the place that's just in between being awake and being asleep.

I like to think that the things I make always existed in some other place, and they just find me in their idea form because I have an antenna that listens to them, and then I just backwards engineer them.

My muse and model and sidekick is a boxer princess called Samantha Regina. Her fondness for fishing- and mostly just swimming around with fish- started my obsession with fish themed jewelry. Her underbite left a mark on my heart, and consequently on my art.

Before the jewelry I was painting murals. I like jewelry more. I don't necessarily always like to wear what I make,because I am a very plain and practical person, but as I am getting older my own jewelry is wearing on me. I now at least put a bracelet on once in a while.
I like bracelets most because they become the bridge between me and the world, as my arm reaches and touches the world, yet remains in my sight at my viewing pleasure.

Life has been good to me in the last couple of years beady-wise. I have had some recognition and did really well in major international competitions, such as the Battle of the Beadsmith and Bead Dreams. I also quit my day job to pursue my bead artist/teacher career full time, and it's been going great.
If you are interested in the classes I am offering and where I am teaching them, please visit my blog:

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Shop policies

Last updated on May 21, 2016
Welcome to my store! I hope you find my selection of goodies enticing. Please check out my " sold items" while you are here. Most things I make sell fast, and by glancing through my past sales you might get a better understanding of what sort of things I sell.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
All sales are final, having said that, I want happy customers. ( So far all of them are happy and I never needed to refund anyone .) I will try to keep it that way, therefore any and all issues will be dealt with on case by case basis.
I accept Paypal and credit card payments. Personal checks are a possibility but please message me if you want to pay with a check first.
I will ship any item within 2 business days of cleared payment. In the continental US I use first class mail, insured for finished jewelry and first class mail for kits, unless the buyer has different preferences,in which case the buyer will be charged extra for FEDEX and UPS depending on actual charges.
For outside of the US, shipping will vary . International buyer is responsible for any additional customs fees, tariffs and taxes that buyer's country charges when purchasing goods from the US.
Additional policies and FAQs
Seller is not responsible for misuse/overuse of jewelry. Jewelry is not intended for children under the age of 13, will not be replaced if lost or stolen.