Archive for the ‘Staff’ Category

Kate

  I was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio; I was a fine arts major at Mt. St. Joseph College in Cincinnati, where I met my husband-to-be, Denny, who was attending Xavier University. We married when we were both 21 (just kids!), and our two sons, Tom and Jay, were born there. We moved to

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I am a Colorado native and longtime resident of Littleton, Co. Arts and crafts have been my passion all of my life. I am a professional artist and have displayed my paintings at many national and international venues around the country. I am a juried member of the International Guild of Realism. I am also

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Hello I’m the Sales Floor Manager – I’m Susan, a Denver native who took a vacation to Florida for three years, but now I’m back home. I have been making wire wrapped and beaded jewelry for a little over a decade and I love it! I used to be a computer nerd, but turned eclectic

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Jen

Jen Niemela – General Manager Hi, I’m Jen and I have been in Colorado for 23 years and in Littleton for 8 years. I have been making jewelry for over 20 years. I work with beading, recycle-design and metal smithing. My inspirations are from nature, abstract and emotional expression.  My jewelry line is all sliced seashell and

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Hi there! I’m Darlene, a self-declared beadaholic. I hope to inspire others and guide them to discover their inner creativity and also develop a passion for personal expression through beads, jewelry, and the creative process.  I am proud to be a published jewelry designer and have had my jewelry designs featured in Bead Star, Stringing

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Hi, I’m Carol and I’m Operations Manager and Event Coordinator at The Crazy Merchant, Inc. I’ve been beading for 14 years and a proud member of “Team Crazy” for 11 of them. I love discovering new techniques to make jewelry and my latest craze is recycling older pieces by refashioning them into new, fabulous necklaces!

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Hi, I’m Bonnie and I was born and raised in Minnesota, I moved to Colorado 40+ years ago.  I worked in the corporate world for over 30 years.  I have loved beading and working at The Crazy Merchant for the last 10+ years and can’t think of anything I’d rather be doing. I love the people

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I’m Bobby and I was born in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Colorado when I was 10 years old and never looked back! I have been a part of The Crazy Merchant, Inc. family for the past 13 years! A few of my loves are McDonald’s iced coffee, Costco pizza, and my husband, Dick,

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Ann

Hi, I’m Ann and I am originally from Lacrosse, Wisconsin.  I moved to Colorado in 1969. I was a schoolteacher for 32 years before becoming a proud member of The Crazy Merchant, Inc. team for the past 10 years. I love beading, especially bracelets.  My beading style is best described as “classic contemporary.” When I

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Hi, I’m Amanda, a native of Chicago, I moved to Durango, CO in 1996 and obtained a degree in Psychology. While studying in school, I started to create jewelry designed around different personalities of women, and how they express themselves through creativity. My passion became my business in 2010. In August 2012, I was ecstatic

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