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Candlelights, Beeswax Candles, and Meditation!

The history of candles dates back thousands of years. For centuries, cultures around the world have used candles in ceremonies, rituals, celebrations, as well as for sustainable non-electric lighting. However you use them, candles bring beauty, warmth, light, and comfort into any space.  All of us at the Crystalworks gallery enjoy using candles. Over the years, we were inspired [...]

2024-05-19T18:25:24-07:00May 19th, 2024|

Beekind: The Art, Myth, and Magic of Bees

  For thousands of years, bees have been featured in the art, mythology, and history of humankind. The tiny bee has been revered as both a god and a symbol of collective goodness. Showing up in nearly every culture around the world, bees have been an enduring and priceless part of our collective evolution. Both philosophers and biologists alike have [...]

2024-05-16T11:23:26-07:00May 16th, 2024|

Launch of Our Summer Show & West of Main Art Walk 2024!

  We are thrilled to be participating once again in this year’s West of Main Art Walk! It will be taking place on May 25th & 26th from 11 am - 5:30 pm here at the gallery. We will be featuring the artwork of Natali Baird, the jewelry of Tessa Rand, and our own in-house designs. You can find more [...]

2024-05-03T17:12:28-07:00May 3rd, 2024|

Artist Feature: Natali Baird

We are thrilled to be participating in this year’s Art Walk on May 25th & 26th, and are excited to be featuring the stunning pastels of Natali Baird. My artistic journey has been shaped by education, experience and a passion for teaching. After attending an arts high school and completing the Crafts & Design program at Sheridan College, I [...]

2024-05-21T13:10:28-07:00May 3rd, 2024|

Introducing: Earth Grid Sets

    Welcome to the Crystalworks World of Grids We are delighted to introduce our Earth Grid Sets. Many of us at Crystalworks use gridding in our lives, occasionally creating grids at the gallery in our spare time. When we moved into the new gallery space 18 years ago we used various crystals to grid and cleanse the space.  [...]

2024-04-26T15:28:59-07:00April 25th, 2024|

Functional Crystal Art

      Functional crystal art is a way to make crystals and minerals into useful objects and furnishings that we can incorporate into our daily lives. This can be as simple as a pair of bookends to hold up one's books, a vessel to hold one's keys, or as complex as a lighting feature hardwired into your ceiling, [...]

2024-04-09T15:14:05-07:00November 25th, 2022|

Green Gallery

What makes Crystalworks a ‘Green’ gallery? At Crystalworks we believe that being a “green’ company means more than just using recycled toilet paper (although we do this too). We believe that a green company acts with integrity. We believe that benefiting the environment also means that those that live in the environment are benefited as well. We think that [...]

2020-11-27T07:22:55-08:00November 26th, 2020|

How We Began

Karen's Story As far back as I can remember, rockhounding was a big part of our family’s adventures. One of the most enduring memories I have as a child is trudging through mud and dirt piles in abandoned mine sites looking through the tailing to find garnets and amethyst. We collected fossil on the Gaspe Peninsula, where the shells were [...]

2024-04-16T13:19:38-07:00March 3rd, 2020|

Designer Files: Crystals to Make Your Room Sparkle (The Westender)

Crystalworks has been featured in the Westender as Vancouver's premier destination for crystals: A home is a sanctuary – a sacred space to unwind your mind and recharge your body. It is therefore fundamental to consider what impact the design of your space will have on your personal wellbeing. After visiting the first annual Vancouver Gem & Mineral Show this [...]

2015-09-04T09:55:50-07:00August 30th, 2015|

Crystalworks Featured in the Globe & Mail

We are delighted to have been featured in the Globe & Mail this week, in an article by Laura Goldstein on the rising popularity of gems and minerals as decor for the home and office: “People walk in and gasp,” says Karen Lipsett-Kidd, who owns and runs Crystalworks Gallery in Vancouver with her mother and sister. “It’s awe-inspiring to see [...]

2014-11-28T11:42:49-08:00November 20th, 2014|
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