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Understanding Cataracts and Their Treatment

As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, and our eyes are no exception. Cataracts, a common eye condition, can…

The Artistic Struggle: How Presbyopia Impacts the Vision of Artists

What is presbyopia? Presbyopia is an age-related condition that affects the eye’s ability to focus on near objects. As we…

Customer Corner – Silversmith & Lapidary Artist Erika Martenson

While most CraftOptics’ creators specialize in one art form, Erika Martenson is a bit unique in that she’s both a…

Customer Corner – Chris Mode, Jewelry, Metalwork, Beadwork and Leatherwork Artist

Love the excitement of a new artistic challenge? Find yourself looking for something new to try once you’ve mastered the…

Customer Corner – Candace Stribling, Jewelry Artist

This month, we’re excited to introduce you to jewelry maker Candace Stribling. Candace describes her pieces as contemporary and minimalist,…

Customer Corner – Kathleen Krucoff, Jewelry Artist

Meet jewelry creator Kathleen Krucoff. Kathleen loves to work with gold, silver, natural stones, gemstones and more. And her fabulous…

Customer Corner – Art Metal Artist Bill Howard

We’re excited to introduce you to Bill Howard. Art metal artist—and raconteur of the first order—Bill has worked in metal…

Your prescription-related questions answered!

Prescription-related questions tend to be what most customers ask about when they call our company or visit our website. With…

Better posture for pain-free creating. Here’s how.

You’re in the zone on a great project: An amazing piece of art is coming to life at your fingertips…

Customer Corner – Beki Haley, Bead Artist & Instructor

Long-time CraftOptics customer, Beki Haley, has been beading for almost 50 years. She has over 30 years of experience teaching,…

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