November 2023 Bead of the Month - "Having had a child who was ill, Carol can appreciate the difficulties of medical experiences and beads bring her joy. It is her wish that her beads help kids and families find joy when they need it most."It is my hope that my colorful beads put a smile on a sick child's face."- Carol Crye
About the artist: Carol Crye works as a nurse practitioner full-time and enjoys lampworking and quilting in her free time. Carol has been lampworking for 24 years and generously donates her beautiful beads to Beads of Courage to become Act of Courage Beads in our flagship program.