Bookstore plans art festival demonstrations

Crystal Books and Gifts will host demonstrations by author and artist Virginia Jensen as part of the art festival planned for Oct. 6 and 7 in downtown Grand Junction.

Jensen will demonstrate her techniques for beadwork and sell her finished jewelry from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 6 as well as 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the store, 439 Main St.

Jensen has written three books featuring her original beadwork designs as well as her own instructions and illustrations. Her designs also have appeared in Bead & Button magazine. She has taught her techniques locally and at the international Bead & Button Show.

For more information about Crystal Books and Gifts, call 242-5181 or visit