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Jewelry Artist, Author, Teacher, Priestess, Yogini and Intuitive.
Laura Amazzone’s passion for beads and jewelry making has led her to study the historic, ritualistic, and decorative use of jewelry in Goddess-centered cultures around the world since earliest times. Laura has written numerous articles on Goddesses, ritual, myth, and sacred adornment. Laura's book GODDESS DURGA: SACRED FEMALE POWER explores the millennia-old rituals and manifestations of the Goddess in South Asia and honors female creative & sexual power as a divine force. Laura teaches classes and workshops on Goddess spirituality and Eastern religious traditions and is adjunct faculty in the Yoga & Philosophy program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She has published numerous articles discussing myth, ritual, adornment, and the significance of South Asian Goddesses as divine models of female empowerment. She blogs for the…

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  • Born on June 2
  • Joined February 24, 2010

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My necklaces are made of treasures from Mother Earth semi precious stones, Lithuanian amber, shells, bone, wood, glass, seeds, silver and other metals

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About

Jewelry Artist, Author, Teacher, Priestess, Yogini and Intuitive.
Laura Amazzone’s passion for beads and jewelry making has led her to study the historic, ritualistic, and decorative use of jewelry in Goddess-centered cultures around the world since earliest times. Laura has written numerous articles on Goddesses, ritual, myth, and sacred adornment. Laura's book GODDESS DURGA: SACRED FEMALE POWER explores the millennia-old rituals and manifestations of the Goddess in South Asia and honors female creative & sexual power as a divine force. Laura teaches classes and workshops on Goddess spirituality and Eastern religious traditions and is adjunct faculty in the Yoga & Philosophy program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She has published numerous articles discussing myth, ritual, adornment, and the significance of South Asian Goddesses as divine models of female empowerment. She blogs for the Religion section of the Huffington Post and has a column called Path of the Yogini at Feminist.com's microsite, Our Inner Lives. She lives in Venice, California.

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