mfullmer85 on Feb 19, 2017
Great energy to it!!
tiwanda47 on Feb 1, 2017
Great little baskets. Just as described. They came quickly and perfect.
Artist Tree Curios is a magical variety store of curious creations either handmade or hand selected by artist Tree Pruitt.
Creating crafts, paintings, and collecting magical mysterious old objects have been life long interests of mine. Since childhood I've enjoyed using things that I'd find to create my own unique expressions. I'm an entirely self-taught artist, having studied art history and techniques on my own via book stores, libraries, and personal trial. I learned many craft techniques by crafting along side my mother, grandmother, and Native American friends. I strive to use high quality materials, and when I do use reclaimed and/or natural materials I make sure they are clean; all wood sticks are heat sanitized. Recycling and up-cycling are important to me, and that shows in the variety of items that I create. I like to take the things that I've learned over the years and mix it all together to find new things to craft, paint, or draw mainly because I have such fun doing it! I'm glad to be able to share my creations and make them available to others.
One of the things that I enjoy making most is jewelry. I offer handmade jewelry and jewelry components made with stones, natural materials, brass, copper, and silver wire. All of the work is done by hand with simple tools; I never use a wire jig. When I make hammered metal pieces I use a small hammer that my grandfather used to create his own jewelry during the Second World War era. My metalwork is finished generally with a coat of quality preservation wax, though I do leave some pieces uncoated so that other artists may find it easy to incorporate the component into their own work. My hammered copper findings and charms are often enjoy by assemblage artists as well as jewelry artists to incorporate into their own pieces. I never use plastic beads, but am very fond of gemstone and glass. Most of my jewelry is inspired by the ancient Greek Minoans of Crete, Native American cultures, and modern metaphysical beliefs.
I've studied fine art, conservation methods, anthropology, and the occult for over 30 years, leading me to focus much of my creative time on ritual tool making; Wood wands for magick and ceremonial meditation rattles are my areas of specialty where I often enjoy using primitive North American methods pre-dating the 1900's with my own interpretation of style. I am also a Pagan hedge witch, therefore all of my ritual tools are crafted within a positive phase of the Moon and with loving attention. I enjoy adding a touch of metaphysical magic to everything that I do, including making good luck charms and wire wrapped stone amulets.
In addition to fine art paintings I paint spiritual themed and totem animal wildlife stones. These stones are called Spiritkeepers Stones. I only paint spiritual symbols and totem animal images on these rocks. Many of them are paperweight sized. Some are painted as Wicca altar pentacles, and all are carefully coated with a protective clear varnish.
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Owner, Maker, Artist
I like things that are curious and to create things that invoke curiosity; most are inspired by ancient art and world spirituality. I lovingly craft and/or hand select every item in my store.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
- Money Order
- Other Method
Accepted payment via PayPal, credit/debit card via PayPal or Direct Checkout. If you must write a personal check please contact me before mailing your payment.
Please be sure that your shipping address is listed correctly with Etsy, and notify me as soon as possible if your order is to be shipped to a different address from your own.
Indiana State residents may be charged additional sales tax, which will be shown during checkout.
International shoppers are responsible for any taxes, duties, or other charges as required by the shoppers local laws.
Your order will be packed well for safe delivery. Please note that being 'green' is important to me, so I sometimes re-use clean shipping materials and new dry-food boxes. I also endeavor to add little paperwork to packages, and I use post-consumer recycled papers, inks, plastics, and cardboard whenever possible to reduce our combined carbon footprint. If you do need to have a physical receipt for your order one can be printed from within the Etsy system.
COMBINED SHIPPING: *If you're purchasing multiple items from this shop, and you feel that your combined shipping total is too high, please do contact me BEFORE making payment. I may be able to make an adjustment for you, thereby reducing the cost.
SHIPPING TIME: Most packages will be shipped within 1 to 3 business days. Orders paid by DIRECT CHECKOUT cannot be shipped until the transaction clears the bank, which may take an additional 3-5 business days. Please note that Holidays and severe weather conditions may delay mail service. If you need your order shipped faster then please contact me so that we may find a solution that best fits your needs.
INTERNATIONAL: At this time I mainly ship within the USA, but shoppers from other countries may contact me if International shipping is not shown in an item description. Restrictions may prohibit shipment of some natural materials to certain countries, and any taxes or tariffs are the responsibility of the buyer; Please be sure before checkout.
Refunds and Exchanges
Additional policies and FAQs
*DISCLAIMER: In my creations I endeavor to use materials that most anyone can enjoy, however some items, especially natural materials such as animal parts, may not be legal to own in some locations. All materials that I use are legal to own or sell in the state of Indiana. If I discover that an item has been ordered and requested shipped to a state where I know that restrictions exist I will cancel the order with a refund, but ultimately a buyer is responsible for knowing his/her individual state restrictions.
Some items containing fur or herbs may trigger allergic reactions in some individuals.
This shop assumes no liability. The buyer assumes all responsibility for items ordered.*