Announcement I am obsessed with Shaman rituals, ethnic symbolism and tribal folklore. I love to create mysterious, symbolic decor and wearable art. For more unique tribal crafts, please visit my other shops - www.Etsy.com/shop/WitchesHammer & http://www.Witches-Hammer.com
I am obsessed with Shaman rituals, ethnic symbolism and tribal folklore. I love to create mysterious, symbolic decor and wearable art. For more unique tribal crafts, please visit my other shops - www.Etsy.com/shop/WitchesHammer & http://www.Witches-Hammer.com
Margaret Hazelwood on May 17, 2016
Love the size and since its fabric it's functional as well as beautiful
exley88921 on May 4, 2016
Very quick and personable. Thank you Virginia for helping me with this beautiful personalized gift!!!!
Kathleen O on Apr 14, 2016
This Maori talisman pendant is awesome! I love wearing it. Thanks so much for the Mayan sun magnet.
My Artistic Journey - From Salty Dog to Desert Rat
I grew up in California and left to study NW Coast Indian art history and textile design at the University of Washington, Seattle. I finished with a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Arizona State University. I took a slew of anthropology & art history courses and developed a passion for Pre-Columbian, African, Haitian, Native American, Mayan, Inca and Viking archaeological designs. I found a cheap way to travel so I could experience some of these artifacts first-hand.
For 10 years, I had a dream-job working for an Art Gallery in the Caribbean. I lived on my (old) boat and sailed island-to-island. I even made it as far as Cape Town, South Africa.
Sadly, I lost my boat in a hurricane and limped back to sunny Tucson, Arizona, to regroup (and dry out my wrinkled toes). I found an old "fixer-upper" house and began creating jewelry and tribal decor inspired by the Shamanistic symbols and artifacts I had seen. It became an obsession... I painted tribal theme designs on wood furniture, gourds, wind chimes, mirror frames, even walls of my house! I built a trellis for growing gourds, and a small art studio, as every room in my house was crammed full of ongoing art projects.
A few years ago, I discovered Etsy and have been grateful ever since, for the opportunity to share my passion with symbolic, ethnic designs. (I don't think I could ever stop creating things, even if I won the Lottery!) I think it's more meditative therapy for me, than work.
Esprit Mystique means "Mystical Spirit" in French. I hope you find these symbolic creations meaningful, and that their spirits "speak" to you, as they "speak" to me.
Warmly from sunny Tucson, Arizona,
Virginia & 3 English Springer Spaniel furry kids
Designs at Esprit-Mystique dot com
Thank you for stopping by! I hope you found something that "speaks" to your vagabond spirit.
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