Announcement   Greetings! Welcome to the nest of my creative expression! Please linger and enjoy. I am grateful for your patronage.

The shop is now hosting my artistic expressions in encaustic medium, acrylic, and craft materials. My goal is to celebrate the divine in our everyday lives through color, expression and positive vibes.

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 29, 2016

Greetings! Welcome to the nest of my creative expression! Please linger and enjoy. I am grateful for your patronage.

The shop is now hosting my artistic expressions in encaustic medium, acrylic, and craft materials. My goal is to celebrate the divine in our everyday lives through color, expression and positive vibes.

Brenda Erickson

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Brenda Erickson

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Gemstones tell the story...

Greetings! Welcome. This store is an off shoot of my previous website www.betulablu.com. At this location, I will be offering one of a kind, funky, and artistic baubles to please your senses and feed the soul. I love, love, LOVE COLOR! and gemstones give me such rich tones to interplay.

Here is some GEMSTONE METAPHYSICAL PROPERTY information to help you make an informed choice:

Amethyst: Amethyst is said to soothe anger, aid patience, help emotional problems and to prevent nightmares. Amethyst enhances creative processes in the mind by promoting spiritual awareness and physic abilities. It calms the mind, providing true insight

Blue Agate: Blue Agate is artificially colored; the natural stone color to be more of a light gray. Agate is a grounding stone. It improves perception and analytical qualities. It is said to balance yin and yang; harmonizing physical and emotional issues. Agate is said to dissipate bitterness and inner anger.

Garnet: Garnet was used long ago by travelers as a charm to ward off accidents. Today, it is said to clear negative energy, bringing serenity and wholeness. Garnet is useful for dissipating anger against oneself. Red garnet is said to open the heart to the ability to accept oneself; fostering love and promoting sexual confidence and energy.

Lapis and Denim Lapis: Thought to be the stone of gods, Lapis embodies the night sky in the speckling of the gold inclusions. Lapis is said to promote dreams and creativity. Harmonizes spiritual and emotional energizes. A powerful thought amplifier; Lapis promotes clarity and objectivity. Lapis is also thought to quickly relieve stress and foster deep peace. A powerful stone.

Onyx: Onyx is said to heal old emotional wounds. This is probably due to its tendency to enable the wearer to obtain wisdom and understanding from life’s strife. Black onyx can help one change negative habits. It imparts confidence and ease in surroundings.

Orange Cornelian: In ancient Egypt, the stone was placed on mummies to assist the dead in their journey to the afterlife. It is said to eliminate the trepidation of death, bringing an acceptance of the natural cycle of life. Orange Carnelian’s paramount property is the ability to ground the mind in the present, allowing clear vision and interpretation of the world around

Pearls: The pearl's unique qualities of luster and iridescence were noted frequently in ancient texts. Freshwater pearls are thought to promote the ability to love and accept oneself, the foundation for receiving and appreciating love from others

Peridot: Shimmering, pale green peridot is an antidote for anger, stress and negative energy. It is said to be a cleanser of the mental and the physical. It is a visionary stone, bringing deep insight and understanding to your destiny and purpose.

Turquoise: Turquoise has been the stone of the gods and goddesses in cultures spanning the globe. It unites energy of the earth and sky, providing for powerful spiritual attunement. It promotes self realization, problem solving and unites and balances the male and female. It is a dispeller of negative energy, providing protection.

Shop members

  • Bren

    Owner, Maker, Curator

    I play at art. It isn't that I am not disciplined and experienced. It is just that I find the process of artistic creation to be absolute joy. I hope you find joy in it as well.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 6, 2017
Greetings! Welcome. I will be offering one of a kind fine art and craft inspired art to please your senses and feed the soul.

I have done my best to describe and photograph the products accurately. If you have any questions, please contact me before purchasing. I am happy to help you make the right decision- I want each creation to find its one perfect owner!

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Klarna
  • Sofort
  • Ideal
  • Paypal
  • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I want you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. If you are not fully satisfied, I will be happy to offer a full refund (less shipping) to you within 15 days of the original purchase date when returned with original packing materials.

Please convo me prior to returning the item to obtain the best address for your return. Shipping charges will only be refunded if the wrong item was sent or if the item has been damaged in transit.
Payment
We accept credit cards, paypal and Etsy gift cards.
All payments must be made in 5 days from purchase.

Any questions or concerns, please feel free to convo me.
Shipping
Books will be shipped using USPS first class mail with mail confirmation. Original artworks will be shipped via ground UPS, so please provide a physical address in the comments field.

All items are shipped with care to ensure the item will be received in perfect condition.