Om: The Sound of the Universe

Om is a sacred sound/mantra and an important, spiritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism. Today, it is fairly recognizable symbol worldwide. It often appears in the beginning and end of most Sanskrit prayers. Many people believe that this slow, calming chant is the sound that was made when all of creation came into existence. People … Continue Reading

Labradorite: The Northern Lights Stone

Labradorite has been a very popular stone since it was first discovered in 1770 on the isle of Paul in Labrador, Canada. Since the discovery of Labradorite, it has been found in parts of Russia, Madagascar, Australia, and Finland. It is a feldspar, meaning it is a rock that consists of aluminosilicates of potassium, calcium, … Continue Reading

Learn Your Stones: Aquamarine

Aquamarine which means “water of the sea” in Latin, is a beautiful blue to blue/green stone that is a member of the Beryl family and commonly found in Brazil, Russia, Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania, and even Colorado. It is the birthstone for March and the gem for the 19th wedding anniversary. Aquamarine is associated with the … Continue Reading

Know Your Symbols: Meditation Buddha

The Meditation Buddha, also known as ‘Sleeping’ Buddha or Serenity Buddha, symbolizes peace and calmness. It can be helpful for those who wish to improve their meditation skills. The faint smile depicts the serene nature and nobility after reaching enlightment. All in all, the sleeping Buddha is a great symbol for those who are seeking … Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Norwalk’s Pearl Show

Join us Wednesday, June 22nd at our extraordinary, in-store Pearl Show. We will be unveiling tons of NEW Freshwater Pearls in exquisite shapes and beautiful colors. Shop a wide selection of high quality baroque pearls, large-hole pearls, round pearls, and more. The show will be held from 10:30am to 5:30pm. We look forward to seeing … Continue Reading

Our New and Improved Class Schedule!

Every week, we offer beginner jewelry making classes to those who have never made jewelry before, or for beaders who would just like to perfect their skills in bead stringing or wire wrapping. For students who have already mastered these skills, we also offer advanced jewelry making classes every week, such as Macrame on Sundays … Continue Reading