Happy Thanksgiving! The Sun entered social Sagittarius this week, setting off a wave of gatherings, feasts, gift-giving and celebrations! The jolly Sag season always gets off to a fab start with Thanksgiving festivities. It’s the time of year to get together with family and friends, share the fall harvest, and exchange stories, gifts, and good times. Sagittarius is also a thoughtful season, as we reflect on the past year and the blessings we’ve received. Here in Taos, the mountain peaks are dusted white, and the snow geese and sandhill cranes begin flying South to escape the incoming cold. The days are getting shorter and the night fires are glowing longer. From our vantage point on the Earth’s northern hemisphere, the Sun continues to retreat into the Southern sky until the Winter Solstice. The Christmas celebration occurs at the point when the Sun’s movement back North and the lengthening of the days can be easily seen. There are many different festivals of light during December ~ check out this blog post for spiritual gift ideas to honor your awesomely diverse friends and family!
We are very thankful for you, our blog readers and Etsy customers, for sharing this magical journey with us! As a way of extending our gratitude, we’re having a big SALE in our Etsy shop from now until December 1st ~ we’re offering 10-15% off everything, including sale items already reduced up to 60%! This is our best sale of the year, and it’s a great opportunity to pick up a one of kind collector stone, or splurge on an extravagant pair of earrings! Check out some of these great Holiday specials:
Huge Aquamarine Crystal
Looking for an outstanding prize crystal for your collection, or a showpiece to upgrade your Winter decor? This chunky raw aquamarine crystal is perfect with it’s icy blue color, gemmy translucency, and glossy surfaces. The rare collector stone is currently priced at 40% off, and with the additional 15% savings, it’s a great time to invest in this exceptional crystal. It would also make an incredible holiday gift for a nature enthusiast or crystal lover!
Poker Chip Calcite with Pyrite Druzy
This rare mineral specimen is festive with its sparkling gold druzy and white hexagonal crystals. The flat rhomboids are known as “poker chip” calcite crystals and they’re growing on pointy “dogtooth” calcites that are covered with gold pyrite druzy crystals. This collector specimen is now on sale for 15% off, and will make excellent Winter decor or a unique Holiday gift!
Huge Botryoidal and Fibrous Malachite Mineral Specimen
Here’s an amazing collector stone with a deep emerald green color perfectly suited for the Holidays: a huge organic copper plate covered in shimmering green botryoidal and fibrous malachite! This rare mineral specimen from Zaire, Africa would make a fabulous showpiece all year round. It’s already specially priced at 25% off, and with the extra 15% sale, this is a great opportunity to own this museum grade specimen!
Multi Gemstone Rainbow Earrings
Looking for a fabulous women’s gift or a decadent pair of gemstone earrings? Check out these handmade beauties featuring a rainbow of faceted natural stones: tourmaline, kyanite, garnet, blue topaz, peridot, apatite, citrine, amethyst and scapolite! These one of a kind luxury earrings are already priced at 30% off, and with the extra 15% off, this is the time to add some color to your jewelry collection!
Watermelon Tourmaline Crystal
This pink and green watermelon tourmaline crystal would make a lavish stocking stuffer for the rock collector on your list! The raw natural crystal has beautiful color with gemmy translucency and nice form with striated surfaces. The gemstone is specially priced at 25% off, and with the additional 15% off, it’s a fabulous deal!
Huge Liddicoatite Tourmaline
Perhaps you’ve been really, really good this year – then this amazing watermelon tourmaline crystal is for you! The one of a kind liddicoatite tourmaline from Madagascar has a pink core with striated green sides and multiple triangular prismatic tips with thin pink growth layers at the terminations! This exceptional natural crystal is priced at 30% off, and with the additional 15% off, it’s time to reward yourself!
Peach Moonstone and Iolite Earrings
These celestial earrings are perfect for the Holiday season! Shimmering stars of faceted peach moonstone dangle below periwinkle iolite wire-wrapped onto 14k gold-filled chain. They’re specially priced at 25% off, and with an additional 10%, these beautiful earrings make an unforgettable (and affordable) gift!
Scolecite Crystal Specimen
Our last Holiday special is a rare Scolecite mineral specimen with fans of white to clear linear crystals like interwoven ice formations! This one of a kind crystal cluster is perfect for Winter decor, and it’s specially priced at 10% off, with an addition 10% at checkout. Be sure to see all of the specials throughout our Etsy shop, now through December 1st!
With the plethora of goodies and the whirlwind of activities going on, it’s important to slow down and remember the practice of “gratitude”. The simplest way is noticing the gifts and bounty surrounding you, and feeling grateful for all of your blessings. Going deeper into a gratitude lifestyle, every moment becomes precious, our lives become treasures, and so does all life around us, from people to pets to the environment. When we exchange gratefulness, it raises the energy in an exponential way. Thoughtfulness for what we have draws more abundance! Aligning our energy with the ever-expanding universe opens the channels for infinite possibilities of growth.
This Thanksgiving, let’s embrace a deep level of mindful awareness that celebrates the gift of the present moment, everything in it, and all of the abundance to come. What are you grateful for right now? (The featured image of the cornucopia and the candle above is from pixabay ~ thanks!)