An experimental workshop for the alchemy of traditional intuition and modern day magic by Steven Odell.

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Subtle Tool Arts Trunk Show (4.5.13)

Subtle Tool Arts Trunk Show (4.5.13)

This was the first collaborative trunk show between Lotus Lazuli and Second Nature Subtle Tools. See collaboration page for more details. read full post →

A Visit to the Mother of the Forest

A Visit to the Mother of the Forest

posted on: April 12, 2013
in: Tales, Tea Times

This twilight tea was an offering of thanks to the Mother of the Forest for Second Nature Subtle Tools’ first trunk show collaboration with Lotus Lazuli. Tea was poured to honor the creative flow of the cosmos and the auspicious blossoming of our subtle tool partnership. read full post →

Pi Day (3.14.13)

Pi Day (3.14.13)

posted on: April 12, 2013
in: Tales, Tea Times

Pi Day is a day of the year celebrated by all Math lovers. It marks when the date in the year lines up with the circumference of a circle, 3.14. We chose to celebrate this day outside with tea, wands and round crystals. 3.14 was had all around. read full post →

Tucson Gem Show 2013: Azozeo and the Avatar of the Nameless Light

Tucson Gem Show 2013: Azozeo and the Avatar of the Nameless Light

posted on: April 12, 2013
in: Crystal Journals, Tales

My initial response in hearing of the existence of an even higher frequency Azeztulite was something like this, “Azozeo, Super Activated Azeztulite! Here we go again!” I told my friend and crystal cohort Gretchen as she read out the article on the newly emergent material from Heaven and Earth in this year’s Metaguide, the go-to metaphysical catalogue for all the extra-sensitive truth-seeking, crystal geeks like us who descend on the south-western Arizonan desert every February for the city-wide Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. read full post →

Tucson Gem Show 2013: Chasing a Vein of Stars

Tucson Gem Show 2013: Chasing a Vein of Stars

posted on: April 12, 2013
in: Tales, Tea Times

During the 2013 Tuscon Gem and Mineral Show, a group of us shared a house together while we were in town crystal hunting. There was ample opportunity for crystals and tea. What emerged was a highly charged collage of crystals. This is only some of the magic experienced this year. The rest is in the stories of the stones. read full post →