Throughout history, jewelry has been worn in various cultures and religions and even played an important role in many. By simply putting on one piece of jewelry - or even a few, you can change up your entire look. In some cultures, jewelry has also been used for healing or to classify various status roles. Learn some of the benefits of wearing jewelry every day or for specific occasions.
Enhance Your Everyday Look with Jewelry
We all have our own unique style that shines in our everyday outfits. Buying jewelry to accent that look is one way to really make it pop. Finding the best jewelry for your look involves shopping around. Try searching for styles that match your style, such as goth, punk, boho, couture, and more.
You also may find the best jewelry by searching for unique, handcrafted artisan items. Oftentimes, these are made so that there is only one and no one else will have your look. Look into custom handmade jewelry as well.
Bring Out Your Unique Features
The shape of the right necklace can help outline your unique neckline and enhance your appearance. Earrings are often used to draw attention to the ears and face. Nose rings, eyebrow piercings, and other facial piercings are often used to accent specific areas of the face as well.
Show off or enhance your wrists or ankles with bracelets and anklets. You can do the same with your fingers and toes. Enhance your look in these areas by adding one or more rings.
Utilize the Healing Properties of Jewelry
Did you know that some jewelry can actually contain healing properties? There is beaded jewelry made from healing stones, jewelry with medicinal herbal satchels, blessed jewelry, and more. When buying jewelry specifically for healing, be sure to choose an artisan that has made the jewelry specifically with your intent in mind.
Intent-sive Nature is an example of one store that infuses each piece of jewelry with good intent, as well as the specific healing need. This is done using healing energy from the artisan, crystals, stones, herbs, and other items, both physical and ethereal. You can buy custom herbal satchels or mojo bags for dreams, healing jewelry made from stones and other items, and much more!. Duct Tape My Heart is another example of a store with healing in mind. Each piece is blessed by a natural healer.
Represent Your Culture or Beliefs
Many people wear jewelry to symbolize a specific religion, cause, or culture. For instance, some might consider buying jewelry with a pink ribbon to symbolize breast cancer awareness. Others wear crosses to represent Christianity-based religions.
Some may wear a pentacle to represent protection from evil or the Om symbol or peace sign to represent peace. When buying jewelry, it you may consider the meaning behind jewelry, if any. Specific stones may hold special meanings as well, beyond the healing properties mentioned above.
Choosing and Buying Jewelry
When you’re buying jewelry, choose pieces that accent your clothing, as well as your body. It’s important to have multiple pieces of jewelry because not every piece will go with every outfit or purpose. Finding the best jewelry is all about knowing exactly the look you wish to achieve.
When you see the right piece of jewelry for each specific need, you will know. Choose based on moods, styles, colors, and more. When buying jewelry, give yourself a good selection to look the best every day or best represent your cause, purpose, or belief in multiple ways.
Browse our unique collection of handcrafted jewelry at Intent-sive Nature. Preview some below.
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A large part of selling jewelry online involves having awesome jewelry product photos. When people buy jewelry from the internet, they need to have a clear picture of what they’re getting. When taking cell phone photography, there are some key tips to help you take awesome jewelry product photos.
Focus Your Cell Phone Camera
Before you start taking jewelry product photos, learn how to focus your cell phone camera. Most smartphones will either auto-focus when still for a few seconds. or require you to tap the screen a few times to focus on a specific area. It can help to purchase a separate macro lens made specifically for cell phone photography. This is true of most smaller objects, including jewelry.
Use a Cell Phone Photography Tripod
Using a tripod will help prevent issues that occur with shaky hands or focusing properly. It can also help you to use your cell phone camera at various angles, no matter how awkward. You can easily use an inexpensive tripod for jewelry photos. However, if you will be taking photos in which your jewelry is positioned up high or in places where you would need more than the usual small cell phone photography tripod. Tripods are great for taking timed photos to reduce the effects of shaking and other motion.
Lighting is Key for Awesome Jewelry Product Photos
Take awesome jewelry product photos by paying close attention to the lighting. For most jewelry photos, the lighting needs to be soft but not dim. This is why many jewelry product photos are taken outside. This is great when cell phone photography is the method you choose. Cell phones typically take the best photos outdoors. If you cannot take photos outside, you may also wish to try using a lightbox. For either method, try turning the flash off on your cell phone. This is because the flash can cause glare in jewelry product photos.
Edit Your Cell Phone Photos with a Good Photo Editing App
You shouldn’t have to do too much to your jewelry product photos, if you take them right. However, a little bit of touch-up editing can give you really awesome jewelry product photos. For instance, if you need the background completely white and there are non-white areas, you can solve this with a photo editor. You can also sharpen images or make certain areas stand out more than others.
You really can take awesome jewelry product photos with a cell phone. All it takes is a few simple techniques. Remember that to sell your jewelry online, you really need to show it off. The best way to do so is to showcase it with great photos. Try out a few of these techniques today and see how much more often people purchase jewelry products.
Even if you don't usually wear jewelry, here's why I say everyone NEEDS healing jewelry. This can be true, regardless of whether you are a religious person or not. Gemstones and other tools used in healing jewelry are often not connected to a specific faith, but rather hold a special meaning for the wearer. This means they can be utilized by all faiths or even those who are atheist or hold no specific belief or label.
What Is Healing Jewelry?
Healing jewelry can be many things. What it is actually depends on the person, as well as the intent put into it. But, it generally includes gemstones, crystals, items from the Earth, items that are symbolic in some way, or all of the above.
Why Do I Need Healing Jewelry?
Well, this is something that has a different answer for everyone. Have you been having trouble sleeping? Have you been ill? Do you need good luck in obtaining a business position? Do you need more calmness in your life? More positivity? More love? More acceptance?
Do you need protection from negative energies or a specific person or entity? Everyone has something that they need in their life. Healing jewelry is a simple way to help that along just by wearing something beautiful and unique to you.
Many people feel naked without their healing or protective jewelry, as it serves a purpose nothing else can, since it is especially customized to each person, whether by the crafter or by consecration of the wearer upon receipt.
Some compare being without their healing jewelry to a Christian person being without their bible or prayer. It is simply a tool used to better connect with yourself and the natural world, much like a Christian would use prayer or the bible to connect with their God.
How Do I Know What My Healing Jewelry Means?
These items all have special meanings to the wearer, whether these meanings are specific or not. Over time, people from various cultures and belief systems have come to associate gemstones and other natural items with specific meanings, based on experience, as well as what ancestors, spirits, or nature might tell them to use it for. This is true of symbols, animals, and other items as well.
But, this is where it gets even trickier. Sometimes the wearer might have a special meaning behind something that no one else has. What if the wearer has a bond with butterflies because they remind them of a loved one who is passed on? What if the wearer has communicated with nature and felt their own meaning?
In this case, the traditional meanings may hold less weight than the wearer's personal bond and feeling with the items. I always tell people to go with your own feelings, intuitions, communications, and so on before what other people say because only you know what something is to you personally.
How Do I Know Which Meanings Or Sellers To Trust?
Intent also has a stronger force, so be careful who you get your healing items from. Be sure it is one who has the same intent as you do when they make the item. Rest assured, all of my items only have good will intended and I only put out the intent specified on their listings when wielding them.
But again, you have no way of knowing I'm telling the truth here. So, a little bit of good faith is needed. Also, I always recommend everyone do a good cleansing of any items they purchase, even from me. This is for safety and even just for your own peace of mind.
One thing to watch out for is that some people make things purely for the money and just rattle off a bunch of items just to get them out there. This isn't good when it comes to healing jewelry because it needs to have the proper combinations of things as well as the proper procedures and intent put into it.
Even though I do sell my healing jewelry, the bigger reason I do so is to help people. What doesn't go to worthy causes goes to my family, as well as back into the healing jewelry so that I can get more out there. Find out more in "What Is The Meaning Behind Healing Jewelry by Lyn Lomasi at Intent-sive Nature?"
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You can find all my healing jewelry at Intent-sive Nature, our family healing, hobby, & arts store. Preview some below.
Last updated 11/01/2021
Make It Rain Manifestation Earrings And Bracelet Set by Lyn Lomasi (Handmade By A Shaman)
Ocean Sky Healing Waters Bracelet And Earrings Set by Lyn Lomasi (Handmade By A Shaman)
I'm Lyn Lomasi and among many ventures, I create healing jewelry in our family healing, hobby, & arts store, Intent-sive Nature. What qualifies myself & fellow artists and what's the meaning behind our healing jewelry?
Intuitive Healing of the Heart, Mind, Body, & Soul
Ever since I was a small child, I've always been a natural intuitive healer, as well as a creator of many artforms. Before I was too young to know what it was and what my calling would come to be, I always had an interest in helping and healing others through love and nature's energies. I always seem to know what people and animals need when they are sick, feeling down, or otherwise needing some sort of help or guidance. These people and animals are drawn to me and myself to them and I have saved or helped many.
This empathic nature inside of me has been true for as long as I can remember. It is also what led me to other artisans who share the gift of healing and empathy. Anyone who crafts for Intent-sive Nature must respect nature, as well as have intuitive healing gifts. They also must be a close family member or friend that shares the same natural vibrations. This way, the positive intent and healing put into the items is authentic and connected, no matter which of us crafts the item.
Becoming an Expert Intuitive Healer
Again, I am a natural intuitive healer. Throughout the years, I've learned to accept my intuitiveness and healing capabilities. Some have come to me through dreams or discussions with ancient ancestors. Others seem to have been there from the beginning. Accepting this eventually led to studying various religions and traditions of my ancestors and others. Those I have most been drawn to include many Native American traditions (which makes sense as I do have a great deal of native heritage), Ancient Kemet (Egypt) and other African traditions (which is also deep in my heritage), as well as wisdom from several other cultures and religions that acknowledge the natural vibrations in ourselves and natural objects, like crystals.
However, it is important to note that we do not infuse our items with any specific religion unless asked, nor do we insert any specific religion into our natural healing unless asked. We do not believe in a specific religion, but rather we are spiritual and in line with God, our ancestors, and the Earth. First and foremost, we are purely about healing the soul. Some may refer to our healing actions and abilities as Shamanic, since we rely on the forces of nature to wield our creations and nurture the mind, body, and soul.
This is where our parent company's name (Brand Shamans) came from. Any of us who are on the healing and artisan team have been referred to as a Shaman or similar type of healer by another, as well as had one or more spiritual journeys before we claimed the title for ourselves. Though not all of us were raised within a tribe, we all must also have some type of ancestral lineage that points to the original or indigenous peoples of America, Africa, or elsewhere. Some have more than others. But we all have these origins.
About Our Artisan Healing Jewelry
Our artisan healing jewelry is completely one of a kind. Each piece is made using energy from the artisan's heart and soul, as well as from nature. Some speak to ancestors or to God. If any specific religion is used, it will be stated. It's our mission to help people heal their mind, body, and soul while expressing themselves with the pieces created uniquely for them.
Myself and any other artisans feel the natural vibrations of each component (such as gemstones and crystals, which have their own energies and meanings) and that tells us what they want to become, based on several factors. When it's a custom piece, what that person wants and needs is also factored in.
About Gemstone Meanings & Healing Interpretations
We simply use what the Earth provides to us all. If you do the research, you will easily see that gemstone meanings and the healing interpretations of each stone tend to be the same throughout various cultures and belief systems throughout the world.
This is because they are a natural occurrence and the gemstones and crystals are not associated with any one religion or belief system. They are simply a tool that can be used as both the creator and wearer intend for them to be used. Intent is a very strong force and must be used wisely and accurately.
The Importance of Intent During Creation of Healing Jewelry
Intent is extremely important when choosing an artisan for your healing jewelry. If your jewelry is to heal, the artisan should be one that only works with positive intent and has only good intentions, YOUR greater purpose, and YOUR healing in mind during the creation of the project. It is possible to do this with general pieces, as well as custom pieces if the artisan puts the correct intent into the pieces.
However, be aware of those who will perform actions for others that may have ill will in mind. This is something you will never see our Brand Shamans think about. We only ever put out love, positive vibrations, and healing thoughts or intent when creating any protection or healing jewelry.
We do not create pieces that would wish harm upon anyone, no matter the price you wish to pay. If this is what you seek, look elsewhere. We are healers and will only practice good will actions.
The Importance of Cleansing, Intent, & Charging
Cleansing of the crystals and stones, as well as putting intent into them and charging them under a full moon are also important. The full moon gives these natural stones an extra burst of energy. All of our healing crystals and gemstones have been cleansed with good intent by our artisans, as well as charged under a full moon. We do this whenever we get a new shipment of crystals and stones, even if we need to wait to use them.
We also recharge all of the stones and crystals in stock each time there is a full moon and if possible, we charge the jewelry once it is made. The cleansing is something the wearer should do upon receiving them as well. This is to ensure that all energies are toward the wearer and any negative energies from others are wiped clean.
What Materials Do We Use?
Some of the materials we use include natural crystals and gemstones, glass and stone beads, nickel-free findings, recycled vintage jewelry parts, and many other materials. Being green is important to us for preserving the earth, so we like to use items from nature, as well as used or vintage items that can be repurposed or upcycled to help create less waste and more enjoyment.
If you still have questions about our healing jewelry, feel free to Contact Us.
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Updated to include more artisans, as Lyn Lomasi is the main artisan, but no longer the only artisan.
Updated for clarity and to reflect new store name (Intent-sive Nature was formerly Crafts For A Purpose)
See all of our healing jewelry at Intent-sive Nature. Preview some of our designs below.
Why should you wear white crystals? Learn this as well as the meanings for the color white in crystals. As with much of our information and craft work, meanings are derived from a combination of Native American healing methods, as well as Earth Magick.
White Crystal Meanings
The color white itself holds a special meaning in many cultures. It is no different when considering the power of white crystals in healing, as well as in Earth Magick.
The following meanings have been associated with white crystals for both of these purposes:
Why Should You Wear White Crystals?
If you need help with protection, balancing your aura, peace, calmness, purity, bringing about the rain, or any of the other meanings above, this is the crystal you need to wear. It is important to wear and touch the white crystals with intent for your needs in order to draw from their energy. Jewelry is one of the easiest ways you can wear your white crystals for protection and other means.
Find our white crystal jewelry in the Natural Healing Gemstone Jewelry & Talismans section of Intent-sive Nature
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by Rayne L. Desertsong; Rainbow Warrior & Contributing Writer
If you need to know where to buy protection spell jewelry, you can go about it in multiple ways. When making your decision on which of the following to choose, know that not all protective jewelry is made equal. It takes someone with experience in both the artisan side, as well as the spiritual side to create an effective piece. Also, many healers (such as our artisans at Intent-sive Nature) do not call their creations "spells". Protective jewelry, talisman, or healing jewelry may be more appropriate names, depending on the artisan. Learn about some of the best methods for finding protective jewelry.
Find a Spiritual Healer Who Crafts Protective Jewelry
Spiritual healers are well-versed in the specific elements of the Earth that have healing properties. Many prefer to work with someone of native descent, whether they were raised this way or not. This is because people of native descent have a specific connection with nature that is inherent, no matter how they are raised. Some of them may use this knowledge to make handcrafted protective jewelry that can be worn for specific needs and intent. Such jewelry may use certain colors, stones, and herbs.
Seek Out Someone Who is Connected to Nature
Someone connected to nature will understand the importance of utilizing specific elements to obtain a specific need or desire. This may include writing down your intent in a journal and using herbs, gemstones, or other tools. A good crafter of protection jewelry will only utilize good forces.
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I am one of the artisans and spiritual healers at Intent-sive Nature. Anyone who creates our healing jewelry has to have studied all about the healing materials of the Earth, spiritual healing from many cultures, and must be of native descent. Our art comes straight from the heart with knowledge and good intention.
I have met the above and have been crafting jewelry since I was a child. This protection jewelry is special, since it combines many methods with the forces of nature.
Learn more: What is the Meaning Behind Intent-sive Nature Healing Jewelry?
Feel welcome to browse some of our current natural healing protection jewelry items below. We also take custom orders if you need something more personal.
Custom Dream Protection Mojo Bag To Banish Bad Dreams And Gain Peaceful Sleep
Are you or your child haunted by bad dreams? Banish nightmares and negative energy with this custom dream protection mojo bag for adults and children. Get a peaceful night's sleep with a customized dream intent just for you or your child.
We utilize Mother Earth's energy and blend calming herbs and spices to create your personalized dream experience.
Once the herbs have been mixed and prepared, they are placed inside burlap, wrapped with an appropriate cord, finished with a charm or stone chosen specifically for you, and then blessed and charged with protection (and any other chosen intent) by a healer.
To use the dream protection mojo bag, place it under your pillow or near your bed at night when you go to sleep. This special dream protection mojo bag can be used on both adults and children. However, be sure that it is placed where a child cannot reach it, such as sewn inside the mattress, hung above the bed, or another inaccessible place that it will still be effective.
Healing Artisan: Lyn Lomasi
DO NOT EAT. Herbs are mixed for intent purposes, not food purposes, and may not be made of edible plants.
(*Crystal, herbal, healing, and magic interpretations are for informational purposes only. Please do your own research. Individual results, beliefs, and spell usage may vary. We are not responsible for your use, misuse, or interpretations of any magic-related info or products. Be safe and be wise.)
Looking for some magical, celestial, or fantasy jewelry for yourself or for gifts? This jewelry is so much fun to wear and so versatile. Choose one or multiple!
Looking for the perfect pieces to wear on Christmas or to give as jewelry gifts for loved ones? Here are some beautiful red, green, and other holiday and festive jewelry selections to accent any winter wardrobe!
When gifting to loved ones, you can also give to homeless pets AND support small businesses! Here's how to make every gift count more than once!
Did you know that over 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters every year? Astounding isn't it? You can help each time you need a unique handcrafted gift.
Intent-sive Nature makes very unique jewelry and other handcrafted items and donates a portion of every single purchase to animal shelters. We have rescued sheltered pets, as well as helped prevent some from going to the shelters. But we can't save every animal ourselves. We need your help, since they can't all come live with us!
To help, simply visit Intent-sive Nature and pick out a gift or two, or three, or five... and then make your purchase. We will send you a confirmation email with a photograph/snapshot of the receipt showing where we donated to help out shelter pets! Don't see what you like? We even take custom orders.
This way, you not only make your loved one smile with a one-of-a-kind gift that is handcrafted with love, but you make shelter animals smile too! We also like to throw in handmade dog and cat toys as often as possible too. The more that is purchased, the more we can help out.
We often use profits left over after donations to restock the store, as well as make special toys for the shelter animals to play with. You make that possible!
About Intent-sive Nature And Our Mission/Dedication
Intent-sive Nature was founded in order to help pets located in animal shelters. Therefore, a portion of proceeds always goes to this cause. The play on words is a combination of intensive (or extreme) intent toward nature. We are a nature and love-focused business who strives to do good in everything.
How Much Is Donated?
That depends on you! Ten percent of each sale is donated. In addition, for each item sold, a dog or cat toy will be made to donate to the shelter as well. True, this doesn't leave much profit after materials cost and shipping. But the animals are worth it! There's no exact goal, except that the larger, the better because then more homeless pets at local shelters will receive funds and toys.
Meet Our Furry Rescued Pets!
Not only do we like to help out animal shelters, but we also practice what we preach, helping to adopt, foster, and/or rehome animals in need whenever we can. These are just some of the pets our family has rescued from the shelters or other unfortunate situations. There have been many over the years. But these are three of the ones who became part of the family.
That's right! You can once again help pets with the purchase of pet toys, jewelry, and other arts & crafts handmade by myself and my kids in our family craft shop.
We keep our prices low enough for most people to be able to enjoy these beautiful items without breaking the bank. Our shipping is free to the U.S. & Canada and we use only quality materials.
Our Mission to Help Homeless Pets Via Crafting
Those who know myself and my kids online or off likely know that we often do various things to help homeless pets. From physically saving them, to adopting or fostering, to donating money, to donating toys and more, we've been involved in animal rescue for as long as I can remember.
One of those ventures is Crafts For A Purpose, from which we donate a portion of proceeds to animal shelters. We had an Etsy shop (among others), but we since moved it all to our own venue, with more results. Many will be glad to know that the current location has all new crafts and goals!
Meet Our Rescued Pets!
We like to work with beads and findings to make unique pieces. In addition to our creative stock, we also do custom orders. Glass beads, stone beads, and nickel-free findings are our favorite tools to work with.
Dog Toys & Other Pet Accessories
Our dog toys and other pet accessories are made from re-purposed clothing and other fabric in order to be Earth friendly. The other reason is that dogs, cats, and other fur kids tend to enjoy items that have been used by humans.
In addition to selling these toys and accessories, we often drop piles of them in the material donation box at a local animal shelter. Since shelter pets are often cared for by mostly material and financial donations, we feel the need to raise money, as well as donate materials they can use.
Homemade Cloth Diapers, Diaper Covers, Bibs, & Other Baby Items
How You Can Help The Animals
You can help keep our projects to support these animals going by liking and getting notifications for Crafts For A Purpose on Facebook and checking out our shop at LifeSuccessfully.com/CraftsForAPurpose. A portion of all shop purchases goes toward helping homeless pets in shelters local to us. These purchases are greatly appreciated, as are likes and shares.
Need a simple craft that kids can do quickly and possibly even make money from? My kids and I make earrings and sell them in our family craft shop. We also donate a portion of the proceeds to help homeless shelter animals.
All you need are glass beads, ear wire hooks, eye pins, jewelry pliers, and jewelry wire cutters.
The kids can simply slide the beads onto the eye pins and then cut off the excess from the pin, leaving enough room to bend over the bottom of the pin to secure the beads. If they cannot handle the wire cutter and pliers, you can do this part.
Then, use the jewelry pliers to pry away the eye hole of the pin. Slide the eye opening of the ear wire into that opening. Use the jewelry pliers to seal the eye pin closed around the ear wire. Do that for two matching earrings. That's it.
Now the kids can wear or sell their creations. They might even gift them.
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Lyn Lomasi is founder and owner of the Brand Shamans Content Community. Services include ordained soul therapy and healing ministry, business success coaching, business success services, handcrafted healing jewelry, ethereal and anointing oils, altar and spiritual supplies and services, handcrafted healing beauty products, and more!
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