We are a team of people with shops on Etsy.com who walk similar alternative spiritual paths, focusing our beliefs in the world of Nature. Our team membership encompasses different Goddess-based traditions, as well as Taoism, Buddhism and similar paths. Our shops are as diverse as our membership. We are not limited to selling only items representing our spiritual path, but also create to make your everyday world a better and more interesting place.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Symbolism of the Sacred - The Spiral

Exploring the sacred meaning of symbols and imagery with beautiful and inspiring examples from members of the EarthPath Artisans Street Team.

The Spiral:
The spiral is one of the most widespread shapes and energetic movements in nature. Spirals can be found in the design of galaxies, the unfurling of embryos, the cochlea of the ear and in the tiny curling tendrils of some plants. It is no wonder that it is such a powerful symbol all over the world for regeneration, transformation and birth.
The spiral is symbolic of the Great Mother. As it ascends upward it transforms matter into spirit and as it descends downward spirit is materialized into matter. The Latin word for mother is mater and gave rise to the word matter. The spiral represents the Great Mother's generative powers to bring life into being through transformation.

This Spiral Healing Hand pendant comes from the shop of Spiritmama. The design on this bamboo pendant has been lazer carved by Lisa Coltman of SunFusion.biz. This native American glyph represents the healing hand or the power of regeneration.

This Wild Heart of Earth amulet pouch has been made by Greenfingers out of the wool of local Oregon sheep and alpaca. A soft and gentle spiral rests within this small magical pouch. Perfect for holding a crystal or other sacred object.

For more beautiful spiral inspired creations search using the words' east team spiral' on Etsy.com.

This feature has been prepared for you by Morgen of Inkyspider Textile Designs and Kootsac re-usable bulk food bags.

Monday, September 22, 2008

It's Time for the Spirited Autumn Event!

It's time for The Spirited Autumn Event! From Monday, September 22nd (the Fall Equinox) until Monday, October 6, Members of Etsy's Earthpath Artisans Street Team are offering special promotions on selected items in their shops. The event focuses on Fall Themed and Magical items, just in time for Halloween! Search Etsy using the TSAE tag to find participating items.

Here are just a few of the items that are participating:

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Hedgewitch Sale

I hope everyone has had a great summer (and anyone in the other hemisphere is enjoying the first signs of spring!)..

.. this is just to let you know that Hedgewitch is having an 'end-of-summer' sale, so its a good time to visit and grab a bargain!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Welcome in Fall!

Buy Handmade

To celebrate, I'm offering 25% off everything in the Clothing and Costumery and Hairsticks sections of my Etsy store. http://krummenacker.etsy.com -- I'd like to help people who are designing their own Halloween costumes to dress them up. Just hit the "contact" button on the store site and it will let you send me a message. Tell me what you want and I will edit it for the discount and reserve it for you to purchase.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Sun Catchers

I've been making sun catchers with sterling silver and swarovski crystals. I've made three different ones so far - a faerie, a moon goddess and a crescent moon and star. You can even request different colors of crystals on them to match your decor, I have purple, blue, orange, clear, red, green and black available. Please see my shop for more pictures.

Friday, September 5, 2008

Featured giveway on buyindie.com ! - East member Lizstaley

Liz of "the Realm of Nerdiness", fabulous artist and kafma maker extraordinaire, (also an EAST member!) has generously offered to donate the above wallet (see more pictures at http://lizstaley.deviantart.com/gallery/#Isis-and-Osiris-Wallet) for my very first indie giveaway! I can give a personal testimonial of her products. I own the original Athleenia the Cow-Octo-Pirate Kafma OF DOOM and also I own the original ACEO entitled "Seeking Solace".

Please post your comments on http://buyindie.blogspot.com and leave me a bit of information about one of her products from her etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5082757, don't forget to leave your email address in the comment so I can notify you if you are the winner!

Be sure to read my entire post about Liz on buyindie.com and follow the directions and maybe YOU could be the owner of this extraordinary wallet!

***All entries must be received by 09-26-08***

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Now a part of the Etsy Teams Blog Ring!

Hi Everyone! Our blog is now a part of the Etsy Teams Blog Ring! This is an opt-in Blog Ring for the Street Teams of Etsy to be a part of. If you look on the right-hand side of our blog, you'll see the Blog Ring code- feel free to navigate through the blogs using the arrows. These will take you to other blogs where you can learn about other awesome Etsy teams! Have fun!