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Happy Chinese New Year

Today begins the year of the Oxen.  Ox and all cattle are blessed by the Chinese Goddess Quan Yin.  Quan Yin is considered the personification of compassion and kindness, she is the Mother Goddess, patron of Mothers.  I enjoy making jewelry with the lovingkindness energy of Quan Yin. I was very fortunate to find a truly exquisite depiction of Quan Yin carved into a Quartz pendant.  It was easy to design a gemstone beaded necklace for her.  I chose  clear Quartz beads with a sprinkle of rich red faceted Garnet beads.  Garnet has a strong feminine energy and lots of vitality.  Just looking at the Quan Yin carved into this pendant gives me a feeling of kindness and love.  Nice to know that she will be a guiding energy throughout this year.

It is said that people who are born in the year of the OX are methodical, dependable, hardworking, patient and ethical.  >> Continue reading

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