Penannular Brooch. This penannular brooch is based on a traditional Medieval design. Penannular Brooches were commonly used fasten for Cloaks, Capes & Shawls. They had an important function and were regarded as highly valued items. Worn by both men and women. They are now used to fasten chunky knit shawls, blanket scarves and tartan sarapes.
Our Version of the famous 15th Century healing recipe.
Legend tells of four thieves during the Black Death plague in the Middle Ages, who robbed the dead yet reportedly never contracted the disease. When finally caught, they revealed how they avoided the plague by rubbing their bodies with an essential oil mixture, which we now know as thieves oil. True or not, it can’t be denied the power and popularity of this essential oil has endured for centuries.
Use thieves daily for protection against cold and flu germs during the winter season. You can use it for home remedies and cleaning purposes. Here’s one of the uses for essential thieves oil:
Mix 1 drop thieves oil with 4 drops carrier oil. Apply topically to feet, neck and behind the ears. You can also mix this into your homemade cleaning products to amp up their disinfecting power. ... See MoreSee Less
Tree of LIfe The Bookery The Vedic school of thought believed trees to be sacred and primary forms of living beings, possessing great knowledge and having witnessed the rise of civilization.
The tree is seen as a sacred symbol, which carries significant meanings in both religious and spiritual philosophies. While the Tree of Life symbolizes many different things, there are some common themes that the symbol represents within multiple cultures.
Ancestry, Family, and Fertility: The Tree of Life symbol represents the connection to one’s family and ancestors. The Tree of Life has an intricate network of branches that represents how a family grows and expands throughout many generations. It also symbolizes fertility as it always finds a way to keep growing, through seeds or new saplings, and is lush and green, which signifies its vitality.
Growth and Strength: A tree is a universal symbol of strength and growth as they stand tall and strong all over the world. They spread their roots deep into the soil to ground and stabilize themselves. Trees can weather the toughest of storms, which is why they are such a prominent symbol for strength. The Tree of Life represents growth as a tree starts out as a small, delicate sapling and grows over a long time into a giant, strong tree. The tree grows up and outwards, representing how a person grows stronger and increases their knowledge and experiences throughout their lifetime.
Festive season has arrived at The Bookery. These beautiful lanterns add a touch of whimsy. Warm LED light with swirling glittery snow featuring a Red Cardinal. Red Cardinals do not leave us in winter. They symbolize the fire of life that burns within our souls, even in the darkest and coldest times. Cardinals are also believed to represent loved ones who has passed on. When a cardinal appears before you it could be a visit. It seems they appear when you need them or miss them most ~ just to let you they will always be with you.❣️