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Element Necklace, hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & lava stone.
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Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun.
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Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties.
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#basalt #lavastone #lavabead #copper #reclaimed #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #handforged #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #slowfashion #howireuse #handmade #ethicallymade #sustainablymade #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #knowyourmaker #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Element Necklace, hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & lava stone. • Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun. • Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties. • #basalt  #lavastone  #lavabead  #copper  #reclaimed  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #handforged  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #knowyourmaker  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Spiral Anklet . each component individually hand forged from upcycled copper.
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Spirals  are symbolic  of life cycles, intuition, change, progression,  rebirth, development & quintessence,  which  refers to the fifth element, perfect essence, or  spirit.  The spiral represents  the universe & our place within it  as we reside within a spiral galaxy. Spirals are connected with the natural world &  the cyclical forces of nature such as lunar, solar & seasonal patterns,  which in turn,  influence plant growth & animal husbandry.  Spirals are  also associated with sacred geometry, the Fibonacci sequence & the golden ratio.  Spirals are raw primal & unrestrained.
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#copper #spiral #reclaimed #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #knowthemaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
Spiral Anklet . each component individually hand forged from upcycled copper. • Spirals are symbolic of life cycles, intuition, change, progression, rebirth, development & quintessence, which refers to the fifth element, perfect essence, or spirit. The spiral represents the universe & our place within it as we reside within a spiral galaxy. Spirals are connected with the natural world & the cyclical forces of nature such as lunar, solar & seasonal patterns, which in turn, influence plant growth & animal husbandry. Spirals are also associated with sacred geometry, the Fibonacci sequence & the golden ratio. Spirals are raw primal & unrestrained. • #copper  #spiral  #reclaimed  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #knowthemaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
Moon Phase Pendants in Autumn hues .hand forged from sterling silver, opal & jasper.
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The Moon represents powerful feminine energy, wisdom, intuition, spiritual connection & cycles.  All matter holds a frequency & it is known that these vibrations have the ability to affect living beings, even if on a seemingly subtle level.  During a full moon, the frequencies are much more active, which can profoundly influence thoughts, feelings, behavioural patterns & awareness. The cyclical course of the moon signifies the rhythm of life & can be analogized with the  process of a seed sprouting, blooming into flower, retreating & regenerating. This course of life and death represents an ending & a new beginning, which may be physical or energetic, thought patterns, habits or intention.  Each phase of the Moon’s cycle has a unique visual characteristic, energy, rhythm & spiritual meaning.
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#jasper #opal #moonphase #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #sacredgeometry #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade #sustainablymade #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal #supporthandmade #supportethical #shopethical  #germinatestudio
Moon Phase Pendants in Autumn hues .hand forged from sterling silver, opal & jasper. • The Moon represents powerful feminine energy, wisdom, intuition, spiritual connection & cycles. All matter holds a frequency & it is known that these vibrations have the ability to affect living beings, even if on a seemingly subtle level. During a full moon, the frequencies are much more active, which can profoundly influence thoughts, feelings, behavioural patterns & awareness. The cyclical course of the moon signifies the rhythm of life & can be analogized with the process of a seed sprouting, blooming into flower, retreating & regenerating. This course of life and death represents an ending & a new beginning, which may be physical or energetic, thought patterns, habits or intention. Each phase of the Moon’s cycle has a unique visual characteristic, energy, rhythm & spiritual meaning. • #jasper  #opal  #moonphase  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio 
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver &  emu feathers.

Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun.

Available at the Greentree Steampunk Vintage Boho  Market  @greentreegardens

#featherearrings #circle #upcycledcopper #steampunkjewelry #steampunkstyle #steampunk #reclaimed #howireuse #zerowaste #healingmineral #sacredgeometry #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry #slowfashion #handforged #handmade #ethicallymade #sustainablymade #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal #supporthandmade #supportethical #shopethical #germinatestudio
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & emu feathers. Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun. Available at the Greentree Steampunk Vintage Boho Market @greentreegardens #featherearrings  #circle  #upcycledcopper  #steampunkjewelry  #steampunkstyle  #steampunk  #reclaimed  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio 
Prayer beads, or  mālās, handmade from obsidian or lava.

Mālās  are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating.  As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions.  Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman.  Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. 
Available at the  at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival.  Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. 
@creemoresprings @creemoreontario

#mala #mantra #prayerbead #fairtradeseeds #sustainablyharvested #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
Prayer beads, or mālās, handmade from obsidian or lava. Mālās are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating. As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions. Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman. Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. Available at the at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival. Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. @creemoresprings @creemoreontario #mala  #mantra  #prayerbead  #fairtradeseeds  #sustainablyharvested  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
Prayer beads, or  mālās  are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating.  As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions.  Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman.  Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. 
Available at the  at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival.  Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. 
@creemoresprings @creemoreontario

#mala #mantra #prayerbead #fairtradeseeds #sustainablyharvested #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
Prayer beads, or mālās are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating. As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions. Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman. Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. Available at the at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival. Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. @creemoresprings @creemoreontario #mala  #mantra  #prayerbead  #fairtradeseeds  #sustainablyharvested  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
Prayer beads, or  mālās, handmade from sustainably harvested & fair trade seeds or wood.

Mālās  are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating.  As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions.  Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman.  Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. 
Available at the  at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival.  Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. 
@creemoresprings @creemoreontario

#mala #mantra #prayerbead #fairtradeseeds #sustainablyharvested #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
Prayer beads, or mālās, handmade from sustainably harvested & fair trade seeds or wood. Mālās are a traditional tool used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra, or breaths while meditating. As mantras may be repeated hundreds of times, the mala is used so that one can focus on the meaning or sound of the mantra, rather than counting its repetitions. Malas are typically composed in multiples of 9, with 18, 27, 54 or 108 beads made from seeds, wood, root, stone or shell & often have a Guru bead, tassel or talisman. Malas are created in an intentional way, with each component having its own spiritual & functional representation. The significance of the numbers, materials & usage vary depending on one's practice, beliefs or tradition. Available at the at the Creemore Copper Kettle Festival. Maker's Market hosted by @makewaves_markets. @creemoresprings @creemoreontario #mala  #mantra  #prayerbead  #fairtradeseeds  #sustainablyharvested  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
Moon Phase Necklace.  Second Generation. Hand forged from fluorite & sterling silver.

Fluorite is known as a balancer, healer & is used for clarity, spiritual awakening, heightening intuitive powers, opening the heart & grounding excess energies. Fluorite is said to benefit the teeth & bones, spleen, lungs & helps relieve inflammatory conditions. Fluorite is known to still the mind & heart, harmonize & recharge all Chakras. 
Available Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival  @summerfolk 
#fluorite #moonphasependant
#healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #sacredgeometry #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
Moon Phase Necklace. Second Generation. Hand forged from fluorite & sterling silver. Fluorite is known as a balancer, healer & is used for clarity, spiritual awakening, heightening intuitive powers, opening the heart & grounding excess energies. Fluorite is said to benefit the teeth & bones, spleen, lungs & helps relieve inflammatory conditions. Fluorite is known to still the mind & heart, harmonize & recharge all Chakras. Available Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival @summerfolk #fluorite  #moonphasependant  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
While on the festival tour, there are endless opportunities to meet interesting folks & artisans.  A fews years back,  @woodsmokeandwool & I  traded our work.  Her painting is on the wall in my studio &  she wears my fav design, the Moon Phase Pendant.  Here is a  sweet repost from my dear friend & fellow maker @woodsmokeandwool. 'This is my favourite necklace in all the world, handmade by my friend and fellow artisan, @germinate.ca 
I wear it every day 💕  I’m not a jewellery type because my lifestyle doesn’t really afford me that luxury, but I do wear this moon phase necklace even if I’m doing barn chores!' #makerssupportingmakers #agate  #moonphasenecklace
#healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #sacredgeometry #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion  #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supportsmallbusiness #supporthandmade  #supportethical 
#shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
While on the festival tour, there are endless opportunities to meet interesting folks & artisans. A fews years back, @woodsmokeandwool & I traded our work. Her painting is on the wall in my studio & she wears my fav design, the Moon Phase Pendant. Here is a sweet repost from my dear friend & fellow maker @woodsmokeandwool. 'This is my favourite necklace in all the world, handmade by my friend and fellow artisan, @germinate.ca I wear it every day 💕 I’m not a jewellery type because my lifestyle doesn’t really afford me that luxury, but I do wear this moon phase necklace even if I’m doing barn chores!' #makerssupportingmakers  #agate  #moonphasenecklace  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supportsmallbusiness  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
The Moon represents powerful feminine energy,  wisdom, intuition, spiritual connection & cycles.  All matter holds a frequency & it is known that these vibrations have the ability to affect living beings, even if on a seemingly subtle level.  During a full moon, the frequencies are much more active, which can profoundly influence thoughts, feelings, behavioural patterns & awareness. The cyclical course of the moon signifies the rhythm of life &  can be analogized with the  process of a seed sprouting, blooming into flower, retreating & regenerating. This course of life and death represents an ending & a new beginning, which may be physical  or energetic, thought patterns, habits or intention.  Each phase of the Moon’s cycle has a unique visual characteristic, energy, rhythm &  spiritual meaning. 
Moon Phase Pendant, hand forged from sterling silver & agate. Moon Stone Earrings, composed of hand made sterling silver spirals & moonstone. 
#moonstone #moonphase
#healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #sacredgeometry #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio
The Moon represents powerful feminine energy, wisdom, intuition, spiritual connection & cycles. All matter holds a frequency & it is known that these vibrations have the ability to affect living beings, even if on a seemingly subtle level. During a full moon, the frequencies are much more active, which can profoundly influence thoughts, feelings, behavioural patterns & awareness. The cyclical course of the moon signifies the rhythm of life & can be analogized with the process of a seed sprouting, blooming into flower, retreating & regenerating. This course of life and death represents an ending & a new beginning, which may be physical or energetic, thought patterns, habits or intention. Each phase of the Moon’s cycle has a unique visual characteristic, energy, rhythm & spiritual meaning. Moon Phase Pendant, hand forged from sterling silver & agate. Moon Stone Earrings, composed of hand made sterling silver spirals & moonstone. #moonstone  #moonphase  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #handmadeislove  #germinatestudio 
Vintage Upcycled Square Nail Necklace. Hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & an antique square nail from my home built in 1920.

Available at the Coldwater Steampunk Festival. 
@coldwatersteam #vintagejewelry  #upcycledcopper  #vintagesqurenail #steampunkjewelry #steampunkstyle #steampunk #reclaimed #howireuse  #zerowaste #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion #handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #germinatestudio
Vintage Upcycled Square Nail Necklace. Hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & an antique square nail from my home built in 1920. Available at the Coldwater Steampunk Festival. @coldwatersteam #vintagejewelry  #upcycledcopper  #vintagesqurenail  #steampunkjewelry  #steampunkstyle  #steampunk  #reclaimed  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio 
Aroma Bracelet, hand forged from lava stone & sterling silver or copper. 
Available the Huronia Festival of Arts and Crafts @kempenfest

Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties.

#basalt #lavastone #lavabead  #aromatherapy #reclaimed #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #handforged  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion #howireuse #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #knowyourmaker #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Aroma Bracelet, hand forged from lava stone & sterling silver or copper. Available the Huronia Festival of Arts and Crafts @kempenfest Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties. #basalt  #lavastone  #lavabead  #aromatherapy  #reclaimed  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #handforged  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #knowyourmaker  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Element Necklace, hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & lava stone. 
Available at the Germinate Studio.

Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun.

Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties.

#basalt #lavastone #lavabead #copper #reclaimed #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #handforged  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion #howireuse #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #knowyourmaker #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Element Necklace, hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & lava stone. Available at the Germinate Studio. Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun. Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties. #basalt  #lavastone  #lavabead  #copper  #reclaimed  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #handforged  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #knowyourmaker  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Aroma Bracelet, hand forged from lava stone & sterling silver or copper. 
Available at the Germinate Studio.

Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties.

#basalt #lavastone #lavabead  #aromatherapy #reclaimed #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #handforged  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion #howireuse #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #knowyourmaker #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Aroma Bracelet, hand forged from lava stone & sterling silver or copper. Available at the Germinate Studio. Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties. #basalt  #lavastone  #lavabead  #aromatherapy  #reclaimed  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #handforged  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #knowyourmaker  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Evenings under infinite stars & the waxing crescent moon. Morning coffee with mist rising on the Sturgeon River. A few of the many awesome perks of River & Sky Music Festival.

Crescent Moon Earrings, hand forged from sterling silver & upcycled copper.

Sustainable wares, eclectic music, engaging workshops & amazing local food available @riverandsky.

#crescentmoon sterlingsilver #copper #healingmineral 
#sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry 
#sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handmadeaccessories 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical #germinatestudio #riverandsky #riverandsky2018
Evenings under infinite stars & the waxing crescent moon. Morning coffee with mist rising on the Sturgeon River. A few of the many awesome perks of River & Sky Music Festival. Crescent Moon Earrings, hand forged from sterling silver & upcycled copper. Sustainable wares, eclectic music, engaging workshops & amazing local food available @riverandsky. #crescentmoon  sterlingsilver #copper  #healingmineral  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadeaccessories  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio  #riverandsky  #riverandsky2018 
Solar lantern made from an upcycled vintage crown mason jar, hand forged spiral detailing & solar LED lights. Available in two sizes with either fairy lights or a single bulb.  Great for summer nights outside. 
Available at the Mad Dogs Market  today from 10 to 3 @maddogsvinyl . Come on out & check out local Canadian artisans.  #upcycledmasonjar #vinatgecrownjar  #solarlantern #solarlight #howireuse #zerowaste  #eveythinghasastory #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #ethicalhousewares #upcycledhousewares#handmadehousewares 
#ecolifestyle  #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical#handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio #collingwoodmarket #collingwooddowntown
Solar lantern made from an upcycled vintage crown mason jar, hand forged spiral detailing & solar LED lights. Available in two sizes with either fairy lights or a single bulb. Great for summer nights outside. Available at the Mad Dogs Market today from 10 to 3 @maddogsvinyl . Come on out & check out local Canadian artisans. #upcycledmasonjar  #vinatgecrownjar  #solarlantern  #solarlight  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #eveythinghasastory  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #ethicalhousewares  #upcycledhousewares #handmadehousewares  #ecolifestyle  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio  #collingwoodmarket  #collingwooddowntown 
Solar lantern made from an upcycled vintage crown mason jar, hand forged spiral detailing & solar LED lights. Available in two sizes with either fairy lights or a single bulb. 
Kick off your Canada Day long weekend at the Mad Dogs Market  today from 10 to 3 @maddogsvinyl .  #upcycledmasonjar #vinatgecrownjar  #solarlantern #solarlight #howireuse #zerowaste  #eveythinghasastory #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #ethicalhousewares #upcycledhousewares#handmadehousewares 
#ecolifestyle  #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical#handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio #collingwoodmarket #collingwooddowntown
Solar lantern made from an upcycled vintage crown mason jar, hand forged spiral detailing & solar LED lights. Available in two sizes with either fairy lights or a single bulb. Kick off your Canada Day long weekend at the Mad Dogs Market today from 10 to 3 @maddogsvinyl . #upcycledmasonjar  #vinatgecrownjar  #solarlantern  #solarlight  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #eveythinghasastory  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #ethicalhousewares  #upcycledhousewares #handmadehousewares  #ecolifestyle  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio  #collingwoodmarket  #collingwooddowntown 
Summer Solstice Giveaway!  To enter… . You must be following @germinate.ca
. Like this post
. Tag a friend who appreciates local sustainable wares & name as many edible or medicinal herbs as you see in this image.

The first person to identify all the herbs wins their choice of either 2 salves, or a pair of earrings (value $35). Must be available for pick up in Collingwood or willing to cover the cost of postage. 
#sustainableapothecary #ethicalapothecary #organicapothecary #localherbs  #foodnotlawns #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #sustainabletextiles #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles #slowfashion  #sustainabehousewares #ethicalhousewares #upcycledhousewares #handmade  #ethicallymade #sustainablymade  #sevengenerations #urbanfarm #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
Summer Solstice Giveaway! To enter… . You must be following @germinate.ca . Like this post . Tag a friend who appreciates local sustainable wares & name as many edible or medicinal herbs as you see in this image. The first person to identify all the herbs wins their choice of either 2 salves, or a pair of earrings (value $35). Must be available for pick up in Collingwood or willing to cover the cost of postage. #sustainableapothecary  #ethicalapothecary  #organicapothecary  #localherbs  #foodnotlawns  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #sustainabletextiles  #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles  #slowfashion  #sustainabehousewares  #ethicalhousewares  #upcycledhousewares  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #sevengenerations  #urbanfarm  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
Spring infusion of dandelion, wild leeks & apple cider vinegar made last month & soon to be decanted for salad dressing.  Herbal vinegars are full of flavour & are highly nutritious as the vinegar’s acidity helps extract the constituents of plants, including vitamins, minerals & antioxidants as well as make these nutrients more bioavailable.  #herbalinfusion #urbanfarm #urbanhomestead #foodnotlawns  #forestgarden #loacallygrown #growlocal #localvore #eatlocal  #seedsaving  #seedlibray #communityseedlibrary44.80 #collingwoodcommunityseedlibrary  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle  #livethemoment #livethepresent #livetheprocess  #ethicallymade #sustainablymade #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker  #supporthandmade #supportethical #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
Spring infusion of dandelion, wild leeks & apple cider vinegar made last month & soon to be decanted for salad dressing. Herbal vinegars are full of flavour & are highly nutritious as the vinegar’s acidity helps extract the constituents of plants, including vitamins, minerals & antioxidants as well as make these nutrients more bioavailable. #herbalinfusion  #urbanfarm  #urbanhomestead  #foodnotlawns  #forestgarden  #loacallygrown  #growlocal  #localvore  #eatlocal  #seedsaving  #seedlibray  #communityseedlibrary44 .80 #collingwoodcommunityseedlibrary  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #livetheprocess  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
SALVES -Healing. Soothing . Moisturizing . Revitalizing-  Contains herbs with antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties traditionally used for abrasions, burns, rashes, bruises, insect bites, blisters & pain relief.

Handcrafted from ethically & sustainably sourced ingredients, wild crafted plants & local organically grown  herbs which are hand infused, fresh in season, in cold pressed certified organic & fair trade oils.  Using fresh local herbs from one’s own bio-region ensures quality, potency & sustainability, as well as an awareness for  nature's gifts.  All essential are steam distilled or cold pressed. 
#organicsalve #naturalapothecary #sustainableapothecary #ethicalapothecary #organicapothecary #handmadeapothecary #slowapothecary#organicessentialoils #organicoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #ethicalingreddients  #ecolifestyle  #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs  #sevengenerations #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker#shoplocal  #supporthandmade #supportethical #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
SALVES -Healing. Soothing . Moisturizing . Revitalizing- Contains herbs with antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties traditionally used for abrasions, burns, rashes, bruises, insect bites, blisters & pain relief. Handcrafted from ethically & sustainably sourced ingredients, wild crafted plants & local organically grown herbs which are hand infused, fresh in season, in cold pressed certified organic & fair trade oils. Using fresh local herbs from one’s own bio-region ensures quality, potency & sustainability, as well as an awareness for nature's gifts. All essential are steam distilled or cold pressed. #organicsalve  #naturalapothecary  #sustainableapothecary  #ethicalapothecary  #organicapothecary  #handmadeapothecary  #slowapothecary #organicessentialoils  #organicoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #ethicalingreddients  #ecolifestyle  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #sevengenerations  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
From seed saving to salve making, Germinate is fully involved in the process. The Germinate Organic Body Care line is handcrafted from ethically & sustainably sourced ingredients, including wild crafted plants & local organically grown  herbs which are hand infused, fresh in season, in cold pressed certified organic & fair trade oils. Using fresh local herbs from one’s own bio-region ensures quality, potency & sustainability, as well as an awareness for  nature's gifts. All essential are steam distilled or cold pressed. Packaging is in recyclable tins or returnable glass.

Your skin is the largest organ of your body.  Since it is porous, absorbing what you put on it, it is important to understand the ingredients in the products you use. Germinate Apothecary is never tested on animals & is free from additives, artificial & synthetic ingredients, fragrance oils, perfume, flavour, preservatives, solvents, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, dyes, sulphates & palm oil.

#naturalapothecary #sustainableapothecary #ethicalapothecary #organicapothecary #handmadeapothecary #slowapothecary#organicessentialoils #organicoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients #ethicalingreddients  #organicbeauty #ecolifestyle  #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs  #sevengenerations #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker#shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
From seed saving to salve making, Germinate is fully involved in the process. The Germinate Organic Body Care line is handcrafted from ethically & sustainably sourced ingredients, including wild crafted plants & local organically grown herbs which are hand infused, fresh in season, in cold pressed certified organic & fair trade oils. Using fresh local herbs from one’s own bio-region ensures quality, potency & sustainability, as well as an awareness for nature's gifts. All essential are steam distilled or cold pressed. Packaging is in recyclable tins or returnable glass. Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Since it is porous, absorbing what you put on it, it is important to understand the ingredients in the products you use. Germinate Apothecary is never tested on animals & is free from additives, artificial & synthetic ingredients, fragrance oils, perfume, flavour, preservatives, solvents, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, dyes, sulphates & palm oil. #naturalapothecary  #sustainableapothecary  #ethicalapothecary  #organicapothecary  #handmadeapothecary  #slowapothecary #organicessentialoils  #organicoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #ethicalingreddients  #organicbeauty  #ecolifestyle  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #sevengenerations  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's line  includes 2 differnt Beard Balms (Medium Hold & Vegan Light Hold), Moustache Wax as well as a Face & Beard Serum that can also be used as a shave oil.  Available at the @peaces Father's Day Market today.

Since the beard acts as a wick for the oils the skin naturally produces, by drawing oils from the skin, the face may become dry, irritated & itchy thus it is fundamental to focus on the foundation of the beard – the health of the skin beneath. The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's line is deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, strengthen, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, improve hair manageability, rejuvenate complexion, protect skin & hair from environmental elements, stimulate cellular renewal & hair growth, & relieve skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients #mensapothecary #mensbodycare #beardbalm #beardoil #moustachewax #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #germinatestudio
The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's line includes 2 differnt Beard Balms (Medium Hold & Vegan Light Hold), Moustache Wax as well as a Face & Beard Serum that can also be used as a shave oil. Available at the @peaces Father's Day Market today. Since the beard acts as a wick for the oils the skin naturally produces, by drawing oils from the skin, the face may become dry, irritated & itchy thus it is fundamental to focus on the foundation of the beard – the health of the skin beneath. The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's line is deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, strengthen, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, improve hair manageability, rejuvenate complexion, protect skin & hair from environmental elements, stimulate cellular renewal & hair growth, & relieve skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #mensapothecary  #mensbodycare  #beardbalm  #beardoil  #moustachewax  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #germinatestudio 
Fossil pendants, made from sustainably collected fossils, sterling silver & upcycled copper. Available at the Germinate Studio.

Fossils are links to the past & are used as  used as talismans for protection & long life.  Fossils are  known to bring harmony,  heighten intuition & awareness of life cycles, assist  one in embracing change  as well as balance energy, cell metabolism & the heart. 
#fossils #fossiljewelry #nummulite #reclaimed #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral #sacredgeometry 
#sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical  #germinatestudio
Fossil pendants, made from sustainably collected fossils, sterling silver & upcycled copper. Available at the Germinate Studio. Fossils are links to the past & are used as used as talismans for protection & long life. Fossils are known to bring harmony, heighten intuition & awareness of life cycles, assist one in embracing change as well as balance energy, cell metabolism & the heart. #fossils  #fossiljewelry  #nummulite  #reclaimed  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio 
Multi-style Vintage Egyptian Key Necklace. Hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & an antique Egyptian key found in a street market in Khan el-Khalili souk in Cairo. Available at  the @collingwoodflea today.  #vintagejewelry #steampunkjewelry #vintagekey #reclaimed #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral #sacredgeometry 
#sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry #upcyledjewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #upcyledfashion #handmadefashion #slowfashion 
#handforged #handmade #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker #supporthandmade  #supportethical #shopethical  #germinatestudio
Multi-style Vintage Egyptian Key Necklace. Hand forged from upcycled copper, brass & an antique Egyptian key found in a street market in Khan el-Khalili souk in Cairo. Available at the @collingwoodflea today. #vintagejewelry  #steampunkjewelry  #vintagekey  #reclaimed  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #ethicalfashion  #upcyledfashion  #handmadefashion  #slowfashion  #handforged  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #supporthandmade  #supportethical  #shopethical  #germinatestudio 
Sustainably made wares available today at @peaces Mama's Day Market. The focus of Peaces is to create community, be an outlet for eco-conscious lifestyle, represent local Artisans &  give back to those in need. Come on out to @sidelaunch for shopping, music, food & drinks. 
#sustainableapothecary #ethicalapothecary #organicapothecary #fairtradeingredients #localherbs  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry #sustainabletextiles #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles #slowfashion  #sustainabehousewares #ethicalhousewares #upcycledhousewares #ecofriendly #handmade  #ethicallymade #sustainablymade  #sevengenerations #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
Sustainably made wares available today at @peaces Mama's Day Market. The focus of Peaces is to create community, be an outlet for eco-conscious lifestyle, represent local Artisans & give back to those in need. Come on out to @sidelaunch for shopping, music, food & drinks. #sustainableapothecary  #ethicalapothecary  #organicapothecary  #fairtradeingredients  #localherbs  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #upcyledjewelry  #sustainabletextiles  #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles  #slowfashion  #sustainabehousewares  #ethicalhousewares  #upcycledhousewares  #ecofriendly  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #sevengenerations  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #shoplocal  #supporthandmade  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
When  rhubarb is peaking through the earth &  the freezer  contains copious rhubarb from last year's harvest... make water kefir, a fermented probiotic beverage made from a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts that is  rich in beneficial microbes, enzymes, vitamins & minerals.

Big thank you to Taya from @cultured_club for sending the kefir grains back with D.  #urbanfarm #urbanhomestead #foodnotlawns  #localvore #eatlocal #loveyourguts #eatyourculture #fermentedfood  #seedsaving  #seedlibray #communityseedlibrary44.80 #collingwoodcommunityseedlibrary#oneplanet  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle #seekthesimplicity  #livethemoment #livethepresent #livetheprocess  #ethicallymade #sustainablymade #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker  #supportlocal  #handmadelife #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
When rhubarb is peaking through the earth & the freezer contains copious rhubarb from last year's harvest... make water kefir, a fermented probiotic beverage made from a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts that is rich in beneficial microbes, enzymes, vitamins & minerals. Big thank you to Taya from @cultured_club for sending the kefir grains back with D. #urbanfarm  #urbanhomestead  #foodnotlawns  #localvore  #eatlocal  #loveyourguts  #eatyourculture  #fermentedfood  #seedsaving  #seedlibray  #communityseedlibrary44 .80 #collingwoodcommunityseedlibrary #oneplanet  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle  #seekthesimplicity  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #livetheprocess  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #supportlocal  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
This image is was taken while back packing  in Northern British Columbia over a decade ago.  I love the harmonious juxtaposition of traditional artwork of the Nisga'a First Nation painted on a longhouse next to the new technology of a solar panel. 
May we  honour tradition, respect Mother Earth & embrace only the technology that sustains & nourishes our planet & all  life that dwells here.  #Nisgaa #lavabedprovincialpark  #seekthesimplicity  #livethemoment #livethepresent  #comewander #oneplanet  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle #sustainableapothecary #ethicalapothecary #organicapothecary #localherbs  #sustainablejewelry #ethicaljewelry  #sustainabletextiles #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles  #sustainabehousewares #ethicalhousewares  #handmade  #ethicallymade #sustainablymade  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #knowyourmaker  #makerslife #germinateorganics #germinatestudio
This image is was taken while back packing in Northern British Columbia over a decade ago. I love the harmonious juxtaposition of traditional artwork of the Nisga'a First Nation painted on a longhouse next to the new technology of a solar panel. May we honour tradition, respect Mother Earth & embrace only the technology that sustains & nourishes our planet & all life that dwells here. #Nisgaa  #lavabedprovincialpark  #seekthesimplicity  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #comewander  #oneplanet  #sevengenerations  #ecolifestyle  #sustainableapothecary  #ethicalapothecary  #organicapothecary  #localherbs  #sustainablejewelry  #ethicaljewelry  #sustainabletextiles  #upcycledtextiles  #organictextiles  #sustainabehousewares  #ethicalhousewares  #handmade  #ethicallymade  #sustainablymade  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #knowyourmaker  #makerslife  #germinateorganics  #germinatestudio 
Asymmetrical Earrings, hand forged from sterling silver.  Spirals  are symbolic  of life cycles, intuition, change, progression,  rebirth, development & quintessence,  which  refers to the fifth element, perfect essence, or  spirit.  The spiral represents  the universe & our place within it  as we reside within a spiral galaxy. Spirals are connected with the natural world &  the cyclical forces of nature such as lunar, solar & seasonal patterns,  which in turn,  influence plant growth & animal husbandry.  Spirals are  also associated with sacred geometry, the Fibonacci sequence & the golden ratio.  Spirals are raw primal & unrestrained. 
New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market.  Come by  Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes .  Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work.  More info @ssmarketplace.

#handforged  #sterlingsilver #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry #spirial #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion  #handmade #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Asymmetrical Earrings, hand forged from sterling silver. Spirals are symbolic of life cycles, intuition, change, progression, rebirth, development & quintessence, which refers to the fifth element, perfect essence, or spirit. The spiral represents the universe & our place within it as we reside within a spiral galaxy. Spirals are connected with the natural world & the cyclical forces of nature such as lunar, solar & seasonal patterns, which in turn, influence plant growth & animal husbandry. Spirals are also associated with sacred geometry, the Fibonacci sequence & the golden ratio. Spirals are raw primal & unrestrained. New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market. Come by Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes . Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work. More info @ssmarketplace. #handforged  #sterlingsilver  #healingmineral  #sacredgeometry  #spirial  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Chalice Necklace, hand forged from sterling silver & obsidian.

The triangle is seen as a symbol of strength. The orientation of a triangle can reflect it's interpretation.  The point-down triangle represents feminine energy, feminine  power &  the water & earth elements.

Obsidian is known to be grounding, protective, cleansing & uplifting, able to bring about higher energy.  Obsidian is used for transformation & meditation, bringing to light the subconscious mind, dissolving & purifying negative patterns or imbalances. It is said to ease & release pain, loss, grief & sadness, dissolve anger & criticism & change fear into flexibility. Obsidian is believed to bring about insight, objectivity, understanding & acceptance, balance emotions & attract success & good luck. 
New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market.  Come by  Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes .  Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work.  More info @ssmarketplace.

#obsidian #healingmineral #sterlingsilver #healingstone #healingcrystal  #obsidian #handforged  #sacredgeometry #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Chalice Necklace, hand forged from sterling silver & obsidian. The triangle is seen as a symbol of strength. The orientation of a triangle can reflect it's interpretation. The point-down triangle represents feminine energy, feminine power & the water & earth elements. Obsidian is known to be grounding, protective, cleansing & uplifting, able to bring about higher energy. Obsidian is used for transformation & meditation, bringing to light the subconscious mind, dissolving & purifying negative patterns or imbalances. It is said to ease & release pain, loss, grief & sadness, dissolve anger & criticism & change fear into flexibility. Obsidian is believed to bring about insight, objectivity, understanding & acceptance, balance emotions & attract success & good luck. New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market. Come by Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes . Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work. More info @ssmarketplace. #obsidian  #healingmineral  #sterlingsilver  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #obsidian  #handforged  #sacredgeometry  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Quill Earrings, hand forged from  sterling silver & porcupine quills, sustainably collected while hiking, or gathered form pow wow.

Porcupine Quills are said to hold the same virtues attributed to the porcupine, representing qualities one may have, or qualities one my wish to learn. Porcupines are known to be good natured with a sense of curiosity, playfulness & wonder, delighting in the simple pleasures of the world. They are viewed as a symbol of protection , self-empowerment, self-determination, strength, solidarity, regeneration, independence, humility, self reflection, purity, innocence, trust, love, partnership & vitality.  Porcupines are non-aggressive, releasing their quills only when the animal feels threatened. The Porcupine has few natural enemies, thus has much to teach about joyful spirit. A porcupine has about 30,000 quills. When engaged, the quills fill with air, becoming buoyant. As water relates to emotions, this reflects the ability to float & move in emotional areas. Porcupines can teach one to reflect on how we may affect others, or might be sensitive to the barbs of others , past or present. They can show how to move through life, without seriousness, & still achieve. Young porcupines often stand upon their hind legs, rocking to & fro, waving their paws, in rhythmic-like dance, symbolizing that one might benefit from a new rhythm in the dance of life.

New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market.  Come by  Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes .  Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work.  More info @ssmarketplace.

#handforged  #sterlingsilver  #healingmineral #porcupinequills  #reclaimed  #spirial #sacredgeometry  #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse #handmade #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Quill Earrings, hand forged from sterling silver & porcupine quills, sustainably collected while hiking, or gathered form pow wow. Porcupine Quills are said to hold the same virtues attributed to the porcupine, representing qualities one may have, or qualities one my wish to learn. Porcupines are known to be good natured with a sense of curiosity, playfulness & wonder, delighting in the simple pleasures of the world. They are viewed as a symbol of protection , self-empowerment, self-determination, strength, solidarity, regeneration, independence, humility, self reflection, purity, innocence, trust, love, partnership & vitality. Porcupines are non-aggressive, releasing their quills only when the animal feels threatened. The Porcupine has few natural enemies, thus has much to teach about joyful spirit. A porcupine has about 30,000 quills. When engaged, the quills fill with air, becoming buoyant. As water relates to emotions, this reflects the ability to float & move in emotional areas. Porcupines can teach one to reflect on how we may affect others, or might be sensitive to the barbs of others , past or present. They can show how to move through life, without seriousness, & still achieve. Young porcupines often stand upon their hind legs, rocking to & fro, waving their paws, in rhythmic-like dance, symbolizing that one might benefit from a new rhythm in the dance of life. New designs available at Meraki Artisan Market. Come by Nottawa Hall on April 21, 10 to 4 for unique locally hand crafted wares, food, swag bags & door prizes . Meraki is a word that modern Greeks use to when one puts a piece of self, soul, creativity or love into their work. More info @ssmarketplace. #handforged  #sterlingsilver  #healingmineral  #porcupinequills  #reclaimed  #spirial  #sacredgeometry  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Layered Flow Necklaces, hand forged from copper & brass, made purely of upcycled materials.  Zero waste.

Nearly everything I make has a story,  be it  stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays,  or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or  wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into  tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles. 
The copper used in this necklace, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped.  The brass came from a fantastic initiative  of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford  called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception.  This  event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products.  The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form.  Part of my wish list included broken chains.  Although it may require thinking outside of the box, one can find a use for so many things.

#handforged  #upcycledcopper #upcycledbrass #reclaimedcopper #reclaimedbrass #zerowaste #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #ecofair #reusefair#germinatestudio
Layered Flow Necklaces, hand forged from copper & brass, made purely of upcycled materials. Zero waste. Nearly everything I make has a story, be it stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays, or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles. The copper used in this necklace, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped. The brass came from a fantastic initiative of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception. This event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products. The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form. Part of my wish list included broken chains. Although it may require thinking outside of the box, one can find a use for so many things. #handforged  #upcycledcopper  #upcycledbrass  #reclaimedcopper  #reclaimedbrass  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #ecofair  #reusefair #germinatestudio 
Flow Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & upcycled brass.

Nearly everything I make has a story,  be it  stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays,  or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or  wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into  tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles. 
The copper used in these earrings, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped.  The brass came from a fantastic initiative  of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford  called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception.  This  event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products.  The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form.  Part of my wish list included broken chains.  Although it may require thinking outside of the box, one can find a use for so many things & aim for zero waste.

#handforged  #upcycledcopper #upcycledbrass #zerowaste #sterlingsilver #reclaimedcopper #reclaimedbrass #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #ecofair #reusefair#germinatestudio
Flow Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & upcycled brass. Nearly everything I make has a story, be it stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays, or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles. The copper used in these earrings, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped. The brass came from a fantastic initiative of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception. This event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products. The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form. Part of my wish list included broken chains. Although it may require thinking outside of the box, one can find a use for so many things & aim for zero waste. #handforged  #upcycledcopper  #upcycledbrass  #zerowaste  #sterlingsilver  #reclaimedcopper  #reclaimedbrass  #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #ecofair  #reusefair #germinatestudio 
Flow Necklace, hand forged from copper & brass, made purely of upcycled materials.  Zero waste.

Nearly everything I make has a story,  be it  stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays,  or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or  wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into  tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles.

The copper used in this necklace, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped.  The brass came from a fantastic initiative  of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford  called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception.  This  event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products.  The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form.  Part of my wish list included broken chains... #handforged  #upcycledcopper #upcycledbrass #reclaimedcopper #reclaimedbrass #zerowaste #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #ecofair #reusefair#germinatestudio
Flow Necklace, hand forged from copper & brass, made purely of upcycled materials. Zero waste. Nearly everything I make has a story, be it stones, fossils, shells, seeds, feathers & wood collected while hiking or traveling & then incorporated into wearable art, housewares & displays, or remnant copper wiring & vintage square nails from home renovations becoming hand forged rings, bracelets & pendants, or wood that beavers have cut & discarded, transforming into tables, crochet hooks & drum sticks, or naturally shed branches & seeds becoming buttons & beads for jewelry & textiles. The copper used in this necklace, is made from remnant copper wiring home renovations, which is cleaned, hand forged, hammered & shaped. The brass came from a fantastic initiative of Transition Meaford & @municipalityofmeaford called the Eco & Re-Use Fair, which I have been delighted to have participated since it's inception. This event helps support the shift from a throw-away society to a circular economy. A circular economy encourages businesses to design long-lasting, reusable & easily recyclable products. The RE-Use Station at the fair receives unwanted but reusable goods which are brought to the Community Centre & then passed along to the groups that requested the items in advance via their Wishlist Form. Part of my wish list included broken chains... #handforged  #upcycledcopper  #upcycledbrass  #reclaimedcopper  #reclaimedbrass  #zerowaste  #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #ecofair  #reusefair #germinatestudio 
Every year,  I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming  compost to nourish my garden.  Full cycle.  Zero waste.

Like a seed,  an egg contains  nascent life, potential  awaiting to emerge.  Here's to  beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... #newbeginnings  #newlife #naturaleggs #sustainableadyes #naturaldyes #organicingredients #localplants #handmade  #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #handmadehousewares #oneofakind #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #livethemoment #livethepresent #livetheprocess #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste#madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Every year, I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming compost to nourish my garden. Full cycle. Zero waste. Like a seed, an egg contains nascent life, potential awaiting to emerge. Here's to beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... #newbeginnings  #newlife  #naturaleggs  #sustainableadyes  #naturaldyes  #organicingredients  #localplants  #handmade  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #handmadehousewares  #oneofakind  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #livetheprocess  #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Like a seed,  an egg contains  nascent life, potential  awaiting to emerge.  Here's to  beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... Every year,  I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming  compost to nourish my garden.  Full cycle.  Zero waste.

#newbeginnings  #newlife #naturaleggs #sustainableadyes #naturaldyes #organicingredients #localplants #handmade  #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #handmadehousewares #oneofakind #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #livethemoment #livethepresent #livetheprocess #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste#madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Like a seed, an egg contains nascent life, potential awaiting to emerge. Here's to beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... Every year, I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming compost to nourish my garden. Full cycle. Zero waste. #newbeginnings  #newlife  #naturaleggs  #sustainableadyes  #naturaldyes  #organicingredients  #localplants  #handmade  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #handmadehousewares  #oneofakind  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #livetheprocess  #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Every year,  I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming  compost to nourish my garden.  Full cycle.  Zero waste.

Like a seed,  an egg contains  nascent life, potential  awaiting to emerge.  Here's to  beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... #newbeginnings  #newlife #naturaleggs #sustainableadyes #naturaldyes #organicingredients #localplants #handmade  #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #handmadehousewares #oneofakind #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #livethemoment #livethepresent #livetheprocess #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste#madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Every year, I play around with natural dyes, creating them from raw plant material... later becoming compost to nourish my garden. Full cycle. Zero waste. Like a seed, an egg contains nascent life, potential awaiting to emerge. Here's to beginnings, creation, health, rejuvenation, awakening nature & new life... #newbeginnings  #newlife  #naturaleggs  #sustainableadyes  #naturaldyes  #organicingredients  #localplants  #handmade  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #handmadehousewares  #oneofakind  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #livethemoment  #livethepresent  #livetheprocess  #urbanhomestead  #urbanfarm  #zerowaste #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & porcupine quills, sustainably collected while hiking or gathered form pow wow.

Porcupine Quills are  said to hold the same virtues attributed to the  porcupine,  representing qualities one may have, or qualities one my wish to learn. Porcupines are known to be  good natured with a sense of curiosity, playfulness &  wonder, delighting in the simple pleasures of the world. They are viewed  as a symbol of protection ,  self-empowerment, self-determination, strength, solidarity,  regeneration,  independence,  humility, self reflection,  purity,  innocence, trust,  love, partnership & vitality. 
Porcupines are non-aggressive,  releasing their quills  only when the animal  feels threatened. The Porcupine has few natural enemies, thus has much to teach about  joyful  spirit.  A porcupine has about 30,000  quills. When engaged, the quills fill with air, becoming buoyant. As water relates to emotions, this reflects the ability to float & move in emotional areas.  Porcupines can teach one to reflect  on  how we may affect others, or might be sensitive to the barbs of others , past or present. They can show how to move through life, without  seriousness, & still achieve. Young porcupines often stand upon their hind legs, rocking to & fro, waving their paws, in rhythmic-like dance, symbolizing that one might benefit from  a new rhythm in the dance of life.

Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space  in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist.  Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun.

#handforged  #upcycledcopper #sterlingsilver #reclaimedcopper #porcupinequills #healingmineral  #cirlce #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade #unisexjewelry #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & porcupine quills, sustainably collected while hiking or gathered form pow wow. Porcupine Quills are said to hold the same virtues attributed to the porcupine, representing qualities one may have, or qualities one my wish to learn. Porcupines are known to be good natured with a sense of curiosity, playfulness & wonder, delighting in the simple pleasures of the world. They are viewed as a symbol of protection , self-empowerment, self-determination, strength, solidarity, regeneration, independence, humility, self reflection, purity, innocence, trust, love, partnership & vitality. Porcupines are non-aggressive, releasing their quills only when the animal feels threatened. The Porcupine has few natural enemies, thus has much to teach about joyful spirit. A porcupine has about 30,000 quills. When engaged, the quills fill with air, becoming buoyant. As water relates to emotions, this reflects the ability to float & move in emotional areas. Porcupines can teach one to reflect on how we may affect others, or might be sensitive to the barbs of others , past or present. They can show how to move through life, without seriousness, & still achieve. Young porcupines often stand upon their hind legs, rocking to & fro, waving their paws, in rhythmic-like dance, symbolizing that one might benefit from a new rhythm in the dance of life. Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun. #handforged  #upcycledcopper  #sterlingsilver  #reclaimedcopper  #porcupinequills  #healingmineral  #cirlce  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #unisexjewelry  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Crescent Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper.

The crescent is said to represent life cycles,  changing seasons, ebb & tide & fertility or the feminine cycle. The primary three phases of the moon -waning - waxing - full moon- can symbolize  dying, generating &  birth, which can be viewed literally as the cycle of life, or metaphorically, applying to ideas, intentions or actions.  Waning Crescent can symbolize clearing, be it of negative energy,  unneeded things, people or habits which are not serving one's higher interests. Waxing Crescent symbolizes growth & creativity. 
#handforged  #crescent #crescentmoon #upcycledcopper  #reclaimedcopper #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory#naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #ecofair #reusefair #germinatestudio
Crescent Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper. The crescent is said to represent life cycles, changing seasons, ebb & tide & fertility or the feminine cycle. The primary three phases of the moon -waning - waxing - full moon- can symbolize dying, generating & birth, which can be viewed literally as the cycle of life, or metaphorically, applying to ideas, intentions or actions. Waning Crescent can symbolize clearing, be it of negative energy, unneeded things, people or habits which are not serving one's higher interests. Waxing Crescent symbolizes growth & creativity. #handforged  #crescent  #crescentmoon  #upcycledcopper  #reclaimedcopper  #healingmineral  #eveythinghasastory #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #ecofair  #reusefair  #germinatestudio 
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & lava stone.

Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure.  Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change.  Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties.

Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space  in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist.  Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun.

#basalt #lavastone #circle #lavabead #copper #reclaimed #healingmineral #healingstone #healingcrystal #handforged  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #handmade #unisexjewelry #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Element Earrings, hand forged from upcycled copper, sterling silver & lava stone. Basalt, or Lava Stone, is a volcanic rock, formed when molten lava, created within the earth, solidifies quickly under heat & pressure. Its properties are known to contain the energy of its origins … a power, spark, raw energy & infinite wisdom gained from the earth & its transformations over millions of years. Basalt is considered to be a stone of rebirth & is known for sparking creative energy, enabling one to better express ideas & dreams. Reinforcing one's connection to the Earth, basalt is known for its grounding qualities, evoking emotional tranquility, relaxation & a sense of calmness. It is said to be an effective mood stabilizer, promoting positive behavioural change & releasing attachment. It provides guidance, strength, courage, stability & understanding through times of change. Lava Stone is often used as an essential oil diffuser, allowing one to benefit therapeutically from both the stone & the essential oil properties. Circles commonly represent unity or unification of spirit & matter, wholeness & the element of spirit, or ether, the element that hold space in which the other 4 elements, air, fire, water & earth, can exist. Circles also seen as symbols of protection, strength & a representation of the sun. #basalt  #lavastone  #circle  #lavabead  #copper  #reclaimed  #healingmineral  #healingstone  #healingcrystal  #handforged  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #handmade  #unisexjewelry  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
This image, to me, illustrates the transitioning seasons... an autumn leaf encased in winter's ice, illuminated by the coming warmth of light of spring.  #georgianbay #winter  #autumn #spring #cominglight #southgrorgianbay #explorecollingwood  #home #roots #homeroots #nofilter #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #explorecollingwood #germinatestudio
This image, to me, illustrates the transitioning seasons... an autumn leaf encased in winter's ice, illuminated by the coming warmth of light of spring. #georgianbay  #winter  #autumn  #spring  #cominglight  #southgrorgianbay  #explorecollingwood  #home  #roots  #homeroots  #nofilter  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #explorecollingwood  #germinatestudio 
Grateful to live near water.  I grew up on the Nottawaga River & now live on the bay to which the river flows.  I am ever fascinated by the metamorphic shoreline.  #georgianbay #winter #southgrorgianbay #explorecollingwood  #home #roots #homeroots #grateful #nofilter #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #explorecollingwood #germinatestudio
Grateful to live near water. I grew up on the Nottawaga River & now live on the bay to which the river flows. I am ever fascinated by the metamorphic shoreline. #georgianbay  #winter  #southgrorgianbay  #explorecollingwood  #home  #roots  #homeroots  #grateful  #nofilter  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #explorecollingwood  #germinatestudio 
My son is showing a growing interest in photography & has been playing with my camera on our walks.  These photos made me realize that I had made the  majority of what I was wearing, between the necklaces, rings, earrings, crocheted toque, arm warmers, leg warmers, hip warmer, bag, cedar buttons, camera strap & organic body care. I love how techniques, materials & tools can be transferred between art disciplines.  I hope to be ever learning & experimenting. 
#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #localherbs #handmade #handforged #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #handmadetextiles #handmadeclothing #upcycledtextiles #upcycledclothing #sustaibaletextiles #sustainableclothing #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares #handmadehousewares #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade  #mulitidisciplinaryartist #germinatestudio
My son is showing a growing interest in photography & has been playing with my camera on our walks. These photos made me realize that I had made the majority of what I was wearing, between the necklaces, rings, earrings, crocheted toque, arm warmers, leg warmers, hip warmer, bag, cedar buttons, camera strap & organic body care. I love how techniques, materials & tools can be transferred between art disciplines. I hope to be ever learning & experimenting. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #localherbs  #handmade  #handforged  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles  #handmadeclothing  #upcycledtextiles  #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles  #sustainableclothing  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #handmadehousewares  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #mulitidisciplinaryartist  #germinatestudio 
Grateful to live near water.  I grew up on the Nottawaga River & now live on the bay to which the river flows.  I am ever fascinated by the metamorphic shoreline. .

#georgianbay #winter #southgrorgianbay #explorecollingwood  #home #roots #homeroots #grateful #nofilter #seekthesimplicity #livethelittlethings #oneofakind #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #explorecollingwood #germinatestudio
Grateful to live near water. I grew up on the Nottawaga River & now live on the bay to which the river flows. I am ever fascinated by the metamorphic shoreline. . #georgianbay  #winter  #southgrorgianbay  #explorecollingwood  #home  #roots  #homeroots  #grateful  #nofilter  #seekthesimplicity  #livethelittlethings  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #explorecollingwood  #germinatestudio 
OILS... a pure natural alternative to perfume. 
Contains certified organic steam distilled or cold pressed Essential  Oils in a base or organic Sunflower Oil,  known to be  deeply nourishing & a wonderful skin conditioner with high amounts of Vitamins A, B, D and E, minerals, lecithin & unsaturated fatty acids known to help dry & damaged skin, eczema and psoriasis.  oils.  Enjoy how the harmonious integration of base, middle & top notes interact with your own body chemistry or influence the atmosphere in your home environment.  Available in Germinate Apothecary's three signature scents. 
FOREST OIL .  A woody, sweet, fresh aroma with rejuvenating, warming & relaxing properties, known to elevate the mind, evoke balance, peace & a meditative state.

FLORAL OIL .  A sweet, floral, herbaceous & exotic aroma with calming, relaxing & uplifting properties.

BOREAL OIL .  An earthy, woody, warm aroma with calming & relaxing properties, known to uplift, evoke a meditative state, balance & peace.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients #bodyoil #naturalperfume #organicbeauty #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade #handmadeapothecary #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
OILS... a pure natural alternative to perfume. Contains certified organic steam distilled or cold pressed Essential Oils in a base or organic Sunflower Oil, known to be deeply nourishing & a wonderful skin conditioner with high amounts of Vitamins A, B, D and E, minerals, lecithin & unsaturated fatty acids known to help dry & damaged skin, eczema and psoriasis. oils. Enjoy how the harmonious integration of base, middle & top notes interact with your own body chemistry or influence the atmosphere in your home environment. Available in Germinate Apothecary's three signature scents. FOREST OIL . A woody, sweet, fresh aroma with rejuvenating, warming & relaxing properties, known to elevate the mind, evoke balance, peace & a meditative state. FLORAL OIL . A sweet, floral, herbaceous & exotic aroma with calming, relaxing & uplifting properties. BOREAL OIL . An earthy, woody, warm aroma with calming & relaxing properties, known to uplift, evoke a meditative state, balance & peace. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #bodyoil  #naturalperfume  #organicbeauty  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
In addition to Germinate Apothecary's line of unique signature scents, custom one of a kind, individualized scents  can be created  in both the mists & oils. Contact the Germinate Studio to create your own  One of A Kind -OOAK-  individualized scent with pure organic essential oils.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #veganingredients#organicbeauty  #handmade #handmadeapothecary #germinateorganics #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #fairtradeingredients #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
In addition to Germinate Apothecary's line of unique signature scents, custom one of a kind, individualized scents can be created in both the mists & oils. Contact the Germinate Studio to create your own One of A Kind -OOAK- individualized scent with pure organic essential oils. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #veganingredients #organicbeauty  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #fairtradeingredients  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Mists, ideal for body spray, or to freshen your environment.  Made from a  harmonious integration of base, middle & top notes of pure essential oils.  Enjoy how the these blends interact with your own body chemistry or influence the atmosphere in your home environment.  Available in Germinate Apothecary's three signature scents. .

FOREST MIST .A woody, sweet, fresh aroma with rejuvenating, warming & relaxing properties, known to elevate the mind, evoke balance, peace & a meditative state.

FLORAL MIST . A sweet, floral, herbaceous & exotic aroma with calming, relaxing & uplifting properties.

BOREAL MIST . An earthy, woody, warm aroma with calming & relaxing properties, known to uplift, evoke a meditative state, balance & peace.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #mist #bodyspray #roomspray #linenspray #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #veganingredients#organicbeauty #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade #handmadeapothecary #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #makersmovement #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Mists, ideal for body spray, or to freshen your environment. Made from a harmonious integration of base, middle & top notes of pure essential oils. Enjoy how the these blends interact with your own body chemistry or influence the atmosphere in your home environment. Available in Germinate Apothecary's three signature scents. . FOREST MIST .A woody, sweet, fresh aroma with rejuvenating, warming & relaxing properties, known to elevate the mind, evoke balance, peace & a meditative state. FLORAL MIST . A sweet, floral, herbaceous & exotic aroma with calming, relaxing & uplifting properties. BOREAL MIST . An earthy, woody, warm aroma with calming & relaxing properties, known to uplift, evoke a meditative state, balance & peace. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #mist  #bodyspray  #roomspray  #linenspray  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #veganingredients #organicbeauty  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #makersmovement  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's  line  has expanded  to include  2 differnt Beard Balms, Moustache Wax as well as a Face & Beard Serum to nourish, soothe & hydrate skin & hair. Since the beard acts as a wick for the oils the skin naturally produces, by drawing  oils from the skin, the face may become dry, irritated & itchy thus it is fundamental to focus on the foundation of the beard – the health of the skin beneath. 
VEGAN BEARD BALM .LIGHT HOLD . Deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Rich in essential fatty acids & proteins. Contains anti-inflammatory antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, astringent & emollient properties known to soothe, soften, strengthen, condition, restore & protect skin & hair, stimulate micro-circulation & aid skin irritations, rashes, burns, scarring, wounds & itchiness.

BEARD BALM .MEDIUM HOLD . Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, strengthen, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, improve hair manageability, rejuvenate complexion, protect skin & hair from environmental elements, stimulate cellular renewal & hair growth, & relieve skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness.

MOUSTACHE WAX . Deeply nourishing & rich in vitamins, proteins & essential fatty acids. Contains oils with antioxidant, emollient, humectant antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseborrhoeic, astringent, moisturizing, regenerative & soothing properties known to strengthen hair, stimulate growth, moisturize, soften, restore lustre, maintain hair health & protect from environmental elements as well as aid skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients #mensapothecary #mensbodycare #beardbalm #beardoil #moustachewax #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade  #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade  #germinatestudio
The Germinate Organic Apothecary Men's line has expanded to include 2 differnt Beard Balms, Moustache Wax as well as a Face & Beard Serum to nourish, soothe & hydrate skin & hair. Since the beard acts as a wick for the oils the skin naturally produces, by drawing oils from the skin, the face may become dry, irritated & itchy thus it is fundamental to focus on the foundation of the beard – the health of the skin beneath. VEGAN BEARD BALM .LIGHT HOLD . Deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Rich in essential fatty acids & proteins. Contains anti-inflammatory antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, astringent & emollient properties known to soothe, soften, strengthen, condition, restore & protect skin & hair, stimulate micro-circulation & aid skin irritations, rashes, burns, scarring, wounds & itchiness. BEARD BALM .MEDIUM HOLD . Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent, moisturizing & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, strengthen, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, improve hair manageability, rejuvenate complexion, protect skin & hair from environmental elements, stimulate cellular renewal & hair growth, & relieve skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness. MOUSTACHE WAX . Deeply nourishing & rich in vitamins, proteins & essential fatty acids. Contains oils with antioxidant, emollient, humectant antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseborrhoeic, astringent, moisturizing, regenerative & soothing properties known to strengthen hair, stimulate growth, moisturize, soften, restore lustre, maintain hair health & protect from environmental elements as well as aid skin conditions, afflictions, irritations & itchiness. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #mensapothecary  #mensbodycare  #beardbalm  #beardoil  #moustachewax  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #germinatestudio 
Heart Nut Pendants, each one individual & unique... like every being on this planet.  Hand made from sustainably harvested  local heart nuts & upcycled copper.  A perfect material for art projects ...not only are the nuts delicious, but  the shells are upcyled & transformed into pendants, malas & earrings.  Zero waste.

#handforged  #heartnut  #pendant #copper #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #zerowaste #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Heart Nut Pendants, each one individual & unique... like every being on this planet. Hand made from sustainably harvested local heart nuts & upcycled copper. A perfect material for art projects ...not only are the nuts delicious, but the shells are upcyled & transformed into pendants, malas & earrings. Zero waste. #handforged  #heartnut  #pendant  #copper  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #zerowaste  #handmade  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Nourish, restore & rejuvenate you skin with Germinate Organic Apothecary.  Made from organically grown local & wild crafted herbs, hand infused, fresh & in season, in cold pressed or steam distilled certified organic & fair trade oils.

EYE CREAM . Deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Rich in essential fatty acids & proteins. Contains anti-inflammatory antioxidant,
antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial & emollient properties known to stimulate micro-circulation, reduce lines, soothe,
soften, strengthen, restore & protect skin.

SERUM . Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, protect skin from environmental elements, refine lines, rejuvenate complexion & relieve skin conditions, afflictions & irritations.

TONER . Contains herbs with soothing, cleansing, purifying, uplifting, mild antiseptic, astringent properties known to tone, soften, refresh, re-establish natural balance & support hydration of the skin as well as promote healing, soothe burns & skin irritations.  Toners gently exfoliate, remove sebum, oil & dirt, thus helping to clear pores, condition the skin, restore pH balance & prepare the skin the absorb moisturizer. .

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organichydrosols #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients #organiceyecream #organicfacialserum #organictoner#organicbeauty #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade #handmadeapothecary #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Nourish, restore & rejuvenate you skin with Germinate Organic Apothecary. Made from organically grown local & wild crafted herbs, hand infused, fresh & in season, in cold pressed or steam distilled certified organic & fair trade oils. EYE CREAM . Deeply moisturizing & nourishing. Rich in essential fatty acids & proteins. Contains anti-inflammatory antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial & emollient properties known to stimulate micro-circulation, reduce lines, soothe, soften, strengthen, restore & protect skin. SERUM . Contains herbs rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino & essential fatty acids with emollient, humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory antiseptic, antifungal, antiseborrheic, astringent & regenerative properties known to revitalize, hydrate, soften, condition & nourish the health of skin & hair, protect skin from environmental elements, refine lines, rejuvenate complexion & relieve skin conditions, afflictions & irritations. TONER . Contains herbs with soothing, cleansing, purifying, uplifting, mild antiseptic, astringent properties known to tone, soften, refresh, re-establish natural balance & support hydration of the skin as well as promote healing, soothe burns & skin irritations. Toners gently exfoliate, remove sebum, oil & dirt, thus helping to clear pores, condition the skin, restore pH balance & prepare the skin the absorb moisturizer. . #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organichydrosols  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #organiceyecream  #organicfacialserum  #organictoner #organicbeauty  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Warm up from this frosty weather with a hot bath & soothing natural  bath salts made  with sustainably sourced certified organic essential oils. 
The concentration of minerals from the Dead Sea are far greater than any ocean in the world. Himalayan Rock Salt is rich in over 80 minerals & trace elements. These minerals work together to regulate cell activity, stabilize fluid levels in the body, accelerate healing of wounds, relieve inflammation & itchiness, soothe muscles & joints, draw toxins from the body, stimulate circulation, hydrate & soften skin & promote relaxation.  Contains oils with  restorative antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic & tonic properties  known to calm the nervous system, elevate mood,  enhance mental clarity, promote healing,  soothe irritated skin, support the immune system &  fortify the body.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #bathsalts #deadseasalts #himalayanrocksalts #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients#organicbeauty #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife  #germinatestudio
Warm up from this frosty weather with a hot bath & soothing natural bath salts made with sustainably sourced certified organic essential oils. The concentration of minerals from the Dead Sea are far greater than any ocean in the world. Himalayan Rock Salt is rich in over 80 minerals & trace elements. These minerals work together to regulate cell activity, stabilize fluid levels in the body, accelerate healing of wounds, relieve inflammation & itchiness, soothe muscles & joints, draw toxins from the body, stimulate circulation, hydrate & soften skin & promote relaxation. Contains oils with restorative antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic & tonic properties known to calm the nervous system, elevate mood, enhance mental clarity, promote healing, soothe irritated skin, support the immune system & fortify the body. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #bathsalts  #deadseasalts  #himalayanrocksalts  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients #organicbeauty  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Candle,  refracting light off a  spirit drum. Germinate candles are made with certified organic essential oils, so the air you breathe is the purest it can be. .

Hand Poured. Vegan. Burn Time, up to 80 hours. Biodegradable &  made from natural, renewable & sustainable resources.
Free from fragrance, pesticides, herbicides, petroleum,  toxic & genetically modified materials.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients #vegancandle #veganingredients #organicbeauty  #localherbs #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife  #germinatestudio @spiritdrums333
Candle, refracting light off a spirit drum. Germinate candles are made with certified organic essential oils, so the air you breathe is the purest it can be. . Hand Poured. Vegan. Burn Time, up to 80 hours. Biodegradable & made from natural, renewable & sustainable resources. Free from fragrance, pesticides, herbicides, petroleum, toxic & genetically modified materials. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #vegancandle  #veganingredients  #organicbeauty  #localherbs  #handmade  #handmadeapothecary  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio  @spiritdrums333
Congrats @dmetheral, winner of the Growth Pendant, composed of naturally shed cedar branches & copper. Contact me directly to arrange pick up & your choice of pendant.

Congratulations to @plantbasedaggie, winner of the organic apothecary gift set, made from local organically grown herbs, wild crafted herbs, hand infused oils, certified organic & fair trade ingredients. The apothecary set includes a floral salve & 2 lip balms, to nourish you skin during the dry winter months & travel size spice candle for warming winter nights.

I decided to do an additional giveaway to @jenni_day, as she was the only other individual who remembered to tag two friends. You will receive two lip balms.  Contact me directly to arrange pick up in Collingwood.

#handforged #cedarjewelry #reclaimedwood #woodjewelry #unisexjewelry#cedar#copperjewelry#sustainablejewelry #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #slowfashion #howireuse  #sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary #organicessentialoils #organicingredients #fairtradeingredients #veganingredients  #localherbs #wildcraftedherbs #handmade  #oneofakind #germinateorganics #madeincanada #canadianmakers #shoplocal #supportlocal #supporthandmade  #makerslife #germinatestudio
Congrats @dmetheral, winner of the Growth Pendant, composed of naturally shed cedar branches & copper. Contact me directly to arrange pick up & your choice of pendant. Congratulations to @plantbasedaggie, winner of the organic apothecary gift set, made from local organically grown herbs, wild crafted herbs, hand infused oils, certified organic & fair trade ingredients. The apothecary set includes a floral salve & 2 lip balms, to nourish you skin during the dry winter months & travel size spice candle for warming winter nights. I decided to do an additional giveaway to @jenni_day, as she was the only other individual who remembered to tag two friends. You will receive two lip balms. Contact me directly to arrange pick up in Collingwood. #handforged  #cedarjewelry  #reclaimedwood  #woodjewelry  #unisexjewelry #cedar #copperjewelry #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #howireuse  #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicessentialoils  #organicingredients  #fairtradeingredients  #veganingredients  #localherbs  #wildcraftedherbs  #handmade  #oneofakind  #germinateorganics  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Leg warmers & arm warmers, made from upcycled sweaters. I started making these, along with hip warmers & hand warmers, when I lived in the West Coast about two decades ago. At time time, having grown up in Hockley Valley Ontario, I was not accustomed to the damp coastal weather.

I started sewing when I was little,  hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric,  transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape,  all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed.  Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles.

#handmade #sustainablefashion #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles #handmadeclothing #howireuse #armwarmers #handwarmers #legwarmers #hipwarmers #bumwarmers #upcycledtextiles #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Leg warmers & arm warmers, made from upcycled sweaters. I started making these, along with hip warmers & hand warmers, when I lived in the West Coast about two decades ago. At time time, having grown up in Hockley Valley Ontario, I was not accustomed to the damp coastal weather. I started sewing when I was little, hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric, transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape, all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed. Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles. #handmade  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles  #handmadeclothing  #howireuse  #armwarmers  #handwarmers  #legwarmers  #hipwarmers  #bumwarmers  #upcycledtextiles  #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles  #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Sweater coat, made from upcycled sweaters. Available at the Germinate Studio.

I started sewing when I was little,  hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric,  transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape,  all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed.  Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles.

#handmade #sustainablefashion #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles #handmadeclothing #howireuse #sweatercoat #longsweater #upcycledtextiles #upcycledclothing #organictextiles #organiclothing #sustaibaletextiles #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
Sweater coat, made from upcycled sweaters. Available at the Germinate Studio. I started sewing when I was little, hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric, transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape, all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed. Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles. #handmade  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles  #handmadeclothing  #howireuse  #sweatercoat  #longsweater  #upcycledtextiles  #upcycledclothing  #organictextiles  #organiclothing  #sustaibaletextiles  #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
I started sewing when I was little,  hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric,  transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape,  all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed.  Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles.

Pictured here, is a layered scarf & cedar necklace. Available at the Germinate Studio.

#handmade #sustainablefashion #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles #handmadeclothing #howireuse #scarf #layeredscarf #chunkyscarf #upcycledtextiles #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade #supportlocalfirst #handmadelife #makerslife #germinatestudio
I started sewing when I was little, hand stitching clothing & bags from scraps of fabric, transforming clothing that belonged to my mother & grandmothers, to better suit my shape, all long before I was aware of the terms upcycled & repurposed. Sewing has mainly been on the back burner for a while, but it has been nice to get out my sewing machine & explore the steamer trunks I have full of textiles. Pictured here, is a layered scarf & cedar necklace. Available at the Germinate Studio. #handmade  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles  #handmadeclothing  #howireuse  #scarf  #layeredscarf  #chunkyscarf  #upcycledtextiles  #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles  #sustainableclothing  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #giftideas  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #supportlocalfirst  #handmadelife  #makerslife  #germinatestudio 
Excited to share the opening of my studio, where the full collection of organic apothecary, jewelry, textiles, housewares & photography are available. See www.germinate.ca for details or to book an appointment.

Also, a big shout out to @imagesinsign @andrewheidman14 &  @robinsonspaintwallpaper  for taking the time to adjust colours so all my labels, tags & signage match, for accommodating my requests to add more yellow ... & just a little more... to the green in my logo. Also, a big thank you to Phil (pvhcontracting@gmail.com) for mounting my sign to drift wood & upcycled split rail, so I could have the rustic organic aesthetic I envisioned.

Support local... we have a phenomenal community.

#sustainableapothecary #organicapothecary  #organicfairtradeingredients  #localherbs #handmade  #handforged  #naturaljewelry #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion #slowfashion
#handmadetextiles #handmadeclothing  #upcycledtextiles #upcycledclothing #sustaibaletextiles #sustainableclothing  #naturalhousewares #sustainabehousewares  #oneofakind  #madeincanada #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal #supporthandmade  #makerslife #studioopen #community #germinatestudio
Excited to share the opening of my studio, where the full collection of organic apothecary, jewelry, textiles, housewares & photography are available. See www.germinate.ca for details or to book an appointment. Also, a big shout out to @imagesinsign @andrewheidman14 & @robinsonspaintwallpaper for taking the time to adjust colours so all my labels, tags & signage match, for accommodating my requests to add more yellow ... & just a little more... to the green in my logo. Also, a big thank you to Phil (pvhcontracting@gmail.com) for mounting my sign to drift wood & upcycled split rail, so I could have the rustic organic aesthetic I envisioned. Support local... we have a phenomenal community. #sustainableapothecary  #organicapothecary  #organicfairtradeingredients  #localherbs  #handmade  #handforged  #naturaljewelry  #sustainablejewelry  #handmadejewelry  #sustainablefashion  #slowfashion  #handmadetextiles  #handmadeclothing  #upcycledtextiles  #upcycledclothing  #sustaibaletextiles  #sustainableclothing  #naturalhousewares  #sustainabehousewares  #oneofakind  #madeincanada  #canadianmakers  #shoplocal  #supportlocal  #supporthandmade  #makerslife  #studioopen  #community  #germinatestudio