Above & Below - Your Cosmic Oracle Deck - WholesaleRegular price $13.00
Welcome to Your Cosmic Oracle Deck!
This little astrological oracle deck began as a personal divination tool a few years ago. I realized I needed to simplify how I was using my intuition in my everyday life. Just by making a list of words on my favorite typewriter, I felt more of a connection to how I was viewing (or choosing to view) the smaller and bigger picture of my life at that time.
I see this deck as a personal teaching tool, while also being accessible for divination purposes. You get to learn some astrology along the way! Each word and color has an astrological correlation to "rulership" by planet or sign. Refer to the Glyph Guides to familiarize yourself with the symbols for each sign and planet. There are many ways to use this deck: draw a single card for the day, add a card or two to your tarot spread, or pull multiple cards to create a sentence and tell a story. Some of these words can be taken very literal, others may require a more playful mind to interpret. Use your imagination!
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All of HartVariations materials are cruelty-free and ethically sourced with great care. We are dedicated to No-Harm principles in our work.
A: No creatures are harmed in the process of creating HartVariations jewelry. We have a No-Harm, Cruelty-Free approach in our work. We source all materials with extreme care and ethical considerations. All the butterflies, beetles and moths we use come from sustainable, licensed butterfly conservation farms working to conserve native insect habitats. Snakeskin is shed naturally, feathers are collected after molting, and the skulls and jawbones come from natural deaths or owl pellets collected in the Pacific Northwest. HartVariations jewelry brings a second life to insects and other elements of nature.
Q: What are butterfly conservation farms?
A: Butterfly conservation farms, also known as sanctuaries, have been set up worldwide to preserve native habits and provide income for local populations. These farms require that forests and plants be protected and maintained instead of destroyed for other purposes. Butterflies and other insects are protected in these habitats. The survival rate of butterflies in the wild is only 2%, while on the farms, that rate increases up to 90%. On average, adult butterflies live 3 to 4 weeks.
All focal-pieces are constructed with lead-free silver solder and oxidized.
All necklaces are nickel-free, brass core with a gunmetal finish.
All ear hooks, hoops, and ear threads are dark oxidized sterling silver. All posts and ear nut backings are non-oxidized sterling silver.
All ring bands and bracelet metal is oxidized sterling silver.
We use rose gold-fill for earring findings and chain for our copper patina + rose gold styles.
Q: What kind of metal do you use?
A: I use the Tiffany Method of stained glass soldering. The focal metal is a lead-free, nickel-free blend of silver and tin that melts at a lower temperature, allowing me to encase natural objects that are sensitive to heat.