“Hand With Pearls and Lover’s Eyes” 7x5 inches, oil on panel © Fatima Ronquillo, 2017

In A Lover’s Eye

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For the Outlander television series, costume designer Terry Dresbach created an ensemble for Geillis Duncan that included a brooch containing Bonnie Prince Charlie’s eye as a secret sign of her political allegiance to the Jacobite cause. As Dresbach explains it,...
STAR POWER April 3 Mercury in Aries *Use your voice* April 11 New Moon in Aries *Efforts now pay off* April 14 Venus in Taurus *Indulge your senses* April 22 Earth Day *Make a resolution* April 26 Full Moon in Scorpio *Intensity and action* Throw aside...
The warmth of Midsummer voluptuous, yet restful weaves her magic into every drop of precious sunlight so fleeting and so powerful with honeysuckle nectar at our lips and birdsong the score in the Season of Swoon The vibrancy and heightened sensuality of Summer often feels like a dream....
This soap is an ode to the dancing of underwater light, the shimmering of sunlight filtering through kelp forests and the gray depths that stretch far beyond our reach. It is also an ode to labradorite, the stone that...
Majestic trees inhale to draw breath from each graceful limb deep into their hearts, sprinkling jeweled leaves along a scented path. The earth, still ripe with bounty, shimmers between the worlds, and magic is everywhere. The most mystical of seasons is finally with us, my Loves!...
© Emma Stoner Photography

Celtic Fusion Designs

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Feature image: ©Emma Stoner Photography Fabric artist Regina Tierney creates clothing for the magic ritual that is daily life. Her designs, made from natural and sustainable materials, add a feel of Celtic spirit and culture into ensembles that can be worn anywhere...
Ahh, cheris, this Yuletide season has rushed to greet us, no? It seems only yesterday I was writing to you about warm days, and, though Autumn is always far too fleeting, this year it seemed especially so. In an...

Spring Awakening

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“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems” —Rainier Maria Rilke As the world blooms, in the spirit of spring renewal, so does your beauty—with a little help from these delicious masks, which add much-needed nourishment...
With loquacious Gemini winds all around, June tends toward a vibration of lightness not unlike a chatty flock of magpies. This famously talkative bird shares no idle gossip, however – it is largely considered to be one of the...
One of the greatest draws for modern people to the Romantic past is a fashion aesthetic dramatically different from our own. It’s true for everyone, though women typically more readily admit they adore the idea of flowing silks and...