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  • How to Choose a Tarot or Oracle Deck

    Which should I choose- Tarot or oracle? It's a question I hear often! Tarot is having a real moment (decade really, so far...) and with the options for self-publishing expanding, there are many unique and creative decks to choose from, in any artistic style or theme you can think of.

  • Curbside, no-contact pick up and other ways to shop!

    We’re in the final stretch to the holidays, and there are many beautiful gifts, sets, crystal allies and stocking stuffers in the shop that have been sourced locally, sustainably, and lovingly! Now is the time to support your small, local shops, because we want to be here on the other side of the pandemic, making your neighborhoods colorful and serving as a pick-me-up destination. That’s what you’ve told me Star + Splendor is for you, and I love that!! There are a number of ways that you can shop at Star + Splendor according to your level of comfort. Here are some options! Curbside pick-up: Call or text in your…

  • Black Friday weekend specials!

    We’ve got some great sales happening this weekend, both online and in the shop! As always, you can purchase in the store, where we have the best selection, online with shipping, or online/by phone for local no-contact pick up!

  • Now open Sundays!

    The weather is turning colder, and the days darker, but we’ll have our lights on Wednesday-Sunday each week starting NOW! Sundays were a big hit last year, and I’m hoping this makes shopping easier for those of you who like to save Saturdays for family and friend time. Stay tuned for new product updates, new gift boxes for easy gifting and Black Friday/Cyber Monday specials! If you haven’t joined our mailing list yet, you can get the latest news there by signing up at this link.

  • Big reopening news!

    This week I announced that STAR + SPLENDOR will be reopening beginning Wednesday, May 25 with the following hours, as business ramps up: Wednesday 11am-7pm Friday 11am-7pm Saturday 11am-5pm I want to be careful and certain that everyone is safe so I’m putting these guidelines in place for those who wish to visit: You must wear a mask upon entering the shop. One person allowed in the shop at a time. Please use hand sanitizer before checking out (provided). We will maintain 6 feet between us during packing and check out. In addition, I will be sanitizing the door handles, and check out station, and switching the card processing screen…

  • About wellness and the measures we are taking…

    At STAR + SPLENDOR, we’ve been carefully and regularly monitoring the development of the COVID-19 illness in our area and in the world at large by keeping an eye on the CDC website and guidelines for best practices. The practitioners working in the space and I would like to assure you, our friends and clients, that we are taking extra measures to keep the space clean and healthy. We will continue offering the regular services and classes, so long as we are in good health, so that our community can continue to take the best care of themselves, reduce stress, and feel vital and strong. Here’s what we are doing to assist with that: – We…

  • Keeping a spiritual or magical journal

    The magical or spiritual journal is a bit different from a diary. It's focus is on matters spiritual vs. material, and it serves as a record of practice, a database of results and observations. In the Western esoteric tradition, we talk about "the aim of religion and the method of science." This type of journal creates a sort of data set, making a more scientific approach possible. This record of the spiritual journey enables to rely on more than our elusive memories and abstract sensibilities to see our progress, and what has and has not worked for us.