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  • Making time for Silence

    In my experience, the most soulful yearnings are deeply uncomfortable. They appear black and sticky, and often have to do with a sense of worthiness. I may not understand how I can let them in, or why I should. I know from experience that the ask of the soul will change the shape of my life. That’s very frightening.

  • New gift cards!

    Just in time for the holiday season, we have new branded gift cards for the magical people in your life. Perfect for fans of the shop, these swipeable gift cards can be set with any amount, large or small. Allow them to select for themselves from the offerings in the shop, and take advantage of later sales on items and services when they are ready. Slip one into our new selection of artisan-made greeting cards and you’ve given the gift of magic! We currently are well stocked and offering a flash sale each week up til the New Year, so stop by for any last minute sparkles and gifts you…

  • Announcing the Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday sales!

    I am excited to announce the sales we have planned for the weekend of November 26-29! This year has been an abundant one, and I’m extraordinarily grateful to expand on what was offered last year. Here’s what you need to know: The entire store is 10% off through the weekend All Tarot and oracle decks are 15% off All crystals are %15 off (no exceptions) All Skipping Goat Farm and Art & Alchemy house made lines are 20% off (goat milk soap, skin care, beeswax intention candles…) Tarot reading gift cards are on sale $75/one hour (reg. $110) with an expiration for 1 year after purchase. Can be redeemed for…

  • The ethics of Star + Splendor are the heart of the business.

    Star + Splendor is a metaphysical business that is built upon a strong foundation of ethics. This is something that has always been important to me, because the shop and its services are both my vocation and my passion. It is also a path of service for me. It’s my aim to give my customers, Tarot and coaching clients the best and most complete information and options. I wish for healing, empowerment and compassion for us all. We do no harm here – in fact, the shop aims to make the world a better, more magical, and more verdant place. With the increased interest in crystals, mediumship, Tarot and other…

  • 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…