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Small Boat

"God is good, but never dance in a small boat. "
- Irish saying

11/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Persist Cat

"Persist "
- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore.

13/16" tall x 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep

46.00

Small Cat Charm

- Image on both sides of the charm.

7/8" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

15.00

Kitten with Hat Charm

- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore. Image on both sides.

13/16" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

15.00

Cat with Hat Charm

- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore. Image on both sides.

15/16" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

18.00

Mandrake Fish

"Teach me to hear mermaids singing "
- John Donne, from the poem, “Go and catch a falling star”. The mandrake is learning the mermaids song from a friendly fish. Perhaps the mandrake root, a creature neither human nor plant, is hoping to be able to meet another creature who exists between two worlds, the mermaid, a creature who is neither human nor fish.

7/8” wide at top x 1 1/8” wide at bottom x 1 3/4” tall x 3/8” deep

85.00
Very limited stock

Singing Fish

- This friendly fish, singing the mermaids song, was inspired by the line “Teach me to hear mermaids singing” from a John Donne poem.

1” tall x 1/2” square

46.00

Mermaids Singing

"Teach me to hear mermaids singing "
- John Donne, from the poem, “Go and catch a falling star”

3/8” tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Fall Seven Times

"Fall seven times, stand up eight. "
- Japanese proverb

1/2” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Fearless

"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful. "
- Mary Shelley, “Frankenstein”

13/16" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

Love Of A Cat

"What greater gift than the love of a cat? "
- Charles Dickens

5/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Feathers

- Freyja, the Norse goddess of love, fertility, battle, and death, has a cloak of feathers that enables her to fly over the world in the form of a bird.

1" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00

Acorn and Oak

- Throughout the Western world, the oak tree is symbolic of power and strength.

5/8" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Deer

- In Korea, the deer is a symbol of longevity and it alone can find the sacred fungus of immortality.

1 3/8" tall x 1" wide x 1/2" deep

75.00
Only one left in stock

Out Loud

"I am here to live out loud. "
- Emile Zola

7/16" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

People Who

"People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. "
- George Bernard Shaw

7/8" tall x 5/8"diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Resist Much

"Resist much. Obey little. "
- Walt Whitman

1/2" tall x 9/16” diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Pregare

"Pregare, sperare, e non ti preoccupare.”, “Pray, hope and don’t worry. "
- St. Pio of Petrelcina, Padre Pio is the patron saint of civil defense volunteers, but is unofficially known as the patron saint of stress relief, because of this famous advice.

3/8” tall x 9/16” diameter

37.00

Windows

"All the windows of my heart I open to the day. "
- John Greenleaf Whittier

5/8" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Blue Crab

- In China the image of a crab is used on charms to express a desire for peace. In addition, the crab’s ability to grasp things tightly in its claws is thought to help people achieve their goals. In modern heraldry, a scallop shell symbolizes a pilgrimage.

1" wide x 1 5/16" tall x 3/8"deep

65.00
Very limited stock

Not Knowing

"Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. "
- Emily Dickinson

11/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Errors Like Straws

"Errors like straws, upon the surface flow: he who would search for pearls must dive below. "
- Dryden

15/16" high x 11/16" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

May You Live

"May you live all the days of your life. "
- Jonathan Swift

3/4” tall x 1/2” diameter

37.00

Staying at Home

"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. "
- Jane Austen

11/16” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Sugar Skull Buttons (Bronze)

"Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican 'Day of the Dead' "
- Set of 4 different faces

9/16” tall x 1/2” wide

40.00

Loves Me Daisy

"Loves me, loves me not. "
- Daisies are emblems of fidelity, and are used in love spells and divination.

7/8” tall x 1/2" wide x 3/16” deep

42.00
Out of stock

Daisy Chain

- Daisies are emblems of fidelity, and are used in love spells and divination.

9/16” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Art of Being Wise

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. "
- William James, “Principles of Psychology,” 1890

3/4” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Square Butterfly

- Butterfly design adapted from British embroidery of the Stuart Period.

5/8” square at top and bottom x 11/16” tall

42.00
Only one left in stock

The Artist

"The artist is nothing without the gift, and the gift is nothing without work. "
- Emile Zola

13/16” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Flies

- Images of fly, caterpillar, and primrose adapted from British embroidery of the Stuart period.

5/8" tall x 3/4" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Curiosity

"Curiosity is the key to creativity. "
- Akio Morita

7/16" diameter x 3/4" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Big Octopus

1 1/2" tall x 1 1/16" wide at top, 5/8" wide at bottom x 3/8" deep

78.00
Only one left in stock

Peace Is Our Gift

"Peace is our gift to each other. "
- Elie Wiesel, Excerpt from: Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.”

1/2“ tall x 9/16“ diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Inquire Within

3/8" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Kindness

"The highest form of wisdom is kindness. "
- The Talmud

7/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Two-faced Skull Charm (Silver)

"Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican "Day of the Dead". "
3/4" tall x 9/16" wide

12.00

If We Are Loved

""If we are loved we are indispensable" "
- Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894

9/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Silver Sugar Skulls

"(Three Skulls on one bead) "
- Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican "Day of the Dead".

3/4" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Flower Skull

"Until death, it is all life. "
- Miguel de Cervantes, Design based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican "Day of the Dead".

1" tall x 7/8" wide x 3/8" deep

60.00
Only one left in stock

Self Trust

"Self trust is the essence of heroism "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

1/2" diameter x 13/16" tall

37.00
Only one left in stock

Mistakes

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery. "
- James Joyce

9/6" diameter x 3/4" tall

37.00
Only one left in stock

Beckoning Cat

"For Luck "
- In Japan, a figure of a beckoning cat is displayed to bring good luck to a business. The cat beckons with the right paw to attract money and with the left paw to attract customers.

1 1/16" tall x 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep

50.00

Small Key

- In tea leaf reading, the key symbolizes an increase in business.

5/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

Lantern Fly

"Thou art my way; I wander if thou fly; Thou art my light; If hid, how blind am I! "
- Francis Quarles, 1592 - 1644, Early naturalists believed that the lantern fly's large proboscis gave off a bright light in the dark.

1" tall x 1 13/16" wide x 3/8" deep; Off center hole, see photo.

78.00
Only one left in stock

Miniature Flat Dragonfly

3/4" wide at top x 5/16" wide at bottom x 1/2" tall x 3/16" deep

42.00
Only one left in stock

Porte Bonheur

"Porte Bonheur", French for "Bringer of Happiness "
- In France, at the beginning of May, the custom is to buy a pot or bouquet of lilies of the valley for oneself, or as a gift for family or friends. Lily of the valley (muget de bois) is nicknamed "porte bonheur," and this gift is believed to bring good luck through the year.

1/2" wide x 7/8" tall x 7/16" deep

42.00
Only one left in stock

Lucky Primrose

"For Luck "
- In German folklore, if you wear a primrose, you will find treasure.

3/4" tall x 5/8" wide x 3/8" deep

42.00

Miniature Lucky Eggplant

"For Luck "
- Japanese folklore says that if you dream of an eggplant on the third night of the New Year, you will have good luck.

5/8" tall x 3/8" wide x 3/16" deep

42.00

Raven Lilies

"See, how the lilies flourish white and fair! See, how the ravens fed from heaven are! "
- Thomas Dyches, "A Guide to the English Tongue", 1800

1 5/16" wide x 1 1/4" tall x 1/2" deep

85.00
Out of stock

Five Sided Lily

1" tall x 3/4" diameter

50.00
Out of stock

Round Cowboy Butterfly

- Another design from a vintage cowboy boot. Blackfoot Indians believed that butterflies bring dreams.

11/16" diameter x 5/8" tall

37.00

Above the Cloud

"Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. "
- Pythagoras

5/8" diameter x 5/8" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Who Looks

"Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, wakens. "
- Carl Jung

5/8" diameter x 3/8" tall

37.00

Mandrake with Eye

"The clouds ye so much dread are big with mercy and shall break in blessings on your head. "
- William Cowper

1 1/8" wide at top, 5/8" wide at bottom x 2" tall x 3/8" deep

85.00
Only one left in stock

Lucky Peony

- Large screens painted with peonies, symbols of auspicious good fortune, were displayed at traditional Korean weddings.

3/4" wide x 3/4" tall x 1/4" deep

42.00
Very limited stock

Sheep / Wolf

"Chi pecora si fa, il lupo se mangia - Who makes himself a sheep will be eaten by the wolf "
- Traditional Italian Proverb

5/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Honey Bees

- In ancient times the bee was believed to be a messenger from the gods. The bee is also a traditional symbol of industry.

3/4" tall x 11/16" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Dandelion Seeds

- Andrew Marvell, 'To His Coy Mistress'

3/4" high x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Old Sins

"Old sins cast long shadows "
- Proverb

5/8" in diameter x 6/16" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Traveler

"Traveler there is no path. Paths are made by walking. "
- Antonio Machado

13/16" tall x 3/4" diameter

38.00
Very limited stock

Practiced Hand

"It is the practiced hand that makes the natural gesture "
- Willa Cather, 1873-1947

5/8" in diameter x 5/8" tall

37.00
Only one left in stock

Cherry Blossom

- In early Japanese folklore, symbolizes spring, abundance and unassailable vitality.

1/2" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Small Ginkgo

9/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Turn But A Stone

""Turn but a stone and start a wing" "
- Francis Thompson 1859-1907

9/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Pine Branch

"In Japan the pine is a symbol of longevity and good fortune. "
- In China the pine tree also symbolizes steadfastness and self discipline.

13/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Acorn, Pear, Ivy

"In tea leaf reading, the acorn symbolizes health, the pear, wealth, and ivy, honor. "
3/4" triangle at top and bottom x 3/4" tall

46.00
Out of stock

Me To Know

"For me to know and you to find out. "
- Fred (the cat) can keep a secret.

5/8" square

42.00
Only one left in stock

Love & Scandal

"Love and scandal are the best sweetners of tea. "
- Henry Fielding 1701-1754

1 1/8" tall x 5/8" diameter

48.00
Out of stock

Tibetan Tiger

"Fortune favors the brave "
- An old proverb. The tiger symbolizes power and authority. Holes may be centered or off-center, see photo. Use special order instructions to specify.

1" wide x 1 1/4" tall x 1/2" deep

75.00
Only one left in stock

Road of Excess

"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. "
- William Blake, 1757 - 1827

1/2" diameter x 3/8" tall

37.00

That's My Name

"That's my name, don't wear it out. "
- Fred practices selective hearing.

5/8" square

42.00
Only one left in stock

Life Problem

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a work to be made. "
- Phillip Yancey

1/2" diameter x 3/8" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Grasshopper

"In China, the grasshopper is symbolic of abundance. "
1 1/4" long x 1/2" square ends

50.00
Very limited stock

Our Remedies

"Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie which we ascribe to heaven. "
- Wm. Shakespeare"All's Well That Ends Well"

5/8" high; 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Little Red Hen

"'I'll do it myself,' said the little red hen, and she did. "
1-1/4" tall x 1-1/4" wide x 7/16" deep

75.00
Very limited stock

Queen Bee & Drones

- Queen on front, two drones on back.

1" tall x 1" wide x 3/8" deep

60.00
Only one left in stock

Beach Pennywort & Grass

1-3/8" high x 1" wide at top; 2" wide at bottom; 1/4" deep

55.00
Very limited stock

Never too late

"It is never too late to be what you might have been. "
- George Eliot 1819-1880

1/2" diameter x 5/8" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Probable Reality

"Reality is not always probable, or likely. "
- Jorge Luis Borges 1899-1986

5/8" diameter x 7/16" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Lucky Butterflies

"For luck "
- In China butterflies may symbolize abundant leisure and joy; in Japan, two butterflies symbolize conjugal happiness.

3/4" tall x 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep

42.00
Only one left in stock

Double Dragonfly

"Everything you can imagine is real. "
- Pablo Picasso 1881-1973

2" tall x 1-1/8" wide at top; 5/8" wide at bottom x 3/8" deep

85.00
Only one left in stock

Be Not Forgetful

"Be not forgetful to entertain strangers. "
- Holy Bible, Hebrews 13:2

13/16" diameter x 1" tall

48.00

Tall Maple

- In Japan, the maple leaf is emblematic of fall, and of lovers. Design adapted from an antique piece of embroidery.

1 7/15" tall x 5/8" diameter

46.00

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