Shop Local: Crystal Visions

Leah LeMoineJune 2019
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With their gravity-defying growth and modest moisture needs, air plants – scientific name tillandsia – are already pretty magical, but artisan Marci McDonald wanted to imbue them with even more power. Following in the footsteps of her aunt, a crystal healer, she embeds her “tillies” in hunks of crystal, geodes, ore and gold-dipped pink Himalayan sea salt charged with good energy for her Lucky Air Plant + Crystals line. “I think people are trying to manifest happiness and intention in their lives,” she says. “By focusing on the healing properties of the crystals and feeling and holding their energy, I believe my customers can bring more positivity and intention into their lives.” McDonald also sells the plants ensconced in wooden magnets, plaques and cutouts of words like “Lucky” and “Commit.” She could even make “Magic.”

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