Author Archives: AnitaNH

About AnitaNH

AnitaNH is a self-taught collage artist and former librarian who embraced mid-life crisis, dropped out of the corporate world and moved to rural New Hampshire to become creatively self-employed. Owner of Anita's Beads and Toad Hollow Minerals in Wakefield, New Hampshire, Anita also designs jewelry, fabric, and digital art prints. Original collage art and acrylic paintings are displayed in the gallery. Jewelry-making and collage instruction are offered by appointment.

Artist’s Reception

We had a great time at The Franklin Gallery last night. It was fantastic to see all the art arranged on new walls. There are 21 pieces displayed until the end of May so stop in if you happen to be in Rochester, New Hampshire.

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The gallery is located at RiverStones Frame shop at 33 North Main Street.  http://riverstonescustomframing.com/the-franklin-gallery/may-at-the-franklin-gallery/

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“Road to Serenity”

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Collage, acrylic, and digital art by AnitaNH will be on exhibit for the month of May 2018 at The Franklin Gallery in Rochester, New Hampshire. The artist reception will be Thursday May 3rd from 6-7 p.m.

The gallery is located at RiverStones Framing, 33 North Main Street in Rochester. You can view the exhibit Tuesday-Friday from 10-6, and Saturday 10-2. Contact Anita at 603-522-6529 for more information.

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About Stones: Dragon’s Blood Stone

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Astrological Sign: Leo
Chakra: Heart
Lore: Dragon’s Blood Stone is a healing stone that enhances life force, balance, courage, strength and vitality. Carry to draw money and love. It is known as a talisman of safety and profit, helping us to find new relationships. The stone is a “seeker/transformer” helping us discover new paths and approaches.
Geology: Dragon’s Blood Stone is a jasper, a variety of quartz, containing a mixture of green epidote and red piedmontite.
Localities: Australia, South Africa

About Stones: Aquamarine

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Astrological Sign: Gemini, Pisces, Aries
Chakra: Throat
Lore: Aquamarine is a stone of courage. It accelerates the intellectual reasoning process and enhances the connection with our higher self. It brings tolerance to judgmental people and order to those overwhelmed by responsibility. It is a talisman for sailors.
Geology: Aquamarine means ‘Water of the Sea’ in Latin. It is a member, together with Emerald, of the beryl group. Aluminum beryllium silicate colored by iron, aquamarine ranges from blue to blue-green.
Localities: Brazil, South Africa, Maine, Connecticut, Afghanistan

About Stones: Dravite

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Astrological Sign: Aries
Chakra: Solar Plexus, Sacral
Lore: Dravite empowers us, encouraging inner strength and calm. This tourmaline species is a powerful healer, particularly in the area of family dysfunction. Use for grounding after working with stones of high vibration. Carry for stamina when experiencing difficult situations. Aids in the release of negativity. Supports overcoming of addictions.
Geology: Dravite is a brown, sodium magnesium rich, species of tourmaline.
Localities: India, Brazil, Canada

About Stones: Angelite

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Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Chakra: Throat
Lore: Angelite forms a protective field around the environment where it is placed. It assists in communication with spirit totems. It can enhance awareness, telepathy, and astral travel.
Geology: Angelite is the mineral anhydrite, an important rock-forming mineral associated with gypsum and dolomite. The name is from the Greek meaning ‘without water.’ Angelite forms blue and white nodules and masses with an occasional touch of red hematite.
Localities: Peru