Six shops in one!

The most unique shopping destination in Connecticut

Great Fun & Amazing Shopping

CT Shopping was never so fun!

Knowledgeable and helpful staff, wide-open aisles, and a bright and cheerful atmosphere make The Shops at Nature’s Art Village a destination you will want to come back to again and again!

Artful Gift Shop, A to Z Mineral Shops, Ancient Fossil Shop, Artistic Jewelry Shop, Absolute Bead Shop & Ageless Toy Shop in one!

dinosaur fossils
jewelry store
bead store
mystic gifts
crystal shop
toy store
Gem of the Month
Gem of the Month
Amber

20% off storewide!

A-Z Mineral Shop
Rare Minerals & Fossils
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Real meteorites and dinosaur fossils will make a perfect unique gifts for all ages!

A to Z Mineral Shop is as much an attraction as it is a collector’s paradise! Real Jurassic period footprints from Connecticut River Valley. Real meteorites and dinosaur fossils will make a perfect unique gifts for all ages!

Jewelry & Gifts
Jewelry & Unique Gifts
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The Artistic Jewelry Shop features an incredible collection of hand-picked, one-of-a-kind jewelry.

The Artistic Jewelry Shop features an incredible collection of hand-picked, one-of-a-kind jewelry. Find a wide selection including Moonstone, Amethyst, Amber, Jade, Topaz, and more!

Beads
Beads, Wires & Craft Tools

The largest beading supplies shop in New England! Swarovski, Miyuki, Bead Smith, and Euro Tool. Plus, if we don’t have it, we will do our best to find it for you.


Whether you are already an avid beader or wish to explore your creativity in jewelry-making, you will find all the materials to create your perfect piece in our Absolute Bead Shop!

Mythical Gifts
Mythical & Bohemian Gifts
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Home décor items, mythical creatures, trinket boxes, rare crystals, singing bowls, dreamcatchers & more! Choose a unique gift for a special someone or just for you.

Our Artful Gift Shop offers shoppers a wide selection of home décor items and unique gifts to choose from for a special someone or just for you! Whether you choose an amazing piece of hand-blown art glass, an Italian handbag, or a perfect memento from your trip, it is sure to be unique.!

Crystals & Minerals
Crystals & Minerals
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Spectacular collection of crystals and minerals for sale from every corner of the Earth, including the rarest minerals on the planet.

Spectacular collection of crystals and minerals for sale from every corner of the Earth, including the minerals from rarest meteorites.

Toys for All Ages
Toys for All Ages
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Everything from science kits to plush animals is available at the Ageless Toy Shop.

Everything from science kits to plush animals is available at the Ageless Toy Shop. The toy shop carries the finest toys from well-known brands such as Melissa & Doug, Ty Inc., Crazy Aaron’s, Ravensburger, Safari Ltd., and Folkmanis Puppets.

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Unique gifts from minerals, fossils to jewelry and toys — anything you can think of! Surprise your child with a real Tylosaurus (Mosasaurs) tooth, buy a piece of a real meteorite and feel the power of crystal healing from Shungite Merkaba Star.

We have presents that everyone ages from 2 to 200 would appreciate. More than 80 different gems, including rare ones like Moldavite, Larimar, Chaorite and Kunzite, more than 100 beads, dinosaur toys and rare fossils — all coming together at The Shops at Nature’s Art Village.

Bring your whole family and ask our staff about the fluorescent room — this little secret area is going to make the shopping experience exciting even for your little ones!

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Gem of the Month of August — Tiger’s Eye! 20% off storewide. Rough pieces, beads, earrings, pendants & more!

Shop Hours

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Artistic Jewelry Shop:

Absolute Bead Shop:

Ageless Toy Shop:

Come visit us at The Shops at Nature’s Art Village, 1650 Hartford-New London Tpke, Oakdale CT 06370

Artful Gift Shop

Artful Gift Shop

Offering shoppers a wide selection of home décor items and unique gifts to choose from for a special someone or just for you.

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A to Z Mineral Shop

A to Z Mineral Shop

Unique gifts that will make everyone say “Wow” — real Jurassic era footprints, real meteorites, rare minerals. Shungite, moldavite.

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Ancient Fossil Shop

Ancient Fossil Shop

This amazing gallery in Nature’s Art Village is the perfect space to enjoy some of the most incredible wonders of the earth.

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Artistic Jewelry Shop

Artistic Jewelry Shop

The Artistic Jewelry Shop in CT features an incredible collection of hand-picked, one-of-a-kind jewelry.

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Absolute Bead Shop

Absolute Bead Shop

The largest bead shop in New England: Beads, wires, tools, semi-precious stone beads, beading classes. Swarovski, Miyuki, Tila beads.

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Ageless Toy Shop

Ageless Toy Shop

The Ageless Toy Shop has the area’s largest and most complete selection of everything dinosaur, including dino-games, sculptures, figurines, and more!

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