Jewelry, Toys, Fossils, Beads

The most unique shopping destination in Connecticut

The Shops
Great Fun & Amazing Shopping

Get ready for the Holiday Season! Do all your Christmas shopping in one spot.

Only 20 minutes from Mystic, CT!

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

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Route 85, Montville, CT, 06340

fluorescent minerals
dinosaur fossils
jewelry store
bead store
mystic gifts
crystal shop
toy store
Santa in the Village
Weekend with Mr. & Mrs. Claus
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FREE EVENT: Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 4 - 6 PM, and on Sunday, Dec. 18 from 1 - 3 PM!

FREE EVENT: Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 4 - 6 PM, and on Sunday, Dec. 18 from 1 - 3 PM at Nature’s Art Village!

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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Science Toys
Science Toys

Over 20 science experiments & STEM activities for kids. From $6.99

Over 20 science experiments & STEM activities for kids. From $6.99

Trinket Boxes
Vintage Trinket Boxes

Bejeweled, eye-catching enameled trinket boxes.
From $14.99.

Vintage eye-catching collectible. Bejeweled, enameled trinket boxes. Variety of colors, styles, uses. Perfect gift.
From $14.99.

Crystal Grids
Crystal Grids

Manifest your intentions!
From $9.99.

Manifest your dreams! A crystal grid is an intentional arrangement of crystals to enhance the crystals energy. Like an electrical grid, crystal gridding helps store and manage energy.
From $9.99.

Labradorite
Labradorite Jewelry

From $24.99

From $21.99

Real Dinosaur Bones
Real Dinosaur Bones

Real dinosaur bones from Utah Valley! Brontosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Hadrosaurus.
From $29.99

Real dinosaur bones from Utah Valley! Brontosaurus, Brachiosaurus, Ceratosaurus, Hadrosaurus. From $29.99

Smoky Quartz
Smoky Quartz

Balance, grounding, protection. From $8.99

Balance, grounding, protection. From $8.99

Plush Toys
Pick-a-friend!

A great selection of plush toys.
From $4.99

A great selection of plush toys. Douglas, TY Beanie Babies, Wild Republic, Melissa & Doug, Adventure Planet. From $4.99

Moonstone
Moonstone Pendants

From $24.99

From $24.99

Prehistoric Fish Bones
Prehistoric Bones & Teeth

Get your own prehistoric "crime scene" and try to investigate what happened here around 100 million years ago.
From $19.99

What happened here? Get your own prehistoric "crime scene" and try to investigate what happened in that piece of land around 100.5 million years ago. Real xiphactinus and enchodus fossils. From $19.99

Burning Sage
Burning Sage

A wide range of herbs & resins for
spiritual cleansing.
$9.99 each!

Burning sage is an ancient spiritual cleansing ritual. We have multiple groupings of herbs and resins for different purposes, including sweetgrass, copal, patchouli, frankincense, money drawing & yuletide. $9.99 each!

Miyuki Seed Beads
Miyuki Seed Beads

Variety of Miyuki beads, Delica beads, size 8-11.
From $2.59

MIYUKI beads are considered a "world standard" for their high quality, brilliance, and uniform shape. We have various types and sizes of seed beads. Delica, size 8-11. From $2.59

Oil Burners
Oil Burners & Essential Oils

More than 50 types of essential oils and variety of oil burners.
From $7.99.

Sweet and meaningful gift for a friend!
We have more than 50 types of essential oils for different purposes and variety of oil burners.
Essential oils from $7.99. Oil burners $9.99.

Monopolies
Monopoly Games

A wide range of herbs & resins for
spiritual cleansing.
$9.99 each!

Have you ever played Monopoly? But how about Dino-opoly? Various Monopoly-based games for the whole family. Cat-opoly, Dog-opoly, Space-opaly or, maybe, Shark-opoly?.. The choise is yours!
$29.99


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.

We have gifts 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!

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

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Sun., Dec. 4th — Wire Rings Class
Sun., Dec. 4th — Wire Rings Class

Beginners Class. Learn new wire techniques and make simple (but oh! so cute!) wire rings. Materials: 21g 1/2 round wire...

Sun., Dec. 11 — Swarovski Christmas Trees Jewelry
Sun., Dec. 11 — Swarovski Christmas Trees Jewelry

So cute and sparkly! Come create these great gifts just in time for the holiday. *Kits will be available for...

Sun., Jan. 8th — Winter Tree of Life
Sun., Jan. 8th — Winter Tree of Life

Intermediate Class Twist and spin wire to create a wearable work of art! Materials: 18g, 26g round wire of color...

Sat.-Sun., Dec. 17-18 — Santa is Coming to The Village!
Sat.-Sun., Dec. 17-18 — Santa is Coming to The Village!

Free Event: Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 PM, and on Sunday, Dec....

Introduction to Crystals
Introduction to Crystals

Identifying Crystals and How to Use Them

In this class, we will look at some of the more sought after metaphysical quartz crystals and talk about their shapes and uses in meditation and beyond.

Shop Hours

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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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