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The Shops
The Shops at Nature’s Art
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Gifts for the whole family! The most unique shopping destination in Connecticut. Gifts, toys, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, home decor, beads and more!

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Gifts for the whole family! The most unique shopping destination in Connecticut. Gifts, toys, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, home decor, beads and more!

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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 decor 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 decor 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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7 DAYS A WEEK!


Amethyst Decor
Amethyst

Collection of natural amethyst crystals and décor items.
From $2.99

Unleash the tranquility and serenity of amethyst with our collection of natural amethyst crystals and décor items. Each piece radiates a calming energy that promotes peace and relaxation.
From $2.99

Little Dishes
Little Dishes

These adorable handmade dishes, crafted from recycled glass, are perfect for teabags, incense, candles, pills or rings.
$9.99

Tiny treasures deserve tiny homes!🏠
These adorable handmade dishes, crafted from recycled glass, are perfect for teabags, incense, candles, pills or rings.
$9.99

Gemstone Beads
Stone Beads

Collection of natural amethyst crystals and décor items.
From $2.99

Nature’s mini-masterpieces! 💎Check out our collection of stone, glass, natural gemstone beads & bead supplies for designing your own
one-of-a-kind jewelry.
From $2.99

Wood Carving
Wooden Sculptures

Give this hand made gift of serenity as reminder of the simple beauty of nature to your loved ones,
From $10.99

Bring the tranquility of the forest into any home! The natural beauty of the wood adds a touch of organic elegance to any space. Give the gift of serenity and a reminder of the simple beauty of nature.
From $10.99

Amber Jewelry
Amber

These small pieces of resin have been preserved for millions of years.
From $2.99

These small pieces of resin have been preserved for millions of years. The process by which amber forms is still not fully understood, but it’s believed to involve the accumulation of tree sap over time in a waterlogged environment.
From $2.99

Gamal Root Terrariums
Gamal Root Terrariums

Hand-blown vessel bases are made from the root section of the Indonesian Gamal tree. There are no two identical pieces!
From $29.99

Hand-blown vessel bases are made from the root section of the Indonesian Gamal tree and then cut and kiln-dried to perfection. Next, an artisan fired a glass vessel over each base to perfectly form onto each base, creating a unique vessel. There are no two identical pieces!
From $29.99

Squishable
Squishable

Hug something! New collection of Squishable toys. Dozens of rare & unique Squishables!
From $16.99

Hug something! New collection of Squishable toys. Dozens of rare & unique Squishables!
From $16.99

Green River Formation
Green River Formation

Authentic Green River Formation fossils, dating back 50 million years (the Eocene Epoch.)
From $49.99

Authentic Green River Formation fossils, dating back 50 million years, showcase the diverse life that thrived in the Eocene Epoch.
From $2.99

Collectible Figurines
Safari Animal Toys

Unique plastic jungle animals for your collection!
Ages 3 and up.
From $4.99

Unique plastic jungle animals for your collection! Ages 3 and up.
Great educational toy, enhancing animals vocabulary, language skills, creative thinking and active cognitive learning through imaginative play.
From $4.99

Shark Tooth
Shark Tooth in Matrix

Fossilized dinosaur egg shell. It is believed these shells belong to Oviraptor or Saurolophus. From $6.99

Otodus is an extinct genus of mackerel shark which lived from the Paleocene to the Pliocene (66 to 56 million years ago). These specimen were found in Khouribga, Morocco. From $12.99.

Dinosaur Egg Shells
Dinosaur Egg Shells

Fossilized dinosaur egg shell. It is believed these shells belong to Oviraptor or Saurolophus. From $6.99

Fossilized dinosaur egg shell. It is believed these shells belong to Oviraptor or Saurolophus. From $6.99

Quartz Points
Quartz Points

Natural healing crystals for for Reiki, crystal healing, chakra balancing or meditation. 3″ x 1.5″ bag. $14.99

Natural healing crystals for for Reiki, crystal healing, chakra balancing or meditation. 3″ x 1.5″ bag. $14.99

Glass Beads
Glass Beads

Variety of Amethyst strands of different sizes. From $9.99

Millions of glass beads. From $3.99/scoop

Moldavite
Moldavite

One of the rarest minerals in the world. From $39.99

One of the rarest minerals in the world. From $39.99

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 & Delica Beads

Variety of Miyuki 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

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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 102 would appreciate. Hundreds of different gems, including rare ones like Moldavite, Larimar, Charoite, and Kunzite, thousands of beads and findings, 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!

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a curious newcomer, our staff is eager to share their expertise and guide you through our vast collection.

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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Basics of Beading
Basics of Beading
Saturday, June 8th
Beginners Class! Come make a necklace using the wire and clasp design. Perfect for all kinds of necklaces, bracelets, anklets and more!
30$ per person plus supplies.
Pre-registration only! The space is limited.
Call to register: (860) 443-4367
Basics of Beading
Splash Pad Daily
Friday, June 14th
Splash Pad opens every day!
(Weather dependent)
dinosaur park
Dad’s Dino Day
Dad’s Dino Day
Sunday, June 16th
Celebrate Father’s Day with The Dinosaur Place! With one child admission under 17, the mother comes in for FREE.

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

Unique Holiday Gifts for the Whole Family

Unique Holiday Gifts for the Whole Family

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

Largest A to Z Mineral Shop in CT

Largest A to Z Mineral Shop in CT

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

Ancient Fossil Shop

Ancient Fossil Shop

This amazing fossil gallery in Montville, CT is the perfect space to enjoy some of the most incredible wonders of the earth.

Your Local Jewelry Store | Official Site | Nature's Art Village

Your Local Jewelry Store | Official Site | Nature’s Art Village

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

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.

Surprise Your Little Ones at Ageless Toy Shop

Surprise Your Little Ones at 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!