Category Archives: Art

New! Coloring Pages, on Patreon!

Did you know you can follow me on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/Columbine), and get access to my written material promoting Hellenic Polytheism, digital artwork, vocal tracks, video, and more?

Definitely check out the three pledge levels, which give increasing access, depending on monetary value.

Here is a peek at my newest experiment. This simple coloring page of Apollon Daphnephoros comes with a paean written by me, and is accessible with the $5 monthly pledge level, and those beyond it. On Patreon, I work hard to bring you quality works, that you will look forward to!

Follow me on Patreon, for material appearing nowhere else, great perks, and Pristine & Primrose shop discounts!

I hope to see you there, soon! 

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Pristine & Primrose – Custom Prayer Chain Options

Materials of my own custom prayer chain for Apollon, before being put together.

I am always willing to work with clients to make custom prayer chains that will truly resonate with them, and their spirits or Deities.  Here is a little information that you’ll need to know, going ahead.

Queen Hera full-sized prayer chain, available now.

I make two sizes of prayer chain:  Full-sized, and mini.  Both take roughly the same amount of time and skill to make, but the mini prayer chains are priced about $40-$60 dollars less than the full sized prayer chains, due to the smaller size of the beads involved.  Of course, final pricing will always depend upon the price, type and quality of the gemstones, metals, or other materials used.

Hekate mini prayer chain, available now.

Mini prayer chains are made with 7mm or 8mm beads, or a combination thereof.  They also feature one larger bead, usually around 12mm-14mm in size, as well as, a metal or acrylic end charm.

Full-sized prayer chains are made with 12mm or 13mm beads, or a combination thereof.  These may also feature 14mm beads or large gemstone nugget beads, used as spacers.  They may also feature a 14mm-20mm column or coin bead, along with a metal or acrylic pendant, and finally, a medium to large gemstone drop pendant or cabochon.

Beads may either be smooth or faceted.

Aphrodite Areia full-sized prayer chain, available now.

The standard wire used in my prayer chains is 20 gauge silver-plated copper, or gold-plated copper.  Silver-filled, gold-filled, sterling silver or 14 karat gold can be ordered at the request of the customer, and will be reflected in the price.

I use a variety of standard bead patterns when making prayer chains, but I am always willing to work with customers to create a pattern that works, and has meaning for them.  I will also add or subtract beads or other elements as the customer desires.

Apollon Pythios full-sized prayer chain, available now.

Glass, acrylic or resin substitutions can be used instead of gemstones to accommodate a lower price point for customers, but, as with all custom orders, materials which must be purchased specifically for a custom order must be paid for in full, including all shipping costs +10%, upfront, by the customer before any work will begin.

This first payment buys the needed materials, and serves as a deposit, refundable ONLY if materials have not yet been ordered at cancellation.  Once the materials are on their way to me, the deposit is no longer refundable, no matter what the reason for the cancellation.  If I refunded after ordering materials, I would be out of potentially tens of dollars, or more, that I would not have originally spent.

The 10% is always non-refundable, and covers the time I spend ordering materials and conceptualizing the custom piece.

If no custom ordering of materials is required, the usual pricing formula will be used.

The remainder of the price of a custom order will depend on the time I spend on the piece, any materials used which were already on-hand, overhead, taxes, and shipping costs.  It will be due upon completion, before being shipped to the customer.

If you have admired any of my prayer chains, and are interested in having a beautiful piece made especially for you and your spirit or Deity, I hope you will consider Pristine & Primrose for your needs.

Please use this Contact Page for questions and details, or to place an order.

Help Me Sponsor Oracle Cards!

Apollon Hyperboreios, by Lykeia

Lykeia is creating beautiful art for her Oracle of Apollon card project, but she needs sponsors to help fund each card as she creates them, as supplies for them cost her roughly $60 per painting. I would like to sponsor no less than three Oracle card paintings for the First Treasury Shrine of Apollon, but in order to do this, I need your help!

If you are interested in assisting in this great work from a phenomenal artist, I would like to receive Tarot requests from you. In order to accumulate the roughly $180.00 needed to sponsor the three paintings, I need at least four 13 card ($50 USD) Tarot requests, or eight 7 card ($25 USD) Tarot requests.

You can purchase your divination directly from my Divinatory Services page at any time, but for your convenience, I am including buying links below, along with instructions on how to proceed.

Truly, thank you to any and all who choose to help with this endeavor.  <3


To order a Tarot reading, please click on the Buy Now link for the one you want, and after payment, email your ONE inquiry (per reading) to LaurelColumbine(at)gmail(dot)com. With your inquiry, please include the title(s) of your reading(s), and your preferred name, along with the name that shows up via PayPal, so that I may properly identify you.

Please allow for one week (7 days), before receipt of your results.


Insights & Solutions Reading (13 Cards) – Helps with getting to the root of an issue, and determining a forward course. — $50 USD

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Thirteen Moons Reading (13 Cards) – A look into the future, thirteen Lunar Months ahead. — $50 USD

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Freestyle Reading (7 Cards) – For when you don’t have a specific question, and would just like to know what the Cards have to say. — $25 USD

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Garden Reading (7 Cards) – Useful for answering specific questions, and clearing the air around situations. — $25 USD

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Reintroducing, My Patreon!

I’ve had a Patreon account just sitting around for at least two years, which I hadn’t really done anything with.  I would occasionally toy with the idea of reopening it, but mostly I could never think of exactly how to utilize it to its fullest potential.  But, now that’s changing!

Thanks to some encouragement from a friend, I’ve decided to try it again. So, if you can entertain the thought of tossing me and my kids some monthly support, in exchange for Patreon-exclusive hymns, prayers, poetry, stories, mythic retellings, and my daughter’s awesome digital art, please check it out and pledge if you can.

Content will be available at various pledge levels, and some will even be free.  There will be perks, as well, which come in when you pledge at the $20+, or $50+ levels.  I really need to diversify my income, as I’m having trouble buying enough food for my kids, and keeping the rent up to date.

So, if you’ve ever wondered how you can help us out, other than purchasing divination from me, or shopping at my jewelry store, this is another great way to show us your support.  Please, consider it, and have a fabulous day!

https://www.patreon.com/Columbine

Just an Itty-Bitty Fraction of a Song…

So, little known fact:  Sometimes I write songs for Apollon.  Even rarer still, sometimes I record them.  I recorded this little bit earlier this evening and shared it to my FB, thinking that would be the end of it.  Um, no…

Apollon:  You know you’re going to put this on your blog right?

Me:  Are you kidding?  FB wasn’t enough?

Apollon:  You know better, darling.

Me:  I can’t sing…

Apollon:  *laughs*

Me:  I’m serious…

Apollon:  So am I.

Soooooo, yeah.  I can only record about a minute at a time because my internet is super slow right now, that’s why the next part will be a while, but thanks to Apollon, you get to hear part one.  And really, He’s the one to thank, because *I* really want to curl into a ball of embarrassment, and disappear.

Call to Apollon, part 1

Apollon, come into my life
I have opened the doors
I see You in the bleak afternoon
When the storm breaks upon the shore

I know You in the calm waterways
I’ve seen You in the warm summer rays
But now in my life I need You to recognize
That I am so weary without You

Apollon, walk into my heart
You have been given the key
To release all the troubles that have burdened me
For so long, and such a fitful life

[Image on the recording is “Apollon” by PeyotaS on DeviantArt.  I think. Please offer corrections if I’m wrong.]