Stone Artistry ~ stone oil lamps, stone vessels, jewelry, fountains and more.  Light the Earth is the place to turn when you are looking for a unique gift, thank you, or décor element.

Husband and wife artists, John and Kim Novotny, specialize in one-of-a-kind stone oil lamps, handmade jewelry and spectacular stone art and furniture. You will love the ambience one of these unique creations brings to your home, office, or garden. Elaborate multi-lighted centerpieces for the dining room or board room to small single lighted lamps that can be grouped or used individually, these natural, hand-crafted creations by Light the Earth are sure to elicit a warm response.



set in stone 


Your life’s path may have brought you across a special stone that caught your eye or grabbed your attention. Light the Earth can turn your stone into a piece of “Memory Art”! Enjoy your meaningful stone now turned into functional art. Heirloom pieces that can be passed on to your loved ones who will then also cherish it for generations to come!

For ordering information, call 515-271-7625

or email kim@lighttheearth.com

Functional Stone Artistry

Fine one-of-a-kind stone oil lamps, stone vessels & jewelry as well as other functional stone artistry &

“memory art”...

Petrified Wood Pendant Necklace

Sodalite Stone Fountain

John & kim Novotny

125 5th Street

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265


Located in Historic Valley Junction


Holiday hours:

Tuesday 11 to 7

Wednesday 11 to 7

Thursday 11 to 7

Friday 11 to 6

Saturday 10 to 6

Sunday 1 to 4

Monday - my day off!  But if you really need to get into the shop, please call me at 515-867-3833 and we can arrange something!  Thanks

We are opened for all Valley Junction Events.

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday,  December 4 and December 11 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights. Along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

Oh, and if you see a note on the door... “Gone Rock Hunting” ~ we are rock hunting - follow us on Facebook to see where we are!


Retailers ~ Merchants...

Please contact us at 515-271-7625

or kim@lighttheearth.com

for wholesale details.

   Lapis Lazuli Stone Oil Lamps


stone art