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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

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

Gallery Hours...

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday  ~ 11am to 5pm

Thursday Farmer’s Market ~ 11am to 8pm

Saturday ~ 10am to 5pm

Sunday ~ 1pm to 3pm

If you need to get in touch with us, please email or call the shop at 515-271-7625.

We will absolutely schedule a time to meet with you at our shop if the shop hours are not convenient for you!  Just send us an email!


Retailers ~ Merchants...

Please contact us at 515-271-7625


for wholesale details.

   Lapis Lazuli Stone Oil Lamps


stone art