The Ancient craft of stone art
millions of years in the making
Light the Earth
available at our online store
We will address and send to your special person with a message of your choice!
Kim & John Novotny
light the earth
has a new home
in Mainframe Studios!
directions + parking
Our address says Keo Way, but our main entrance is where 10th & Center meet.
There is parking in surrounding lots on nights and weekends. Look for our new signs to help know where to park.
What are driving directions?
Directions from I-235: Take the "Keo Way" exit towards downtown. Take a Right at 12th Street, Left onto Center Street, and First Left into our driveway. This leads to our lower-level covered parking lot.
Directions from Downtown: Take 10th Street North. As the road curves to the left towards Methodist Hospital/Unity Point, take the last driveway on your right before reaching 12th Street. Follow the driveway to the lower-level covered parking lot.
Where do I park?
Mainframe Studios' lower-level covered parking lot
Street parking at Chestnut and 10th Street
Street parking north of Keo Way on 10th Street
Center Street Park & Ride Parking Garage
Nights and Weekends Only - Guests are welcome to park in the surface lot just south of Mainframe Studios on 10th Street. This lot is owned by Principal Financial Group.
questions? call or text light the earth at 515-867-3833
We have moved to our new space located at
900 Keosauqua Way, Studio 102 in Des Moines,
Iowa in the newly created Mainframe Studios!
Sunday 1pm - 3pm
Monday 11am - 2pm
Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
If these hours do not work with your schedule,
we would be happy to set up a time to meet you!
Please call 515-867-3833
Light the Earth specializes in natural stone art: one-of-a-kind stone sculptures, oil lamps, hand crafted jewelry, stone vessels, fountains and spectacular stone art & furniture. Hiking secluded, cold water streams surrounding the Great Lakes, kayaking in Canada or searching regions of the great west for unusual stone, petrified wood, marble, alabaster, amethyst, calcite, rhodonite and much more, we are always in search of that perfect stone, The stones are selected for their beauty and then sculpted, contoured and polished into various pieces.
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rock hunting adventures
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