February 13, 2013

Tellus 360 ~ Lancaster, PA

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Can't say enough great things about Tellus 360!
This is one of those shops that isn't a just a store, but an experience!

Well-named. "Tellus" means "Earth" in Latin.
A fresh, eco-friendly philosophy with fair trade, sustainable items.
Reclaimed wood furniture with an irresistible, rustic richness.

Not only green in the environmental sense, but also literally;
the building is topped with a 9,600 square foot vegetated green roof!

The browse itself is a delight in Tellus 360's peaceful, zen-like ambiance.
Join me!


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Blankets created with yak yarn from Nepal. Yes, yaks.
Such lush colors! I dare you not to feel the softness!



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WeWOOD plants a tree for every purchase of one if its 100% natural wood watches.




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Anyone remember Charles Chips? What a creative piece of nostalgia!



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Terrific bags! My favorite is the market tote at far right. Made from a coffee bean sack.



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It was hard not to take home this rough, hand-carved wood bowl. Imagine what you could keep in it!



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Tellus 360's Balance Boards - very cool.
Made from 3 types of reclaimed wood. Bamboo, multi wood & mushroom wood.



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Mmmmm. Luscious hand-knits.



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Oh, this fantastic table!
Made from one enormous piece of bubinga wood.
The raw bark edge is tactile, woodsy perfection.




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At the rear of the store, they have their own art gallery, called Gallery360.
When I visited, the art featured was "By Nature",
Sarah Butzer's captivating collection of black & white photography. 




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There was so much more:
Tellus 360 wooden electric guitars, handmade from recycled materials!
Comfy clothing.
Recycled glassware.
Antiques imported from Ireland.

Linens. Jewelry. Cards. Soaps. Candles. Books.
Bamboo bowls & utensils.
And on and on...


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Beyond all this -
they do custom work,
commercial furniture and fixtures,
and solar hot water systems.
Wow!


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Here's their website and their Facebook page.

I encourage you to visit this remarkable shop at 24 East King St. in downtown  Lancaster!
You'll not be disappointed.

3 comments:

  1. Looks like a place you can really get lost in and be able to let your imagination run wild. Great post!!

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  2. Hey LuAnn,
    Thanks for spreading the word! Your photos look great :)

    -Mike, Tellus360

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    1. Thanks, Mike. I appreciate the feedback.
      Can't wait to return to Tellus360 - just love it!

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