BNB showcases artistic endeavors from painting, photography and jewelry making to Native American styled decorative art, ceramics, blown glass and more.
Originally located in
· Exhibits and sales of artistic works, primarily of the arts and crafts variety, but also including photography, painting and fiber works.
· Retail and wholesale of beads, beading supplies, books, bracelets, semiprecious stones, crystals, stones and clusters, earring findings, essential oils, medicinal and culinary herbs, incense, handmade jewelry, freshwater pearls, sterling silver beads, Swarovski™ crystals, tarot cards, teas, hand-blended oils, books, candles, custom-blended perfumes and bath products.
· Consultation services: consultation about using herbs for health, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy, Reiki, psychic and tarot readings.
· Classes, promotional lectures, psychic & health fairs. Classes focus on jewelry-making, beading, aromatherapy, medicinal herbs and personal development.
In addition to running Wise Weeds Botanicals
since 1992, Catherine Novak, founder and owner, has served as an adjunct
faculty member for
Also, she has taught in
several N.J. adult school programs. She has been a featured speaker at Barnes
& Noble; and spoken about medicinal herbs on the Health Nuts NJ radio show.
She has spoken about medicinal and edible herbs, beads and jewelry making to the annual meeting of the Methodist Ladies of Rankin, IL.
Catherine is certified as a medicinal herbalist, hypnotherapist and Reiki practitioner. A graduate of the Herbal Therapeutics, Inc. School of Botanical Medicine, she presents training workshops at day spas, stores and other venues on the healing properties of essential oils and herbs as well as personal development.