Nelson Family Opens Blue Lotus:
Fair Trade Products and Local Art
Owners of Beads Adds A Local Shop With International Goods
Blue Lotus opened it’s doors at 135 East De La Guerra Street in Santa Barbara, California on August 19, 2010.
Locally owned and operated, by the Nelson family of Beads, Santa Barbara’s bead shop for the past 26 years. Blue Lotus brings to Santa Barbara, a new experience that connects our village and the global village of art and creativity.
Some of the unique items Blue Lotus offers: handmade jewelry and gifts, glass sculpture, local art and photography, fair trade-organic chocolate, coffee, tea, beautifully made and fairly traded scarves from India, Himalayan culinary salt, Javanese lighting, sustainably made Djembe Drums, African baskets, masks, and sacred objects from all over the world.
A unique and local option for buying gifts and art, Blue Lotus is promoting sustainable and beneficial products for humanity and the environment, while keeping it local and shopping in Santa Barbara.