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Autumn is Here, BethKaya Line is Up and Trickling Out!

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It may not be officially fall yet but in my world it’s here – I am so dizzy and late on an update. I rolled out a few new soap tones and sets live in my etsy shop now! Bath melts are taking a little longer , they are actually the kind of thing that takes a bit of finesse!

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Stay tuned for new scent hue announcements and tune into my @BETHKAYA instagram account for some giveaway updates! The blog content is going to ramp up big time. My little one is off to school and I have more time for the business. The plan is to expand presence which is already in motion. BETHKAYA just landed at new yoga studios in NJ, NY and Scotland! I will be doing blogs about all the locations that carry my label and interviews with some of my peers in the self made industry. These are always textured and interesting people, so I want to share their mission & why with you through an interview style process here on the blog.

In the mean time here are some of the latest creations live in my shop, These are seasonal things that might not come back next shift around the sun. I love working my shop like a farm to table cafe of sorts. It somewhat is; with ingredients being fresh, seasonal and limited here and there. Every season the “menu” takes a different shape. It’s a really lovely and quasi ephemeral way to design intentional bath and body. Check it out:

✨A few new things in the shop just for Fall - including this #THIEVES guardian #soap - Historical #EssentialOil Blend known as Thieves - Clove, Orange Peel, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf and Rosemary - gets its moniker from the time of the bubonic plague when bodies would pile up and pillagers used this blend to thwart contracting plague while robbing their discarded spoils. I've paired this blend with a soothing guardian soap and #blackonyx perfect for blocking illness and bad energy infections. ✨Till midnight I'm including Black Orgone Tetras in ALL shop orders.⚡️ BethKaya / etsy ⚡️

#THIEVES guardian #soap – Historical #EssentialOil Blend known as Thieves – Clove, Orange Peel, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf and Rosemary – gets its moniker from the time of the bubonic plague when bodies would pile up and pillagers used this blend to thwart contracting plague while robbing their discarded spoils. I’ve paired this blend with a soothing guardian soap and #blackonyx perfect for blocking illness and bad energy infections. ✨

These all smell like fall. #apples #clove #oranges ⚡️#Vegan long burning non GMO soy and candelilla house mix wax blend Candles inside of Crystals now with wooden wicks that crackle ad more scent Shout at me if you want one before I list this batch ✨there are some Sweet orange and Vetiver ones live already in my shop! $25-30 +Shipping ✨BethKaya/️Etsy me✨should i ️Auction something tomorrow? Have you guys entered the ️Alien / Orgone giveaway a few back? Have a great Labor Day Weekend! ⚡️

These all smell like fall. #apples #clove #oranges ⚡️#Vegan long burning non GMO soy and candelilla house mix wax blend Candles inside of Crystals now with wooden wicks that crackle ad more scent  ⚡️

Matchy Matchy ☺️ Some new pairings and combos live in my ✨etsy✨ like thos faithful shea full bar soap with matching shimmer spray! also don't forget about the #leofiregiveaway anddddd the collab giveback a few posts back (with the shelves!!) ⚡️ my little one started school today - sadness! enjoy your week!!

New Pairings✨ like thos faithful shea full bar soap with matching shimmer spray!

✨have no fear , clear skin is here! #MORINGA bars restocked!!!✨

✨have no fear , clear skin is here! #MORINGA bars restocked!!!✨

1 oz signature Crystal fragrance solids are back in stock to travel with your fav BETHKAYA tone, perfect to roll with you in the handbag or backpack! Shout out to @capsociety and @etchythingsandaccents for their custom work that helps me keep my brand tight !

1 oz signature Crystal fragrance solids are back in stock to travel with your fav BETHKAYA tone, perfect to roll with you in the handbag or backpack! Shout out to @capsociety and @etchythingsandaccents for their custom work that helps me keep my brand tight !

✨New✨ Now my signature Crystal fragrance solids come in 2oz Cobalt Glass ! Fragrance solids are enduring, travelable and another sensory vehicle! I use these almost more than my oils, I love to swipe and rub behind my knees, in my hair and décolleté! Now live ✨www.bethkaya.etsy.com✨

✨ Now my signature Crystal fragrance solids come in 2oz Cobalt Glass ! Fragrance solids are enduring, travelable and another sensory vehicle! I use these almost more than my oils, I love to swipe and rub behind my knees, in my hair and décolleté!

Latest orgone Lens Necklaces

Latest orgone Lens Necklaces

 

Crystal and Aroma Infused Life

Crystal and Aroma Infused Life

Intentioned Crystal essential Oil Roll Ons - Customize Yours !

Intentioned Crystal essential Oil Roll Ons – Customize Yours !

Vibing one this piece very much, communication, throat, third eye , courage of words - ️Lapis, chalcedony, chalcopyrite, Amazonite, brass, quartz, stainless , hematite , orgone accumulator on ️Lapis chain ⚡️

Communication, throat, third eye , courage of words – ️Lapis, chalcedony, chalcopyrite, Amazonite, brass, quartz, stainless , hematite , orgone accumulator on ️Lapis chain ⚡️

More Henna Art Then Ever On my @BETHKAYA Instagram . . #henna

More Henna Art Then Ever On my @BETHKAYA Instagram

Image from Barxod Magazine - See Full Article in the PRESS section of my website. ALSO check out www.karmacartel.com for 2 exclusive fragrances only available through that channel.
Image from Barxod Magazine – See Full Article in the PRESS section of my website. ALSO check out www.karmacartel.com for 2 exclusive fragrances only available through that channel.

 

When I take pics of orgone, mystical creatures visit!

When I take pics of orgone, mystical creatures visit!

What do you think?

 

XX

BK

Autumn is Here @BKDC

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✨☺️✨ Autumn Fragrances are also live in the shop!! 🌻#Irish DragonsBlood, #Supermoon and Combos for the Season 🍂Like Warm Vanilla and Teak, 🌿Cannabis Flower and Cardamom. 🌐I may have poured my last Orgone casts of the season over my birthday weekend. 🍂The weather has turned. I'm glad I was devoted enough behind the curtain to cast over 200 small orgone talismans to slowly trickle out over the cooler months. ☺️ Till next spring eh? *Make sure if you have a second to comment on the pyramid a photo or two back to enter that no strings giveback* 🌐I also have some several of these vintage plate Crystal grids in the shop - message me for a coupon off one!! 🌌💎Dream catcher by @dreamersdelight 🌻Wooden Seed Of Life by @woodwearbyandrea , holograms by @sacredstatedesign 💎⚡️*if you would like just a hologram etsy convo me they look awesome on cars!!💎🔮 #mandala #sacredspace #sacredgeometry #seedoflife #etsy #bybethkaya

Greetings semi strangers! What an epic September it’s been so far!

My fall collection of crystal infused skincare is LIVE in the shop

www.bethkaya.etsy.com

Scents and Bath Savories of the Season! Some new mark downs to make room for holiday items as well – search SALE for those specials! Message me if you don’t see something you had your eyes on or have any questions. Take a peak! Click THIS photo to be taken 🙂

✨#Etsy update live✨ Lots of new holistic and #crystalinfused delights for your mind, body and spirit! BethKaya/Etsy - Link in Bio ! Since tomorrow is my birthday here is a 10% off coupon purchases $20 or more (not valid for private sales) Use Code : VIRGOLOVE2015  I hope you have a rockin Friday and weekend!! Regular Auction Tomorrow Am (10:30am) and still a little bit of time to enter my #bethkaya15k Mega parcel giveaway, look that hashtag up for the graphic to share to enter! Sending you all #energy love, #heady vibes and massive amounts of #bliss.  #skincare #bathbombs #soap #etsyartist #essentialoils #energyart #crystalhealing #lotion #fragrance #tonic #sacredsensory

Lots of events, SOUPERGROOVE music festival was a success! We loved our dream team staff, mineral guru Conni from @Autumsunoriginals and our dear friend Shanna – Homesteading Extraordinare in her own right! We had a blast sharing love for crystal energy with the festival goers!

We filled out monthly residency at the Murray Grove Renewal and Retreat Center in loving company as well. The Random Test Reggae Band played their Sunday Cafe house and were so full of energy and incredible spirit. Everyone danced and my four year old walked right up and highfived them and told them they “made his heart happy”! You HAVE to come to these cafe houses! Check Murray Grove out on facebook for their flier. I also have been moonlighting with their marketing team and word on the street is we might do a bingo night when the chill gets a little thicker!

I have had to refill this box each night. Made my sweet husband go shopping at the crib because I sold a lot of my most special pieces and I gotta keep it fresh. Thank you @jdrewsilvers for making such lovely homes for all of my special earth gifts and thank you #soupergroove for being such mineral lovers!! Especially like usual the kids! Kids are so sensitive to Crystal energy! Give a kid you love a crystal! See what happens! #crystals #minerals #flowerchild #festivallife #crystalinfused

Also just finished up Open Minded Smoke and Specialty in Toms River ‘s 4th anual customer appreciation day. I have had the pleasure of evolving and vending this event each year – I left in tears literally overwhelmed by the growth and beauty of the day. Jennifer, Fran and Melissa over there are incredible people and they make that spot a hub for love and kindness in this community. If you are on the Jersey Shore, it’s an attraction you must visit. Tons of loving things in there to intruige and nourish the spirit.

✨Packing - like all these Rolling Stones - another show tomorrow in Toms River NJ at Open Minded - Please come kick it! Fun stuff going down all day - food , music, cool kids 💎 I'm having a gem show and doing free henna tats! Sending you all tons of love and Caturday night fevah!! #birthdaygirl #artist #gemstones #minerals #polishedgems #tumbledgemstones #quartz #carnelian #calcite #crystalhealing #crystalinfused #bybethkaya

What’s on tap for October?

I’m Vending  >

The Cafe House at Murray Grove Retreat & Renewal Center 10/11/15 

5:30PM

Live music from The Real Jersey Gina

– Vendors – Food – BYOB – Bring A Snack $10 Door Donation

https://www.facebook.com/MurrayGrove

Skullboy’s Punk Rock Flea Market 

Unique Vendors * Vintage * Collectibles

10/24  12-5pm

https://www.facebook.com/Skullboyspunkrockfleamarket/timeline

 

Dropping hoops henna and hopes 😍☺️#bethkaya #festivallife #soupergroove

Hope to see you out at one of my live events as the season winds down! Looking to host a gem show but I’m not sure if I can pull it off 🙂

Enjoy Autumn Shifts!

XOBK

 

 

 

 

#repost from @mal_wingostarrjewelry – 😍 look at all the bling!! Taps for designer tags! #jewelry #boho #designer #indieart #goddess #bestie #crystalhealing #etsy #goyourownway

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✨Tap✨Sexy repost from @rivergypsytx – of her amazing jewels! She’s featuring the amazing lotus earrings in aluminum I’m rocking in my FB profile pic. Can’t get enough I think Jlo needs a pair! By @adrianasotojewelry also my #staywild coil ring and lovely rosary style black tourmaline necklace from @mal_wingostarrjewelry – delicious arm candy by her @rivergypsytx @elle.sendingoutlove and lastly fabric chic ring by @paintthetownme that is some #FRIYAY girl!

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Have you entered yet?!! @bethkaya #BringOnSpringBK ️Share, Follow, # ✨#giveaway !!!! ✨

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This is the biggest solo giveaway I have ever done. I’ve been compiling this lot of some of my favorite things to offer up to the beautiful tribe here on instagram that honors the work of lightworkers and artists! All you have to do is share this photo with hashtag #BringOnSpringBK and make sure you are following me and tag me @BethKaya. The winner will be announced on my little boy’s 3rd birthday 3/20/15, which is also the vernal equinox. One entry per day, No Giveaway Accounts, Account must be public (or ask me to follow) so I can see it, Enter as much as you like!

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Intention Setting Through Gemstones, Natural Beauty and Perfumes

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Taking back the blog after dedicating it to the charity fundraiser we did for “Giving for Gwendolyn”. This has been an incredible year of transformation and growth for me as a person, spiritualist and artist. Collaborating with other artists and making new friends has been incredible. The new circles of energy I find myself thriving among has awakened certain sensibilities about my work that I had moved away from. When I moved into my first apartment I was 17. I had a full time job and budding career already. It was at this time that I visited a farm that was locally producing natural body products and goods – Terra Essentials. I walked through the shop and was accosted by the owner. She started to introduce me to her line and asked me some questions about the products I was currently using in my shower and home. She started to shoot some very serious holes in those products identifying the toxins I was unknowingly exposing myself to. Nuerotoxins, Carcinogens, Petro Chemicals and More – All of which were making their way down my drains and into water sources. No Bueno. After this visit I went home and took a look around my home and realized I had a big, costly problem. Most of the products I was using came from the dollar store. There is nothing, virtually nothing good for you or your body from the dollar store. That was a problem. I was on a fierce budget.

Post Pardom Floral Sitz Bath Making its way to a special lady about to pop and a few extras I prepared about to hit the etsy shop ❤️mama comes first ❤️

So that’s when my journey to create “better-for-me” bath and body goods began. I began with buying basic raw ingredients and replacing things one by one. I used recipes from websites, and trusted sources for cleaning product that actually did the job better then the toxic products I was using from the dollar store. A little orange peel, vinegar and lavender essential oils goes the distance when brewed right!

A few years into these practices my tried and true recipes began to emerge. They are recipes I took with me to NYC and sort of fell into just a personal hobby instead of anything I thought to offer to my current Jewelry customers.

I have always had a profound connection to ancient culture and gemstones. I’m not sure why, but it’s something I remember being totally engrossed in while I was young with a side interest in space. At one point I remember wanting to be an archaeologist, a gemologist and an astronaut all at once when I grew up. Somehow, despite being none of those things now, I don’t feel as though I fell to terribly far from that path. In fact, I was intention setting and didn’t even realize it!

After leaving the corporate marketing world post the birth of my son – I thought it was high time I invested myself into my jewelry full time. It had always been a sidebar goal, something the career lent the means to the ends for but since I left that behind I wanted to emerge with the design skillet I’d honed for the last decade and studied in college. Jewelry is among the oldest forms of adornment and display status. Gemstones, fit right in there equally and with perfection. It seemed like my path was on. What I didn’t realize was that while I had been on a path I was SO SURE about, the real path came into development and it’s much more then jewelry.

Photo By BethKaya Brand Designer Shelli Martinez, Capital Society

Sacred Salt Bath Soak, Sea Clay Hemp Soap, Gemstone and Botanical Infused Roll On Perfumes*

I started developing perfumes along the road here for myself in addition to the natural products I was making to use in my home. With a large organic garden and growing experience with essential oils and tinctures, it seemed like a natural progression for my “better-for-me” journey. Most commercial perfumes and scented products, I cannot tolerate anymore. Headaches, Skin Reactions and the like are not things I will compromise on for beauty. Working with a close chemist friend of mine – the perfume formulas took almost 2 years to get perfect. Now, paired with gemstones, our botanical elements and blended with intent, they have pushed themselves into the forefront of my design work because they are loved dearly but those who wear them.

So here I am now, experiencing this major revolution once again. The products I use for myself, for beauty and sacred spirit are available to you in small batches and infused with gemstone energy, botanical essences and the purest of intentions.

Best Selling Scent, "Faithful Grace"

Best Selling Scent, “Faithful Grace”

My jewelry work is going to take a back seat to the center stage here. I will still be doing custom engraved works and custom energy pieces and will always. I believe in wearing mantras and special tokens but going forward, I want to devote my body of work to the spiritual journey I have been on for a long time. I want to showcase the powers of intuition and creativity “BethKaya” possess and offer the highest quality goods and spiritual services to you in service to the great spirit and the light.  I proudly am a newly ordained “priestess” and have been discovering new ways to integrate spiritual living, ceremonial rituals and gem energy into every day life thus giving way to the tag line:

“Spirited and Holistic Gemstone & Botanical Infused Works and Services From The Heart”

What is setting intent?

Intention setting is Meditating or Channeling a spirit guide, or asking your higher self and guides for specific things and sourcing vibrational energy to support that goal! Try it!

Loose Sacred Smudge Mix

Loose Sacred Smudge Mix

Enjoy the heat of winter! Reflect, Journal, Create and Set Intent!

Love,

Beth

*Photo By BethKaya Brand Designer Shelli Martinez, Capital Society (Click)

 

Lovely #muse @mal_wingostarrjewelry modeling beautiful pieces in her latest shoot – featuring my #auraquartz ring wrapped in cyan copper and an amethyst arrowhead ring by @emmyeffdesigns – kimono by Allison Owen Brown – Necklaces by @mal_wingostarrjewelry and @illuminareboutique

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Perfume Mania

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Lot’s of custom Gemstone and Botanical Perfumes in the hopper. Everyone loves something different. My job is to find out what you love, what you hate and create the perfect balance!

BethKaya@gmail.com today to mix your perfect scent

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Custom Gemston and Botanical Fragrance Blends In Full Swing

“Stay Gold” First Aid Kit – Review By Meredeth Harvey

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Alright folkers this one’s for you.

First Aid Kits third full album, “Stay Gold”, is a folk filled, haunting journey that will leave you happily nostalgic.  This is their first album with Columbia Records and it shows a lot of potential.  It’s full of melodic harmonies, matter of fact lyrics and it has a 13 piece orchestra to boot.

Swedish sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg began composing at a very young age.  They released their first home recorded single “tangerine” and quickly began getting airplay in Sweden.  They were eventually noticed by Jack White who invited them to record a single in his studio which got the ball rolling for the American circuit.  They became friends with Conner Oberst who brought them on stage to collaborate with Bright Eyes which led them to Mike Mogis of Saddle Creek Records. He produced their second album “The Lions Roar” which hit the Billboard Charts but never got much recognition aside from the single “EmmyLou”.

Third album, “Stay Gold”, is an eclectic mix that takes you on an emotional rollercoaster of sound.  There are a lot of parallels in with this album and the Bright Eyes album “First Day of My Life”.  It’s obvious that Oberst has influenced these sisters in all the right ways.  The album starts with “My silver lining” which is about moving forward and being empowered and it ends with “A long time ago” which makes you stop, hang your head, and relive heart break. This is the kind of album you blast with the windows down on a pretty day when you need to sing your guts out.

I’m not certain these girls have honed in on their own personal sound but I foresee good things for them in the folk market and as long as they continue to grow their sound I would imagine they will have a long and lucrative career.

You can catch them on tour in the U.S. this fall or at:

 http://www.thisisfirstaidkit.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfglZXexLvE