Another fantastic month from Yogi Surprise Jewelry! The spoiler released was amazing so I already knew that I was going to love at least one item in this box. They usually give one spoiler for the jewelry box, but the other 2 items are a mystery 🙂 What is Yogi Surprise?
Yogi Surprise Jewelry Box
- 2 handmade pieces + 1 organic treat
- Handcrafted in Bali. Fair Trade
- $65+ retail value in every box
- $24.95/month + free shipping
The Jewelry box will contain two handcrafted yoga inspired jewelry pieces, that are fair trade, sustainably harvested materials, nickle-free, lead-free and cadmium free. These are made in Bali, Indonesia and 10% of all proceeds will be given to education the Balinese families to make these beautiful pieces. It also contains an organic chocolate treat.
This month’s theme is “Transition with Intention” ~ Summer’s end and the arrival of autumn marks a good time to reflect back on how we’ve grown. Now is the time to balance out our energies in harmony with Mother Nature as she cycles us back to the composting season where light and dark meet at equal length again. Use what we’ve gifted you this month to nurture any unsettled emotions, heal physical ailments, and soothe your energies during this transitional time. Like the trees that will soon shed their leaves, it’s time to let go of what you no longer need and embrace the changes to come!
Rosewood and White Howlite Adjustable Bracelet I knew from the spoilers we were getting a rosewood inspired adjustable bracelet, but they didn’t show the item. This is really beautiful ~ the dark reddish-brown wood beads work well with the marbled white/grey howlite beads in the center. Also, this is adjustable which I am sure many of the Yogi Surprise customers are thrilled with ~ bracelets are tricky and this one has a nice waxed cord with two capped rosewood bead ends. The ends slide thru the macramé-style adjuster and you can adjust this from 7 inches to 11 inches ~ approximately. This is really lovely and will work well with my other beaded bracelets. RV $32.00
Rosewood ~ Heart Chakra ~ Compassionate, Healing, Feminine Energy. Rosewood a special, rare wood that is protective and can shield negative energy. It is known for healing, circulation and will aid in helping you manifest what you desire and dream. Intuitiveness is also enhanced. Read more at Sivana Spirit
Howlite ~ Primary Chakra: All-Chakras, Crown-Chakra, Heart-Chakra, Root-Chakra, Sacral-Chakra, Solar-Plexus-Chakra, Third-Eye-Chakra, Throat-Chakra Howlite is an attunement stone, which allows us to gain higher spiritual consciousness, by opening and preparing the mine to receive energy and wisdom. It helps to reduce anxiety, tension, stress, will calm and sooth emotions, while bringing mental awareness. Howlite helps absorb anger and negative energies. Read more at Healing Crystals
Sacred Yew Wood & Flower Amazonite Mala Necklace This was our spoiler and it is drop dead beautiful. I know some people get tired of the beaded necklaces, but not me. I have the feeling I will be buried with all of my Mala necklaces!! The wooden beads here are a lighter shade of brown than the reddish rosewood ~ it is more golden brown with the Yew wood. The amazonite beads are called “Flower” due to their different shades, ranging from cream, tan and greys along with the standards aqua shades. This 34 inch necklace ends with a large aqua amazonite bead and an aqua and white silky 3 1/2 inch tassel (including bead). I’ve said it before, but I love the mixing of warm tones with cooler tones. I get a lot of complements on my Malas. RV $115.00
Sacred Yew Wood The Yew tree is a long living tree, some have been recorded to over 4000 years old. It is associated with immortality, birth, renewal, regeneration, transformation and provides access to the beyond and our ancestors. It protects us from evil, provides dreams and is a symbol of the old magic. The yew tree is used to provide us understanding that there are other levels of existence beyond this life ~ it helps live our lives more fully and with social conscious. Death is a transformation and it is part of a never ending cycle as we are reborn, regenerated, elevated to the next plane of existence. It was sacred to many cultures, such as Romans, Druids, Celts, Greeks and North American Natives.
Flower Amazonite Chakras: Heart and Throat. Amazonite is a birthstone for the zodiac sign of Virgo. This stone helps calm the brain and nervous system and it rids negative energy, while improving your confidence and communication. It helps with creativity, analysis and problem solving. It balances masculine and feminine energies, enhances practicality, kindness and physical stamina. Learn more at Crystal Well Being
Mala are an ancient tool to help focus when you meditate and pray. This is a symbol of the never ending cycle, and each bead is a Sanskrit prayer or mantra in sets. You move the beads in rhythm with your breathing and it will help you center and quiet your mind, focusing on the mantra. Mala beads can be used regardless of your religious beliefs as a mediation tool and will help you relax and calm your mind, body and spirit.
Home Free Chocolate Chip Mint Mini Cookies I believe I have had Home Free cookies before ~ these are very crisp and crunchy, with an initial chocolate taste followed by a burst of mint. These are free from peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, dairy, wheat, soy, fish and shellfish (I would hope so on the last 2 items!!). Gluten-free, vegan, Kosher, low sodium, non-GMO verified, these mini cookies are a great way to satisfy my chocolate cravings. RV $2.00
Ingredients: Gluten free whole oat flour, evaporated cane sugar, high oleic safflower oil, demerara sugar, non-alkalized cocoa powder, organic tapioca starch, apple juice concentrate, peppermint extract, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate), pure vanilla extract, salt, xanthan gum, sunflower lecithin [an emulsifier], cream of tartar, rosemary extract.
Another great box!! I love the Mala and the bracelet and am very happy with the introduction of a new wood ~ Yew ~ and stone ~ Flower Amazonite. I paid $22.00 for this box and received a RV of almost a $149.00. I cannot get enough of this subscription ~ yes, some months are really duds for me, but the vast majority of the time, this subscription really knocks my socks off, it is so great. Part of the proceeds from this box will go back to the local artisans that made these items and help educate their community.
Do you subscribe to Yogi Surprise? Which box do you get and what was your favorite item this month? Let me know in the comments below, I would love to read them 🙂
If you are interested in signing up to Yogi Surprise for either their Lifestyle or Jewelry box, I would love it if you used my referral link They are currently running a 10% off special for the first month, no promo code needed. Check out the spoilers for next month’s boxes below! If you sign up for the Lifestyle box, use BELOVE to get 20% off your first box!
Next Month Spoilers
If you sign up now, you get a free gift worth $20.00 ~ Chakra Healing Stones (these came in the May box ~ see my unboxing here)
October’s Theme is Harvest Celebration
Jewelry Box: Amethyst Stalactite Slice ‘Be Healed’ Necklace
The October 2016 Jewelry Box is one you’ll want to be around for! Each box will include a stunning one of a kind, hand sourced Amethyst Stalactite pendant. Each slice of healing and protecting Amethyst has it’s own unique array of violet and lavender shades–reminiscent of a beautiful watercolor sunset. If you’ve been curious about the potential healing benefits of Amethyst, this is a wonderful, genuine necklace to have! Plus, a Fall inspired adjustable bracelet you won’t want to miss!
LifeStyle Box: Kensington Apothecary Skin Serum #5 Antioxidant Boost and rareEARTH Naturals Meditation Travel Tin Spa Candle
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