THIS MONTH IS FANTASTIC. And next month spoilers make September look FANTASTIC too!! I am so thrilled with Yogi Surprise right now. After one horrid month in June and a so-so month last month, they are back on track with the August box and that Limited Edition Summer Box (review here) 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 “Back to Balance” The flickering flame of your inner fire burns strongest throughout the summer as it guides your heart’s desires. As we enter August, however, it’s not uncommon for the flames of your fire to begin burning a bit low after weeks of active excitement and pleasure. This month’s gorgeous jewelry will help to restore your mental and emotional well-being by balancing out negativity and charging up your personal power. With enough clarity and courage to continue following your heart, the abundance you’ll attract will surely be nothing short of extraordinary
Amazonite and Hemp Courage Bracelet This is the cousin to the hemp bracelet I received in the Summer Box ~ only made with Amazonite ~ one of my favorite stones and it seems Yogi Surprise loves this stone too! Instead of a plain silver toned button, it has a round silver toned OM button at the back. This bracelet is slightly smaller than the Summer version, but it still has two openings, making it adjustable. This is an 8 1/2 inch bracelet from end to end, with the first toggle opening at 7 inches and the 2nd opening at 7 3/4 inches. It is about 3/8 inch in width. It really is beautiful ~ I love the cool aqua colors of amazonite. RV $48.00
This bracelet goes well with the hemp bracelet I received in the Summer Box
Amazonite Chakras: Heart and Throat. This crystal 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. Learn more at Crystal Well Being
OM Before the beginning, the Brahman (absolute reality) was one and non-dual. It thought, “I am only one — may I become many.” This caused a vibration which eventually became sound, and this sound was Om. Creation itself was set in motion by the vibration of Om. The closest approach to Brahman is that first sound, Om. Thus, this sacred symbol has become emblematic of Brahman just as images are emblematic of material objects…. the symbol Om written in Sanskrit also represents everything. The material world of the waking state is symbolized by the large lower curve. The deep sleep state is represented by the upper left curve. The dream state, lying between the waking state below and the deep sleep state above, emanates from the confluence of the two. The point and semicircle are separate from the rest and rule the whole. The point represents the turiya state of absolute consciousness. The open semicircle is symbolic of the infinite and the fact that the meaning of the point can not be grasped if one limits oneself to finite thinking. Source The Spirit Science
My soapbox on Hemp… I will repeat what I have written at my blog several times in the past about hemp ~ I really love it! Hemp has gotten a bad name in the last century or so, because people associate it with marijuana. But it wasn’t like that in the past ~ It has been cultivated for 12,000 years as a major food, fuel and fiber product. America used to grow hemp and it was used to make rope, fabric and paper and in some states, you had to grow hemp and if you didn’t, you would go to jail! Back in the days of King Henry Henry VIII , if you were a farmer, you were encouraged to grow hemp, as it was used for their Naval Fleet ~ from rope, riggings and sails. That is how valuable that resource is. Hemp is an amazing renewable resource and it can be used for anything ~ I’ve read about how “plastic” can be made from hemp and Henry Ford and Rudolph Diesel used hemp to create biomass fuel ~ and this in the late 19th and early 20th Century.
White Jade and Golden Agate Rudraksha Mala Ohhhhooooooooo…. WOW. wow. wow. wow..wow. This is beautiful, stunning ~ just amazing. This mala is made with the traditional 108 beads, using rudrasksha seed beads from Bali. Meditating or wearing a rudraksha mala is believed to increase the ability to concentrate, giving clarity and peace of mind, improve memory and relieve stress and anxiety. This necklace is about 36 inches to the top of the huge rudrasksha bead and then there is a drop of 4 inches, including that HUGE bead and the white tassle. All in all, this is an impressive showstopper of 40 inches and you can even wrap it around your wrist several times to make a bracelet. There are 6 golden agate beads and 10 white jade beads, where 4 of those beads are slightly larger than the others. There are silver toned spacers between the stone beads and a beautiful silver toned topper above the huge rudrasksha bead. This is impressive and I am wow’d over this mala. The colors are perfect for a transition from summer to fall. Just stunning. RV $78.00
Rudraksha is the seed from an evergreen tree and it is used for prayer beads in Hinduism. They provide support for travelers and those who move around a lot, as they create a self-made energy bubble around the wearer. As these beads are strung on a mala, they will ward off negative energy.
Golden Agate helps promote truth, intelligence, longevity, happiness and wealth. It can be used to help reduce and eliminate fear and also aid in communication.
White Jade Primary Chakra ~ Heart Chakra Secondary Chakra ~ Crown Chakra White Jade is a grounding stone that helps calm the wearer while protecting them from negative energies. It will bring harmony, luck, peace and helps filter distractions, so you can make the proper decision.
Coracao Confections Turmeric Spice Boulder These are low glycemic truffles that have 89% less sugar than an apple ~ and yeah, they taste like they don’t have sugar in them! It contains organic turmeric, white pepper and dark chocolate and these are very dense, very bittersweet. I feel like I should be rolling them in whipped cream and eating them that way. They just needed a bit more sweetness for me to like them. These are dairy, soy and gluten free. RV $5.49
Ingredients: Organic Unroasted Cacao, Organic Raw Almond Butter, Organic Yacon Syrup, Organic Turmeric, Organic Maca, Organic Mesquite, Organic Ginger, Organic Allspice, Organic White Pepper, Organic Vanilla Bean & Himalayan Crystal Salt
This is an amazing box. Seriously ~ I knew that we were getting the hemp bracelet as that was our spoiler, but WOW that Mala necklace. Just fantastic and beautiful. I love it. I paid $25.00 for this box and received a RV of almost a $132.00 I love all of the items except the really bitter chocolate truffles (maybe I will dunk them in my coffee for a mocha taste..) and I just ..words fail me, as this is just such a beautiful box of jewelry. 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🙂
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Next Month Spoilers
LOVE! Another Mala ~ this time made of sacred yew wood and flower amazonite beads. PLUS they are teasing us with the 2nd product ~ an adjustable rosewood inspired bracelet! That Mala looks amazing and I love rosewood jewelry too.
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