“Creativity is the state of consciousness in which you enter into the treasury of your innermost being and bring the beauty into manifestation.”
― Torkom Saraydarian,
Creating has always been my outlet, my go to, my therapy, and my way to express myself when my voice was too quiet to hear.
This creativity naturally came about at a young age, if I wasn't drawing, then I was writing, if I wasn't writing then I was singing, into my karaoke, in my room, where I thought no one could hear, and if I wasn't "performing at a sold out concert", then I was off doing something else that my imagination could conjure up.
So, it was no surprise when I got myself into the art of making jewelry. This came at a much later age. In 2010, my Mother-In-Law and I, put together a team of friends and family to raise money for cancer awareness and walk in the Relay for Life in our town. This allowed me to tap into my creativity once again. I made tie dyed shirts, took a stab at cake pops, and stepped into the world of jewelry making. I dabbled in hemp bracelets, beaded jewelry, and wire wrapping.
Soon after, I began a daily yoga practice. From researching many asanas and different yoga styles and teachers, I began to notice the similar necklaces they wore. It wasn't until I saw Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love, wearing this same similar necklace, that I said Ok, what are those and how do I make them? They were Malas. Their meaning, their energy, their power just captivated me. I found my very first one during a trip to a beautiful New Age shop in San Diego. It was a full 108 Tiger Eye Mala with a golden tassel. It was magical. And there, my journey with the beauty of Malas and Intentional Jewelry began.
Step inside the Intentional Jewelry Shop where treasures await to magically choose you. 💜