Summer Fling Collection YKBEADS

In the Summer we come alive. The sun shines above her beautiful rays for us to thrive in. We bathe in pools of abundance and endless ocean. The colors we see are beyond beautiful. We shine from the inside out. It is during this time our true colors come alive.

20140627-203416-74056877.jpgThe “Summer Fling” YKBEADS Healing Energy Jewelry Collection. Inspired by Earth and Experience. Filled with everything GOOD for the soul.

20140627-204156-74516611.jpg Sun, Moon and Stars Rx: Aquamarine, Smoky Quartz, Labradorite, Jade, Turquoise, Amazonite. $45 In addition to the generic healing properties of Quartz, Smokey Quartz is an excellent grounding stone. It gently neutralises negative vibrations and is detoxifying on all levels, prompting elimination of the digestive system and protecting against radiation and electromagnetic smog. Jade is a symbol of serenity and purity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. It increases love and nurturing. A protective stone, Jade keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Jade attracts good luck and friendship.

20140627-205643-75403914.jpg Rainbow Hematite $25 Rx: Hematite Hematite grounds and protects us. It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure. It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. A “stone for the mind”, Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.

20140627-210051-75651326.jpg Speak No, See No, Hear No Rx: Red Basalt Lava-Pink Coral $45 Coral represents diplomacy and concurrence. It quiets the emotions and brings peace to within the self. Facilitates intuition, imagination and visualisation. Coral expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge. Lava rocks embrace both elements. These red and black lava rocks are a wonderful tool for the Root Chakra. Lava rocks can be used for grounding, protection and making a connection to the earth. Lava rocks allow us to “root” scattered energy, find focus and bring balance to our center by embracing practicality.

20140627-210351-75831560.jpg The Lil Mermaid Rx: Basalt Lava-Multi Colored Green Tigers Eye $45 A stone of protection Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions.

20140627-210627-75987930.jpg Crouching Tiger Hidden Power Rx: Green Tigers Eye Labradorite $35 A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. All items 1 of a kind. Handmade by healing hands . Made in the USA. YKBEADS is a positive energy co. YKBEADS Healing Energy Jewelry is 100% all natural and organic. SHOP YKBEADS JEWELRY

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Sprite P.O.U.R. Reports YKBEADS


imageWhen you think of Sprite you think of a brand that is timeless yet ever evolving, especially in the urban community. P.O.U.R. was created by Sprite in efforts to spotlight real people with real talent and influence within the urban communities.

P.O.U.R. Kicked off its campaign last Fall in Atlanta. Not only was I thrilled to let Sprite P.O.U.R. into the YKBEADS warehouse in Atlanta, I felt honored to be named Purveyor. Of. Urban. Reality.
imageSprite, known for its endorsement deals with basketball star Lebron James and Hip-Hop artist Drake, chose me, Miss Yonni of YKBEADS to share my story and inspire the world.
The entire experience was truly amazing. During my interview with Kayla, I share with her my story of determination and perseverance, moving from Detroit to Atlanta at the young age of 21 with my then 4 year old son.
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“Fast forward into the next 5-6 years and YKBEADS will have flagship stores I’m sure”, I told Kayla Marie, seen here creating her very own custom YKBEADS bracelet in the YKBEADS Atlanta warehouse. The synergy is real. 20140624-211437-76477555.jpg
Moonstone YKBEADS Bracelets and Crystal necklace I made and wore especially for the Sprite P.O.U.R. Open Studio Party.

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Reporter Kayla Marie, myself, and fellow P.O.U.R. Featured artist Designer Natt Taylor.

Natt Taylor gifted me a one of her beautiful tees and I gifted her one half of my moonstone pair.

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The homie Dj Don Cannon rocked the house

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Watch the video above for the exclusive Sprite P.O.U.R. Interview with me, Miss Yonni of YKBEADS.
Special thanks to
@Sprite
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Everyday with YKBEADS

What’s a day without YKBEADS?
I honestly couldn’t tell you. I’ve been wearing my YKBEADS Healing Energy Jewelry for years now and one thing it does for sure is keep the positive energy and good vibes around.
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YKBEADS Healing Energy Jewelry are very beautiful to the eye but what many don’t know is that I’m wearing my well-being on my sleeve.

Each day I wear my YKBEADS, I feel great knowing that my jewelry is giving of energy. Even on days I am unsure, my YKBEADS help me to focus, manifest, create and conquer the day.

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YKBEADS Jewelry also heals my body by balancing my chakras (energy zones) within the body, ultimately increasing vibration from the inside of my body out. High vibration = health and low vibration = where sickness can live.

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YKBEADS Jewelry recharges and renews energy from the sun. Your body, a natural energy generator receives this healthy donation direct from your jewelry. Natural magnets used in YKBEADS Jewelry like hematite work amazing with protection of your bodies aura, energy, and mental focus. Hematites healing properties include reducing fever, eliminating migraines, healing of fractures and it also works extremely well for those suffering from arthritis.

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Whether you are looking to customize a piece of jewelry for a very important time in your life, break through, a new project, in need of overall healing… YKBEADS Jewelry is truly for everyone. Even if you are captured by its beauty, chances are there is a stone in it for you.

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Onyx Classic – Pink Coral Power Stone
Clear Crystal Quartz – All Seeing Owl
Lava Power Pyrite Blend- Hematite Cross/ Evil Eye Protection Stone

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Creating A Brand of Influence


YKBEADS Organic Healing Energy Jewelry Co. was founded just three short years ago in the summer of 2011 while living in Atlanta during a time in my life when I needed an abundance of healing energy. Little did I know, what  began as a path toward my own self discovery, was in fact the creation of a major influential brand.
imageMy life long love for fashion was an added plus to my biology-psychology college background. At the time, I couldn’t foresee my company me being a senior full-time college student and then single parent in a city not my own . Looking back now I applaud the drive I had and the nerve, working during class hours from my cell always sending emails to then customers during class lectures at Georgia State University.

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I had the beads on my mind 24/7 and I fell into the healing crystals by way of divine path and persistency. I’ve always loved science and psychology, I even started college in 2004 as a pre-med student. It wasn’t until I I began creating and mixing the stones for my own healing and energy that YKBEADS was born. It turns out that in searching for my savior, I found an unlimited source of well being and goodness in return.

I felt empowered while wearing my jewelry and became infatuated with the way the stones healed. From then on I worked persistently giving away jewelry, always advertising and passing my work on to whomever I could. I knew what I’d created was rare and that the world had to have their own YKBEADS Jewelry, even if only to remind them of their own superpowers too.

imageIn any business adventure, especially the creation of a new product, it is very important to stay at it and stick with it. You may not always be able to acquire a business loan or borrow money from family. Once I decided that I wanted to continue designing jewelry for a living, with very low start up funds  began frequenting the local bead stores in Atlanta weekly. I would purchase my own crystal strands, accents and charms, creating different blends of jewelry with the extra cash from my then bottle service cocktail waitress jobs in Atlanta.

I never wanted to leave my jewelry at home, I knew I was a human billboard. I would wear my own jewelry everyday to college, work or wherever I went, switching and changing my styles based on mood or how I wanted to feel, or what I wanted to attract at the time, even wearing a yellow citrine crystal bracelet called “The Merchant’s Stone”, to help attract business for myself which I still wear daily now.

imageEverywhere I went someone would ask me about YKBEADS, either how they worked or what they were. The more jewelry I made, I began to develop my style over time which allowed me to learn my clients too. Some of my clients loved my jewelry designs while others bought just for the healing aspects.  By word of mouth and social media I was able to build a huge portfolio of clientele. As much as I hated the long hours at the clubs on the weekends, I also credit the universe for placing me in such a busy atmosphere.  The customers and celebs that would frequent the night clubs I served at during the time played a huge role in the spread of YKBEADS as well.

imageI was already using social media at the time to promote sales at the night clubs I worked at. I would use channels like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to pre-book tables or let my regulars know what was happening in the city for the week. It was only a matter of time before I began posting my own jewelry to my pages as well, explaining the healing aspects to whoever would see.

With the use of both social media, consistency and placement, the word about YKBEADS soon spread fast. I even sold jewelry at the clubs some nights leaving with more cash from crystals than bottle sales.

imageAt the very heart of my journey was a want for more from within myself in exchange for a  service and gift of healing energy I owed first to myself and then to the world. In understanding the spiritual world, and the power of energy healing, I was able to find true purpose and happiness from within. That is usually how it happens… Dreams that is.

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Special Thank You to my photographer Sydney Foster @SydTheeGreat and Model Flash @OopsImIndigo #DreamTeam

Photo credit: www.atlpics.net  @atlpics

Why The A Interview: Miss Yonni of YKBEADS Explains Why She Moved to Atlanta from Detroit

Young Entrepreneur and Inspirational Miss Yonni of YKBEADS shares with Brande Elise of WhyTheA.com in this very special interview all about passion and purpose. Watch this exclusive interview behind the scenes during Layllah Style Presents: The Lipstick Line-Up Event where Miss Yonni spoke on a panel to other inspiring entrepreneurs about the importance of branding yourself and the power of social media.

856820_303122853172794_567772457_oDuring the Lipstick Lineup Women’s Empowerment Series Miss Yonni shared a speaking panel with other successful women in business including Attorney Stacy Epps and Founder of BlackCelebrityGiving.com Jasmine Crowe.20140618-145227-53547728.jpgMiss Yonni posing with her mentee Tenisha.20140618-145227-53547574.jpg Friends Brande Elise of WhyTheA.com, Miss Yonni and Inez Williams of TheLeadingLadyProject.com20140618-145226-53546211.jpgBrande Elise seen here wearing her own YKBEADS Jewelry.20140618-145225-53545142.jpg
Miss Yonni is wearing YKBEADS Druzy Hearts Necklace in Emerald, Rose and Sky Grey Spring 2013. Left Arm: Mother Earth Malachite, Matte-Fuschia Bauble, and Rose Quartz YK Classic.

Below: Miss Yonni is wearing YKBEADS Jewelry Crystal Quartz, Pink Coral Taurus Zodiac, Moonstone, Cream Buddha Stones, Citrine & Jade Blend. 20140618-145226-53546955.jpg

20140618-152636-55596696.jpgPosing with fellow panelist and beauty blogger Fash! @lover4_fashion http://www.Lover4Fashion.com

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Special thank you to @BrandeElise of WhyTheA.com and @LayllahStyle

Summer Loving YKBEADS Jewelry

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(1) Love is Green
Price $45 USD
Rx:
Sodalite- Logic, intelligence, emotional balance, truth, intuition, clarity perception.
Basalt Lava Green -grounding, balance, fruitful, abundant.
Tigers Eye- protection, pure thinking, self empowerment, confidence, manifestation.
Jade- Stability, longevity, tranquility, serenity and peace.
Blue Lapis Lazuli- Inner truth, inner knowledge, purification, positive magic, friendship.
Hamsa- protection

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(2) Love is Bliss
Price $45 USD
Rx:
Aquamarine- Cleansing, meditation, serenity, peace, prophesy, inspiration, tranquility, inner power-strength.
Crystal Quartz- Harmony, energy, healing, clarity, calmness.
Jade- balance, moderation, perspective Pink Coral- passion
Tigers Eye- confidence, personal power, manifestation
Blue Lapis Lazuli- Painted Agate,
Inner truth, inner knowledge, purification, positive magic, friendship.
Rose Quartz- unconditional love, self love, romantic love
Moonstone- happiness, good fortune, hope, ancient wisdom, safe travels, new beginnings.

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(3) Love is All-Knowing
Price $45 USD
Rx:
Basalt Lava Black- memory, focus, balance, strength.
Painted Agate- Generosity, protection, all knowing, courage, love, wealth. Blue Lapis Lazuli- Manifestation, confidence, inner truth.
All Seeing Owl

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(4) Love is the Anchor
Price $45 USD
Rx:
Blue Lapis Lazuli- Inner Truth, Friendship, Magic.
Crystal Quartz/ harmony, balance, energy. Evil Eye Protection
Amazonite- inspired truth, clairvoyance, honor, self love, sincerity. Smoky Quartz- positive thought, intuition, pride, stability, lifts depression.
Jade- longevity, wisdom, stability, fertility, wisdom.

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SHOP YKBEADS JEWELRY
All items 1 of a kind.
Handmade by healing hands .
Made in the USA.
YKBEADS is a positive energy co.
YKBEADS Healing Energy Jewelry is 100% all natural and organic.