About this project
I've met my goal of $5500 and the number continues to rise! Thank you so much to all who have backed this project and who've spread the word and continue to do so. I am so grateful. My project has till April 5th to collect funds and many projects on Kickstarter go well beyond their original goal. I'm so happy the nail biting part is over and I'm so excited to see the final total!
Chakra is Sanskrit for “wheel”. It is a concept best described as centers of spiritual energy within the body. There are 7 major Chakras (scroll down to read about them). Each one has specific associations with certain elements, glands, colors, gemstones and physical and emotional disorders. Each one is also related to a personality trait, which can manifest in positive or negative ways depending if its energy is balanced or imbalanced.
These wraps act as visual reminders to help you focus on whichever Chakra you’re working to balance. I love wearing mine! I started making this line over a year ago. You can read about how it started HERE.
They can be worn as bracelets, anklets or even a necklace - just wrap it and tie it. My friends enjoy wearing them during their yoga practice. Jewelry that can easily transition from yoga class to lunch to a night on the town! These have been very popular among yogis and several yoga instructors have asked me about making them easily available to them and their students.
I’m hoping to launch my Chakra wraps into production. The funds raised through your pre-order of the wraps and the other pledge rewards will be used to pay to have the charms cast right here in Vermont. I'd like to get these into yoga shops and studios across the country. I would like more people to enjoy wearing these wraps and to consciously take part in balancing their energy, whether for health problems, emotional blocks or the stress of every day life. Why not have fashionable reminders?
of sterling silver, they have a lovely natural edge. My logo (which consists of my initials and the Chinese symbol for forever) is on the back. Each one comes on a long handmade silk strand (the color depends on the Chakra you choose). Each one also comes with a small affirmation card.
Silver has beneficial properties as well and is believed to remove negative energy from the body. Perfect for any age, they are unisex and make great gifts! 9/16" diameter. 30" silk strand.
If you have a yoga studio or shop and are interested in carrying my Chakra Wraps please contact me at: email@example.com
The Rewards: (All prices include shipping!)
$10 pledge: You get a set of 7 small Chakra affirmation cards. Great to add to your mirror, keep in your pocket or give to friends.
$25 pledge: You get a brass Crown Chakra key chain. (charm dia is 3/4")
$38 pledge: You get a sterling Chakra Wrap! (You choose which one you want.)
$40 pledge: (FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS) - The Chakra Wrap! (You choose which one you want.)
$58 pledge: The Chakra Wrap! Sterling silver on silk (your choice) plus the brass Crown Chakra key chain.
$60 pledge (FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS) - The Chakra Wrap! Sterling silver on silk (your choice) plus the brass Crown Chakra key chain with Priority Mail International shipping (Add $22).
$72 pledge: You get 2 sterling Chakra wraps of your choice. One for you and one for a friend!
$74 pledge (FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS) - You get 2 sterling Chakra wraps of your choice. One for you and one for a friend! Priority Mail International shipping (Add $22).
$105 pledge: You get 3 Chakra wraps of your choice. These make great gifts!
$107 pledge: (FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS) - You get 3 Chakra wraps of your choice, remember these make great gifts! Priority Mail International shipping (Add $22).
$225 pledge: You get a set of all 7 Chakra wraps. A rainbow of wraps! (Or 7 of your choice.) Enjoy them all to yourself or share them with your friends...
$227 pledge: (FOR INTERNATIONAL BACKERS) - You get a set of all 7 Chakra wraps. A rainbow of wraps! (Or 7 of your choice.) Enjoy them all to yourself or share them with your friends...Priority Mail International shipping (Add $22).
Important: Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing crowdfunding platform, if my goal isn't met, the pledges don't get processed and I don't get any funds (and you don't get any rewards)! Please help spread the word! Thank you so much for your support! Positive energy all around!!! Find me on TWITTER and FACEBOOK.
From customers:--- “I wear my wrap bracelet every day! It feels so good I never want to take it off.”
---"Unlike anything I've seen, I love the meaning behind them."
---“I feel better when I feel it and when I catch sight of it in the mirror.”
---“I absolutely love them! I get compliments every time I wear mine.”
About the Chakras: Here they are photographed in descending order with matching descriptions below -
7th Chakra: Crown (color: purple) - located at the very top of the head. It is associated with divine wisdom, our spirit, our Oneness with the Universe, our unity with all that is, perception beyond the confines of space and time and enlightenment. Associated body parts: brain.
6th Chakra: Third Eye (color: indigo) - located in the center of the head behind your eyebrows. It is related to our ability to perceive clearly. Also: Intuition, insight, imagination, spiritual connectedness, visualization into manifestation, clearing of grief, healing and imagination. Associated body parts: eyes and sinuses.
5th Chakra: Throat (color: blue) - located in the center of the throat. It is linked to our creativity and ability to communicate. Also: proper judgment, ideal resolutions, release of temerity, increased self-expression. Associated body parts: throat and lungs.
4th Chakra: Heart (color: green) - located at the center of the chest and is associated with love and understanding, limitless compassion and empathy and forgiveness. Also: Protection, love, harmony, connection, release of rejection, love. Associated body parts: heart and breasts
3rd Chakra: Solar plexus (color: yellow) - located an inch or two above the navel. This Chakra is the focus point for our power and will. Our sense of power, ego and authority, as well as self-control and discipline are centered here. Also: sensitivity, clearing of anger, increased joy. Associated body parts: liver, spleen, stomach and small intestine.
2nd Chakra: Sacral (color: orange) - located in the lower abdomen. This Chakra is associated with emotions, feelings, states of desire and imagination. Also sexual creativity, primal understanding, relief of tension, improved relationships. Associated body parts: sacral, reproductive organs, lower abdomen.
1st Chakra: Root (color: red) - located at the base of the spine. This Chakra is related to survival, our body and identity as an individual. Our health, constitution and security including material wealth are also linked to it. Also: focus, stability, grounding, physical energy, balance of physical body and clearing of fear. Associated body parts: kidneys and bladder, the vertebral column, hips and legs.
Risks and challenges
I'm very confident in this project. Casting has a fairly quick turn around time and I've given myself enough time to put the orders together. This is something I already do; this is just going to be on a much larger scale but I have everything lined up to make it go smoothly. Selling my Chakra Kahn jewelry line this past year and seeing the great response to it is what has encouraged me to take this step. The challenge will be getting the word out, and getting people to support the project and/or spread the word.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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