WrapandSoul

Waist Beads of Beauty and Power

Atlanta, Georgia · 2016 Sales

WrapandSoul

Waist Beads of Beauty and Power

Atlanta, Georgia 2016 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(562)

Announcement   BLACK HISTORY-BLACK LOVE SALE! Discount 15 percent off all SANKOFA waist beads. In the Akan language of Ghana, Sanfoka translates to "go back and take," and the word is often linked to the proverb, "It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten." This phrase holds special meaning for the people of the African Diaspora. The symbol, which is similar to a heart- is the centerpiece of Wrap and Soul waist beads of aquamarine, rose quartz, amber, carnelian and labradorite.



SIZING NOTES:
**Our waistbeads are most comfortable when worn under your belly, on your hips about where bikini underwear sits. However, if you choose the FREE 6-inch adjustable chain option, it will allow you to drape the waist beads higher or lower as you please.
** During the check-out process, you will be able to select the length of the waist beads you are purchasing. If you choose the adjustable chain option, it will be added in addition to the length you select. If you do not have a tape measure, use sizing guide below to approximate length of waistbeads.

**Please convo us any time with any questions or concerns. We will reply as promptly as we can.

**Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports for healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.**

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE EXACT MEASUREMENTS; USE THESE SIZING GUIDELINES:

EXTRA SMALL - Waistbeads hip measurements: 34 1/2 to 35 1/2 inches

SMALL - Waistbeads hip measurements: 36 1/2 to 37 1/2 inches

MEDIUM - Waistbeads hip measurements: 38 1/2 to 40 inches

LARGE - Waistbeads hip measurements: 41 1/2 to 43 inches

PLUS SIZE - Please convo me for custom design for your perfect fit!
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HOW TO WEAR WAISTBEADS:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/96058185/how-to-wear-waistbeads

FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF SYMBOLS AND GEMSTONES:
CHECK OUT MY BLOG!
Waistbeadswoman.com
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WRAP AND SOUL GIVE-BACK PROJECT! When you purchase ** Five African Waist Beads for $25 ** a portion of your payment - 15 percent - will be donated to the US-based Women's Microfinance Initiative. The WMI provides small loans (up to $250USD) to rural women of East Africa, giving them the financial support they need to begin small businesses to provide for their families and communities.
To date WMI has issued 22,500 loans to 3,000 borrowers in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WMI:
http://www.wmionline.org

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WRAP and SOUL waistbeads of crystal gemstones, beads and pewter charms are inspired by women the world over who wear this intimate jewelry. I aim to take the concept to the next level by incorporating ancient and modern symbols with crystal metaphysics. My handmade waist beads are created to flatter the body with comfort and elegance. I believe the energy of the stones and the significance of the charms will empower you - put glide in your stride, dip in your hips and most importantly, bring a smile to your lips.

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INTRODUCING "FOR THE BROTHERS," a new line of men's gemstone cuff bracelets with an ancient Egyptian theme. This jewelry is for all those special men who appreciate waistbeadswomen, and who walk in beauty and power of their own!
Bracelets are limited edition, one-of-a-kind. Grab them while you can!

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ATTENTION MEN: Read my blog and discover why waistbeads are the sexiest gift you can give your woman that YOU will enjoy!!!

http://waistbeadswoman.com/2012/10/09/for-men-the-sensual-waistbeads

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FDA Disclaimer: The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products presented on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Copyright Info:
My copy, photos and jewelry presentation are all copyrighted and my personal property. Please do not use my words and images without my consent.

Announcement

Last updated on Feb 2, 2018

BLACK HISTORY-BLACK LOVE SALE! Discount 15 percent off all SANKOFA waist beads. In the Akan language of Ghana, Sanfoka translates to "go back and take," and the word is often linked to the proverb, "It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten." This phrase holds special meaning for the people of the African Diaspora. The symbol, which is similar to a heart- is the centerpiece of Wrap and Soul waist beads of aquamarine, rose quartz, amber, carnelian and labradorite.



SIZING NOTES:
**Our waistbeads are most comfortable when worn under your belly, on your hips about where bikini underwear sits. However, if you choose the FREE 6-inch adjustable chain option, it will allow you to drape the waist beads higher or lower as you please.
** During the check-out process, you will be able to select the length of the waist beads you are purchasing. If you choose the adjustable chain option, it will be added in addition to the length you select. If you do not have a tape measure, use sizing guide below to approximate length of waistbeads.

**Please convo us any time with any questions or concerns. We will reply as promptly as we can.

**Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports for healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.**

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE EXACT MEASUREMENTS; USE THESE SIZING GUIDELINES:

EXTRA SMALL - Waistbeads hip measurements: 34 1/2 to 35 1/2 inches

SMALL - Waistbeads hip measurements: 36 1/2 to 37 1/2 inches

MEDIUM - Waistbeads hip measurements: 38 1/2 to 40 inches

LARGE - Waistbeads hip measurements: 41 1/2 to 43 inches

PLUS SIZE - Please convo me for custom design for your perfect fit!
*********************************************************************************
HOW TO WEAR WAISTBEADS:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/96058185/how-to-wear-waistbeads

FOR BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF SYMBOLS AND GEMSTONES:
CHECK OUT MY BLOG!
Waistbeadswoman.com
************************************************************************************

WRAP AND SOUL GIVE-BACK PROJECT! When you purchase ** Five African Waist Beads for $25 ** a portion of your payment - 15 percent - will be donated to the US-based Women's Microfinance Initiative. The WMI provides small loans (up to $250USD) to rural women of East Africa, giving them the financial support they need to begin small businesses to provide for their families and communities.
To date WMI has issued 22,500 loans to 3,000 borrowers in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WMI:
http://www.wmionline.org

**************************************************************************************

WRAP and SOUL waistbeads of crystal gemstones, beads and pewter charms are inspired by women the world over who wear this intimate jewelry. I aim to take the concept to the next level by incorporating ancient and modern symbols with crystal metaphysics. My handmade waist beads are created to flatter the body with comfort and elegance. I believe the energy of the stones and the significance of the charms will empower you - put glide in your stride, dip in your hips and most importantly, bring a smile to your lips.

**************************************************************************

INTRODUCING "FOR THE BROTHERS," a new line of men's gemstone cuff bracelets with an ancient Egyptian theme. This jewelry is for all those special men who appreciate waistbeadswomen, and who walk in beauty and power of their own!
Bracelets are limited edition, one-of-a-kind. Grab them while you can!

***********************************************************************

ATTENTION MEN: Read my blog and discover why waistbeads are the sexiest gift you can give your woman that YOU will enjoy!!!

http://waistbeadswoman.com/2012/10/09/for-men-the-sensual-waistbeads

*************************************************************************************

FDA Disclaimer: The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products presented on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Copyright Info:
My copy, photos and jewelry presentation are all copyrighted and my personal property. Please do not use my words and images without my consent.

Moon Horton

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5 out of 5 stars
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solinda3

solinda3 on Feb 21, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Thank you so much, Moon! It was exactly what I wanted. Beautifully crafted and packaged with care, and I really appreciate the earrings and note that accompanied the beads <3 I look forward to purchasing more soon!

kcsmith463

kcsmith463 on Feb 20, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This item is the best quality waist bead I have ever purchased. The stones are beautiful, the beads fit well and feel great against my skin. I am extremely pleased with my beads, and the quality service that Moon provides. The time and care that are put into the beads are communicated through the beauty and high quality. I have already purchased more!

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Updates

Working on my warrior woman Black Panther Waistbeads! They gonna be fierce! Stay tuned!
Cause I two_hearts you and I’m thankful for youprayskin-tone-5 15 percent off all rose quartz waistbeads! Rose quartz is the “love” crystal and shows my deep gratitude for all who have supported me this year!
Photo shoot in Atlanta! Thanks to my beautiful models and excellent photographer for job well done!!
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About

Wrap and Soul Waistbeads Studio

My name is Moon.

I have been making and selling waist beads for 12 years and I never grow tired of it. I take great joy in harnessing the power of crystal gemstones and combining them with sacred symbols make my waist beads potent and unique.

I was introduced to waist beads at the same time I became fascinated by gemstones. I made my first waistbeads in class taught by Queen Afua, renowned healer and Sacred Woman from Brooklyn, New York.

In her book, "Sacred Woman," Queen Afua writes that in some nations waistbeads were given to young girls at puberty by their older kinswomen as a symbol of feminity and power.

In many countries, the color of the beads or the pattern of beadwork may signify a woman’s status as a maiden, mother, widow or elder. Her waistbeads are always on her, protecting her during menstruation, courtship, marriage and childbirth.

I believe my designs take that one step further, matching the energy of symbols with gemstones and creating a piece of cultural art that is as intimate and sensual as a woman's lingerie.

Waistbeads are not about whether or not you have a flat stomach or six-pack abs. They are not about highlighting the thickness of your waist or the bulge of your belly or span of your hips.

Waist beads have a completely different energy. They tell the story of your womb. They remind you that the curve of your hips and belly are what makes you a woman.

They symbolize the beauty of women who soar.

Shop members

  • Moon

    Owner, Maker, Designer

  • Joseph Horton

    Designer

    My adorable husband Joe occasionally creates a bracelet that will match one of my waistbeads and will be sold together as a set. Joe's shop is etsy.com/shop/straightpathjewelry and he specializes in rings and bracelets with an ancient Egyptian theme.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 23, 2017
I am fascinated by color and textures of beads and stones, the more raw and imperfect the better. In addition to the New York and Atlanta bead shops that I scour for my waistbeads, the recycled materials for my bracelets and necklaces are just as likely to come from an antique shop, a Caribbean beach or a flea market.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Waistbeads and bracelets returned within 7 days will be refunded minus shipping costs if the item was purchased by a buyer in the United States. Buyers from the EU have 14 days to return purchases. Items must not be worn or damaged. Waistbeads that are custom-sized or custom-designed, i.e. made expressly for you, are not refundable. For all waistbeads purchases, If the clasp or chain is damaged, we will replace free of charge. However, on the unlikely chance that the waistbeads burst and the coated wire breaks, we are unable to repair them, they must be re-created at cost. Please convo me with any questions or concerns.
Payment
PayPal and all major credit cards.
Shipping
Ships priority mail (2 to 4 days) and first class mail anywhere in the United States. Offers international first class mail service to overseas buyers.
Additional policies and FAQs
For additional questions, please email me at wrapandsoul [!at] gmail.com. I am always willing to work with you! Thanks

More information

Last updated on Jun 22, 2017
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

I love collaborating with waistbeadswomen to create their adornments! Simply review past orders to see the symbols, colors and gemstones I commonly use, then convo or email me with your design ideas. I'm open to all concepts and will do my best to accommodate them.

Sizing details

Most of the listings will have a drop-down menu that allows you to check off your exact measurements. Note that you will also have to option of adding a free adjustable six-inch chain with a charm dangle at the end. For further information on how to measure your hips and waist, see the "announcement" section on this site.

Care instructions

Wrap and Soul waistbeads can be worn all the time, day and night, as long as you are not allergic to gemstones, or base metal, plated silver/gold, copper, brass or pewter as these are metals that are frequently used.

Unless your skin is extremely sensitive, you can even shower, bathe and swim with your beads on. Be aware that over time chlorine, soap, skin oils, lotions, etc, can sometimes coat, dull or discolor the beads. The chains are plated silver or gold, so water may tarnish or fade them over time.

Some waistbeadswomen believe that “clearing” gemstones before wearing them removes any residual negative energy from previous handlers. To “clear” gemstone waist beads, leave outside in direct sunlight or moonlight for 24 hours.

Wholesale availability

Please send your requests to wrapandsoul@gmail.com.