First Thursday: Celebrate You + Me, pt. 1!

Our first First Thursday of 2015 is coming up on February 5th. Join us at the shop from 6-9 PM for a celebration of our newest collection, You + Me, pt. 1! – Shop all 15 pieces from the new collection – Create a Valentine’s Day Wishlist of items from our shop that we will Read More

NEW Collection: You + Me, pt. 1

World, meet You + Me. pt. 1*, the newest collection of jewelry from betsy & iya. This collection has been over a year in the making, drawing inspiration from touch, balance, & the many ways – literally & figuratively – that humans fit together. Made of brass, bronze, silver, and fiber, these 14 pieces are Read More

Holiday Hours 2014.

The weather outside= frightful. Inside of 2403 NW Thurman St= delightful! Holiday hours at our brick & mortar: 10AM-6PM through 12/24 CLOSED 12/25 (Merry Christmas to those who celebrate!) 10AM-6PM 12/26-12/31 CLOSED 01/01/15 <—!!!! 10AM-6PM 01/02/15 & beyond To say we’ve been busy is an understatement; thank you to ALL who’ve stopped by our shop Read More

Make your holiday Wish List at betsy & iya!

Get exactly what you want from us! Now through December 20th: Stop by our shop and make your Wish List of items from our brick & mortar. Set your loved ones up for success this holiday and get exactly what you want in the process. We’ll help you make a Wish List of your most Read More

Make your holiday Wish List at betsy & iya!

Get exactly what you want from us! Now through December 20th: Stop by our shop and make your Wish List of items from our brick & mortar. Set your loved ones up for success this holiday and get exactly what you want in the process. We’ll help you make a Wish List of your most Read More

Make your holiday Wish List at betsy & iya!

Get exactly what you want from us! Now through December 20th: Stop by our shop and make your Wish List of items from our brick & mortar. Set your loved ones up for success this holiday and get exactly what you want in the process. We’ll help you make a Wish List of your most Read More

Make your holiday Wish List at betsy & iya!

Get exactly what you want from us! Now through December 20th: Stop by our shop and make your Wish List of items from our brick & mortar. Set your loved ones up for success this holiday and get exactly what you want in the process. We’ll help you make a Wish List of your most Read More

Little Boxes 2014: Nov. 28th & 29th!

Here at betsy & iya, November = Little Boxes, the two-day shopping event and raffle founded by Betsy & Will in 2011 that happens the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving – aka Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Little Boxes is all about community; pooling the resources of our city’s vibrant independent businesses and using Read More

First Thursday Nov. 6th: OOAK Pieces!

November, 6, 2014: 6-9PM 2403 NW Thurman St. Portland, OR 97210   We’ll be open till 9pm offering out of season sale items, drinks, and a selection of one-of-a-kind betsy & iya pieces. Over the summer, Betsy led our production team in a Maker Playday, a dedicated amount of time when they reviewed sketches, experimented Read More

Content-ment.

One of our unofficial company maxims here at betsy & iya is do nothing halfway. Another is that failure is not an option. Combine these and add some serious heart, love for the work, perseverance, and the results can be incredible. And yet, despite the presence of these forces in our company culture, I’m always Read More

Content 2014 at Ace Hotel Portland.

What, you thought hotel rooms were for sleeping? Get ready to experience a visit to Ace Hotel Portland in a whole new way. On Saturday, October 18th, we’ll be participating in Content, described on their website as “a living installation” that takes place in the guest rooms on the second floor of the hotel. Each Read More

betsy & iya Trunk Show at Bespoke!

Attention Truckee, CA peeps: betsy & iya is coming for YOU! Our awesome stockist Bespoke in Truckee, CA is hosting Betsy & Will on Friday, October 3rd from 5-8 pm for a Trunk Show at their shop. The chance to meet the designer of some of your favorite jewelry outside of his/her hometown doesn’t happen everyday, Read More

NEW betsy & iya: Two Additions to the Bridge Collection.

betsy & iya Peeps, Please join us in welcoming TWO new additions to our popular Bridge Collection, the Steel Bridge cuff & the Hernando de Soto Bridge cuff! Both are now available in our brick & mortar shop and online and come in brass (pictured), silver plated, or gold plated. These babes have been in Read More

Open Late for September First Thursday 09/04/14!

To kick off the Virgo-tastic month of September, we’ll be open late from 6-9 PM on First Thursday, Sept. 4th. Get out your phones and mark the date NOW! We’ll have sale clothing & jewelry, as well as all the new arrivals we’ve had come in as we gear up for fall. Come shop, hang Read More

Summer Instagram Contest WINNER!

We are so excited to announce the winner of the GRAND PRIZE in our #destinationbetsyandiya summer Instagram contest! Please join us in congratulating Eva for capturing the spirit of summer adventure in this amazing photo of her wearing betsy & iya Aztec Dreamcatcher earrings at the Chicago Botanical Gardens. Eva wins a $200 betsy & Read More

LAST WEEK to enter Instagram Contest!

So, let me get this straight: it’s been SEVEN weeks since we kicked off our #destinationbetsyandiya summer Instagram contest?! Surely you jest! *looks around to see no one jesting, silently accepts the rapid passage of time* ALL entries are eligible to win big; it’s now or never to enter to win our GRAND PRIZE the Ultimate Read More

First Thursday August 7th with Caravan Pacific.

Calling all Portland residents with hair! We are amping up our First Thursday game this summer and for the August 7th event, we’re super excited to partner with Shannon from another handmade Portland line, Caravan Pacific. We’ll be hosting a release party for modern metal hair ties designed by Shannon and manufactured by Studio ERG. Read More

betsy & iya Summer Tour 2014.

In between enjoying our favorite Rose City Summer activities, we’re making sure July is going to be our favorite kind of month: busy, warm, and full of opportunities to bring YOU the betsy & iya you dream about while you should be working. Read on for your full list of items to promptly insert into Read More

Summer Instagram Contest: #destinationbetsyandiya

Our summer Instagram contest starts JUNE 20th and we want YOU to play. Discounts for entry, weekly prizes, and one epic GRAND PRIZE. Read on for more details! The contest will run June 20th-August 14th, and we’ll announce the grand prize winner on Friday, August 22nd.  There will also be a prize for the People’s Choice, the Read More

Introducing: Meridith Kula

The rumors are true! We’ve got a new lovely lady in the shop. Take a moment and get to know our newest member to the team: Meridith Kula. I promise, she’s as kula as a cucumber! (Sorry, I had to…) Where do you hail from? Honolulu, HI via Brooklyn, NY Hobbies/Interests Sewing; sourcing and fixing up vintage Read More