Tucson Travel - Bazaar 2017

Posted on February 13, 2017

Our 2nd annual betsy & iya Bazaar is just around the corner on February 25, 2017. If you're curious how the heck all these beautiful handmade goods end up at b & i, look no further. Our dynamic duo, Suzy (Retail Manager & Buyer) & Sara (Customer Service & Wholesale Account Manager), headed out to the Tucson Gem Show earlier this... Read More

Meet Your Maker - Taylor

Posted on January 25, 2017

We're continuing today with our series, Meet Your Maker, where we get to know a little better the strange and mysterious mind of a member of our production crew. (Okay, okay, not strange at all.) This month, we're featuring a betsy & iya Maker of over 2 years, Taylor!  Read on for answers to life's most important questions and maybe learn... Read More

Everything But Sale - Jan. 20-22, 2017

Posted on January 17, 2017

Visit us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in-store and online for our Everything But Sale!! Everything But betsy & iya designs will be 30% OFF. It's a rare time when we put beloved favorites on sale like Sydney Hale candles, Demimonde jewelry, or Goertzen bags so don't miss out! The details: What: Everything But Sale* (30% OFF EVERYTHING BUT betsy & iya designs) When: Friday-Sunday,... Read More

Holiday Shipping at betsy & iya

Posted on December 19, 2016

We can hardly believe that Christmas is only 6 days away! Where does the time go?! Despite the icy week we had in Portland, we’re managing to stay super busy around here- especially our shipping team! Take a sneak peek into betsy & iya’s shipping department and meet the people responsible for getting your jewelry to your front door quickly... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for Him

Posted on December 08, 2016

We're feeling pretttty good about our Gift Guide for Him this year. Packed with high quality, handmade goods, there's something for every lucky lad on your shopping list. (Cause who doesn't love a warm, fuzzy blanket?) From mountain man to urbanite and everything in between, keep scrolling for easy, thoughtful gift inspiration.   1. For the cozy couch loving cuddle bear Skeem Fireplace Matches... Read More

Holiday Decorating in the Shop!

Posted on December 01, 2016

I'm happy to report that we're in full swing holiday mode here at betsy & iya. Thanks to our decorating crew, Suzy, Elizabeth and Emily, the shop is warm and filled with cheer. The ladies stayed after hours on Wednesday and made a night out of hanging garlands, stringing lights, and getting our boutique totally holiday-ified. The result? One festive jewelry shop! Take a... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for Her

Posted on December 01, 2016

Happy Holidays! It’s that wonderful time of the year when we turn our thoughts and energies to the ones that we love as we prepare to celebrate all things family and friendship. First up on the list: the ladies!  We’ve curated a gift guide filled with handcrafted, high quality goods that are sure to resonate with all of the special women in... Read More

An Open Letter from betsy & iya.

Posted on November 23, 2016

It’s Thanksgiving, and we have so much to be thankful for as a company. We’re thankful for our health. We’re thankful to have work we’re proud of and fulfilled by. We’re thankful for our customers. We’re thankful for the growth of our company this year and all the amazing work from individuals and teams at betsy & iya. We’re thankful... Read More

Meet Your Maker - Gaby

Posted on November 22, 2016

We're busy as bees here at the betsy & iya production studio gearing up for the Holiday Season. To celebrate the hard work of each of our Makers, we're kicking off a series of features to help you get to know the hands (and the people they belong to) behind our handcrafted jewelry. To kick off our series, please meet... Read More

Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts That Will Get You Invited Back

Posted on November 14, 2016

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this year you’re sitting pretty on the attendee list. Just because grocery shopping and kitchen clean up doesn’t fall on your plate this time around doesn’t mean you’re entirely off the hook. Wherever you’re headed this Thanksgiving, you’ll want to bring along a small gift to show your appreciation. We have something for... Read More

Days of Giving - 10% Back Benefit

Posted on November 10, 2016

Shop & we'll give 10% back   Join us for betsy & iya's Days of Giving!  We're giving 10% of all retail sales both in-store and online back to three great organizations! These days are all about giving, so whether you're shopping for holiday gifts or giving yourself a treat, you'll get the added bonus of giving back to a worthy... Read More

Little Boxes 2016: 11/25 & 11/26

Posted on November 09, 2016

Hey all!  It's Little Boxes time again. We're so excited about this annual tradition of shopping small! We are participating, of course, so if you love shopping at betsy & iya, then make your way over on the 25th or 26th of November! You can visit us first to unlock 10% at other retailers, or visit another participating shop to unlock 10%... Read More

Helloooo, Sweater Weather!

Posted on November 08, 2016

This fall, it’s all about breathing life into old favorites with jewelry and accessories. Think long necklaces, statement studs, and eye catching rings. Its easy to throw on a sweater to fend off the cold, but looking stylish at the same time? That's next level. Read on to discover my style tips for staying warm and looking cool. Why we love this... Read More

Restock Your Wardrobe for Fall

Posted on October 20, 2016

Visit us this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in-store and online for our fall 20% off clothing sale! We've got all the latest styles from our favorite labels Tienda Ho, good hYOUman, Make It Good, Eve Gravel, Loup, Uzi, Curator, & more. There are many new arrivals on the racks at our brick & mortar and a select few online. In fact, our retail staff is prepping the shop... Read More

betsy & iya Garage Sale, Aug. 5th!

Posted on July 22, 2016

If you like wearing jewelry, making jewelry, and/or screamin' good deals, then we have the event for YOU. The betsy & iya Garage Sale is happening Friday, August 5th during normal shop hours, 10am-6pm. For even more photos of all the sale goodies, click the the button! RSVP & See More Sale Photos We're rolling up the garage door of... Read More

You + Me, pt. 2 Lookbook is here.

Posted on July 14, 2016

The lookbook for betsy & iya's latest collection, You + Me, pt. 2, is online, and we're delighted to share it with you. With this lookbook, Betsy was inspired to explore the journey of love–that transition from separate entities and careful choreography, to a relaxed union and effortless intonation. There's no magic formula or certain number of years it takes, but when you get... Read More

Get Dressed & Go.

Posted on June 30, 2016

Get Dressed & Go. Is it just me, or do you feel busier during the summer months, too? More hours of daylight means more time for activities after work or well into the evening on days off. What you should be concentrating on is filling that time to the maximum with activities, trips near and far, meet ups with friends, solo jaunts, etc. What you shouldn't fill... Read More

Summer Jewelry Essentials.

Posted on June 23, 2016

Summer Jewelry Essentials. Summer is officially here and we bet you're excited about it. As Portland summer experts, we know the feeling of waiting months and months (and months...) for the glory time in the Pacific Northwest and then reveling in it until it abruptly leaves. No matter where you are reading from, we want you to enjoy the heck out of summer and... Read More

Jon Batiste in a betsy & iya necklace (!!!).

Posted on June 22, 2016

Jon Batiste in a betsy & iya necklace (!!!). Jon Batiste: accomplished musician, international performer, betsy & iya fan. Yes, that last part is true; the bronze bar necklace Jon Batiste wears so often, including in the Chase commercial below, is our Jalisco necklace. This man you might only recognize from his role as bandleader on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert  has already had an extremely impressive career, with no... Read More

betsy & iya Brick & Mortar.

Posted on June 13, 2016

betsy & iya Brick & Mortar. Our corner of NW 24th & Thurman St in Portland, OR feels like home away from home, not just because of the amount of time we spend here, but because of the feeling we get from the moment we walk through the front door into our retail space. The smells, the textures, the positive effect that simply being surrounded by beautiful... Read More