All the names of the Canto Collection pieces are inspired by Betsy's time spent in Mexico City. Think joyous days spent taking in Mexico City’s vibrant culture, and nights spent dancing with new friends. The sounds, the sights, and memories are all captured in our new collection!

We’re not going to leave you in the dark as to what the names of the pieces mean, though! Some are translations from Spanish, some are interpretations, one is a word that never existed before (typical Betsy!)!!! Without further ado, here they are:

Salta - jump

betsy & iya canto collection salta necklace


Bombona - drum

betsy & iya canto collection Bombona hoop earring

Ocaso - sunset

betsy & iya canto collection Ocaso hoop earrings

Neva - a street in Mexico City (also snow!)

betsy & iya canto collection neva earrings


Coro - chorus

betsy & iya canto collection coro earrings

Ritmo - rhythm

betsy & iya canto collection ritmo necklace


Caderas - hips

betsy & iya canto collection caderas earrings


Sona - sound

betsy & iya canto collection sona necklace

Soltura - freedom of movement

betsy & iya canto collection soltura necklace

Canto - song

betsy & iya canto collection canto cuff

Tambor - drum

betsy & iya canto collection tambor ring

Zaca - an abbreviated street name

betsy & iya canto collection zaca ring

Nilo - street name!

betsy & iya canto collection nilo necklace


Uba - made up word, taken from "Cuba"

betsy & iya canto collection uba hoops

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