Beltane Kaftan Offering 2021

closed 04/05/2021



This Offering was inspired by the Sabbath Beltane.  I’m using the Wheel of the Year as a jumping off point for each offering to honor and deepen our relationship with the seasonal cycles in the Northern hemisphere. Each offering will be available for 1-2 weeks and then will end in time for me to make and ship your garment so that it arrives before that Sabbath. I’m so excited to share a more in depth journey into my life’s work as an herbalist, clothing designer, yogini, and environmentalist. It is my hope that through these offering we will connect more deeply with Gaia together.

The Garment Design: The garment design for this offering is the Yanta Origami Below Knee Kaftan with Long Sleeves. The Yanta Neckline style is a low neckline with a slight cowl. A modern and sweet design, perfect for adding a statement necklace and for easy breastfeeding access. The Origami Silhouette is a relaxed cut with pockets incorporated into front panel detailing, making this design highly functional yet sophisticated in it’s unique accent and cut.

Spirits: Please scroll down the entire page to see a more in depth list of all involved with the making of this offering, their connection to Beltane, and their energetic and medicinal properties. The quick list of all involved is Mugwort, Goddess Kali, Goddess Durga, Goddess Lakshmi, Organic Cotton, Hemp, Oak Galls, Reishi, He Shou Wu, Pearl, Tocos, Ashwagandha, Pine Pollen, Astragalus, Flower Essence of Stinging Nettles, Flower Essence of Rhododendron, Flower Essence of Orchid, Indigo, Madder Root, Cutch, Fusticwood, Water, Fire, Metal, Air, and Earth. This image is an example of how these energies combine, your Kaftan will be similar, but also unique and One Of A Kind. All Kaftans will be made together in a group and each participant, including you, will be honored and represented during the Ritual of Making.

Ships April 19th: My apologies that garments shipped outside the U.S. may not reach you in time for this specific Solstice. There is a chance it could be held by your countries customs office and I have no way of predicting or controlling if this will happen. If you would like your garment to ship quickly once complete please choose EXPRESS Shipping during checkout.


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Honoring Each Spirit

I believe that everything has a dynamic life force, personality, vibration, and divinity that deserves respect an autonomy. You, Me, Animals, Plants, Rivers, Minerals, The Stars and Planets, The Sea, The Air, Mycylium, Gods and Goddesses, Celestial Beings, The Elements, Stories, Language, Micro-organisms and all things still undiscovered or simply unseen. It’s my goal to be in right relationships with all Beings by acknowledging the unique knowledge, healing, and vibration their presence brings.

We have always had the ability to commune with the life forces that surround us and it is only in recent human history that we have forgotten. I’m so excited to see more and more people are reactivating these relationships and sharing their journey. It is through this shift in consciousness we will return to a more sustainable and balanced relationship with Gaia. Thank you for joining me in my humble attempt to honor these relationships in my work.

I’m excited to spend this life in a space of learning through apprenticeship, classes, personal practices, and simply holding space for this to come forward or change at any given moment. This is my souls work and spans many incarnations.

Below is a list of all Beings, known to me, who are present during the making of this specific offering. While I will give a brief descriptions of why I have chosen each for this Offering and their unique vibrations, this is mostly about holding space and gratitude for their presence. I would like to apologize to any beings I forget to mention and ask that I will have the humility and ability to see, hear, and feel you as I move forward with these offerings in the future.

The Land

The land on which I currently live and make these offerings is Catawba Indigenous Lands.

Goddess Durga, Goddess Kali, and Goddess Lakshmi

I am currently joining Laura Amazzone in her Goddess Durga and Goddess Kali Sadhanas on each New Moon and Sadhanas to the Goddess Lakshmi on each Full Moon. Because I’m developing a relationship with these goddesses I think it is important to mention that their presence is a part of these offerings. I’ll be sharing more about this in an upcoming Gaia Goddess post so be sure to follow our Newsletter at the bottom of the page if you want to learn more.


Mugwort is the shaman of the plant world, a guide for both plants and animals to understand their own magic, their medicine, their souls. For Me Mugwort is a guide as I make each offering and it reminds me that all beings have a life energy, a “body” of sensitivity and feelings, and a spiritual essence or Self. Mugwort is also a guide for the other beings present to help them navigate their unique gifts to all called to participate in this offering. To learn more about my personal relationship with Mugwort and how they are a part of this process visit here.

Smokey Quartz

The quartz crystal holds and shares ancient earth information. They are here to aid in amplifying the history and voices of each being present. Quartz radiates at a very slow, powerful, and deeply grounded vibration. Put simply, they are our oldest earth ancestors and therefore embody very old magic that brings depth and balance to the offering. Smokey Quartz gently dissolves negative thought patterns, anger, and resentment.


Selenite helps us to be both flexible in our nature but resolute in our decisions.

Organic Cotton

The energetics that come through when working with cotton as a fabric are I’m soft, open, and supportive while also having healthy boundaries. It’s a wonderful fabric to wear when the day calls for an empath shield.


There are so many things that I could say about the energetic and medicinal qualities of hemp but in an effort to keep it short and sweet I will touch on the ones that are most relevant when worn against the skin. Hemp has anti-viral and anti-fungal properties as a fiber, is strong and durable, and has a slight texture that exfoliates and stimulates the skin. It’s vibration is very calming, reducing stress, anxiety, and lowering cortisol and inflammation.

Stinging Nettles Flower Essence

Nettles is in abundance during this time of year and when meditating on what plant  spirits wanted to be apart of this offering Nettles came through the strong again just like last year. Energetically they remind us not to judge a book by it’s cover, that there is always a sivler lining, and that behind the sting of life is deep nurturing and wisdom. The root also possesses cytotoxic T lymphocytes, which are very important for our immune defense against intra-cellular pathogens, including viruses and bacteria. I think Nettles is hear as a facilitator, guardian, and medicinal ally during this time of transition. Nettle Flower Essence also helps you to stand strong and tall in your own truth and maintain firm boundaries.

Flower Essence of Orchid

Orchid is here to assist us in moving past doubt and connect us to our Yoni Shakti Womb Power. We have entered into a time of great change and with it great power will rise to be in service of each individual. Orchid helps us to each find and cultivate our unique magic and share our divinity in the most effective way.

Flower Essence of Violet

Violet helps us to stay true to ourselves and deepen our connection to our deepest desires. Violet assist us in becoming better listeners both to ourselves and others. Violet opens space for self reflections and the strength to end relationships that no longer serve us.  Violet assist us in times of transition when patience and trust are needed.

Flower Essence of Rhododendron

I have added One Willow Apothecaries Rhododendron Flower essence to the water of the dyeing process to help me locate and unfold my inner strength and ultimate heart, revealing myself as fertile, capable, and grounded in a place of self-sustainability that ultimately incites the growth of those around me.


Reishi, He Shou Wu, Pearl, Tocos, Ashwagandha, Pine Pollen, Artagulus

This is a tonic created by Sun Potion crafted to nourish feminine energy and harmonize the whole system. I use it daily and felt called to add it to the water bath during the bundle dyeing process. It balances Immunity, Creative Energy, Hormonal Balance, Mental Clarity, Stress Relief, Cellular Regeneration, Radiance, Healthy Circulation, Emotional Equilibrium, and Libido



Madder reminds us to be patient and grounded. It takes Madder Root 3 years to reach maturity and it waits and grows patiently through the seasons. Their roots are visually similar to our nervous system revealing how connected and similar we are to Mother Gaia


Indigo, Madder Root, Yeast, Soda Ash, Water

I have added Indigo to the Beltane Offering because it is profoundly calming to the nervous system and it promotes physical and mental Rest. The color created with Vat Indigo balances the heart, stimulates the lungs, Liver, thymus, and lymph system.

Tannin (Oak Galls)

We use oak galls to pre-mordant our fabric. It is lovely for opening up plant fibers to help them receive the dye more easily. For this reason it is also energetically helping us be more receptive to the medicine of all present during this offering and softening our heart.



Is a healer and has long been used in Ayurveda for skin problems, to lesson inflammation, and to help with obesity. Its Astringent Spirit is here to help all the Spirits present in this offering to find their balance.


This tree has the unique ability to transform the suns energy into the bright warm color of sunlight when used as a dye. Their presence helps us recognize and embody our own warmth and divinity in this lifetime.


Alum is another mordant used to help the natural plant dyes bond with the plant fibers. Alum offers the energy of connection and vibrates a feeling of preservation and assistance.


The Elements

Water, Fire, Metal, Air, and Earth

I would just like to take a moment to acknowledge and thank the 5 elements and their crucial roll in making not only this offering, but life as we know it possible.

The Ritual of Making

The Process for the Beltane Offering first starts with cutting and sewing the garment. Your garment will have a tag with your name sewn in to include your unique magic in the ritual. I have chosen The Yanta Origami Kaftan in Tissue Hemp/Organic Cotton for it’s ample surface area for displaying the combined Natural Dye techniques, and the light and airiness of the fabric for the Warming weather.

The First Step is to create the Smoky Quartz and Selenite Elixir Bath. This is done by letting a Smokey Quartz Crystal and Selenite Crystals sit in Water over night. This is set aside to be used in one of the Natural Dyeing steps.

After mordanting the garment with Tannin and Alum it is ready for dyeing. The garment is first added to a pot of water with Quartz Crystal and selenite elixir, Yin Powder, The Flower Essence of Stinging Nettles, Flower Essence of Orchid, and the Flower Essence Rhododendron. After this part of the process is complete the garment is then simmered in a pot of Madder and Cutch. The final dye step is a dip in Indigo. It goes through a final rinse and loving Ritual before making it’s journey to you.

Meet The Maker

Meet the Maker

I am beyond excited to bring these Special pieces forward. It feels like the culmination of my 40 years earth side, yet I’m still only at the beginning of a very unique body of work. One that brings together many pieces of myself, while still allowing space for this to grow and change as I do. If you have made it this far, thank you from the bottom of my heart for joining me. I will be sharing more as these pieces develop.