Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in jewelry but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Kate King, Founder of Kate King Jewellery, located in Calgary, AB, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Kate King Jewellery is a Vibrational Gemstone Jewellery Collection designed to assist people in managing their state. Through a challenging journey with my health, I discovered that gemstones have a strong impact on the physical body and that we can support health, happiness, and success by influencing our physical vibration using gemstones. After discovering that the stones I had been wearing negatively impacted my health I studied the frequency of gemstones and their impact on the physical vibration. I created a method of analyzing the physical vibration to help people understand their unique signature and assist them in selecting gemstones to attain the highest path in their lives. We assist people to achieve success, happiness, love, focus, and confidence using powerful gemstones. People build a gem toolkit to support themselves as they navigate through life.

Tell us about yourself

I struggled with health challenges for many years and studied anything I felt would assist me in balancing my energy. Ayurveda, one of the first forms of medicine, includes the use of gemstone therapy. The Ayurvedic Doctor I consulted prescribed gemstones as part of his protocol. I had always been attracted to gemstones and began to use them to balance my body. I was impressed with the feeling the gemstones gave me. I had a library of gemstone books. I found it interesting that when I consulted the books, stones recommended for the same effect had very different results. I looked for calming stones, some worked well, and others created more anxiety when I wore them. I knew there was something missing. There had to be more information.

I studied Quantum Physics, NLP, Chinese Face Reading, Feng Shui, and many other wisdoms regarding energy. I looked for powerful gemstone jewellery and found that most of the gems didn't have strong energy, and the combination of stones used were often opposing elements. I met a gem dealer and purchased several large unset gemstones. It was then that I realized all gems were not equal. This led me to study gemstone treatments, gem cutting, and light refraction. The treatments seemed to be killing the frequency of the stones. After a two-year journey with an extremely challenging illness, I regained my health. I wanted to share this knowledge and decided to create a collection of "power" vibrational gemstone jewellery. Helping people achieve their dreams and manage their personal state is what motivates me every day. Freedom from anxiety, depression, and unhappiness is so critical for human beings to live productive lives. Gemstones are vibrational dynamos that can empower people to shift into a new reality with beauty, harmony, and grace.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Working with people around the world and empowering them to live their best life and achieve their dreams. Watching people step into a new reality is so inspiring. Empowering the child who suffers from anxiety, the business person who is working to attract success, and vibrationally supporting the person who has suffered great loss in love to heal, learn and grow through that experience, then move on to attract a soulmate love relationship is our greatest accomplishment and gift.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Being a business owner is a leadership role. I always say, "the fish rots from the head down" taking responsibility for everything that happens in the business is important. Every person in our organization is an expression of our business. Teaching and empowering them to support our clients in every way is always our goal. In challenges, we try to learn and create a winning strategy for a successful outcome. Trusting in the universe, our Guides and Angels knowing that there is an order to all events. Staying out of judgment and approaching everything with grace and loving-kindness is important to me.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Build your dream, find your mission, then be relentless in your drive to achieve your goal. Try to go with the flow of the universe.
  2. Follow your intuition, for this is the murmuring of your Guides who are dedicated to your success. I always say, "dream big and act small."
  3. Plan your work, and create a model for success that makes you unique. Make sure you always work within your budget if you don't know how to find someone who does.
  4. Build a successful team and work as a unit. Success comes in the vision and patience to realize it.

Where can people find you and your business?


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