Who We Are


WHO….Joanna Witt is the Canadian born designer behind YIN jewelry. From its roots in selling silver jewelry in the Tokyo subway station, Yin has come a long way. Joanna has spent the past 18 years in or around Bali and Asia and thinks she would have a pretty tough time living in the west again. She is inspired daily by kids Dharma and Chandra….

  • Joanna Witt is the Canadian born designer behind YIN jewelry. From its roots in selling silver jewelry in the Tokyo subway station, Yin has come a long way. Joanna has spent the past 18 years in or around Bali and Asia and thinks she would have a pretty tough time living in the west again. She is inspired daily by kids Dharma and Chandra….
  • YIN features silver and gold plated jewelry that nourishes the soul. The Jewelry for the Spirit collection echoes ancient symbols, gods, and goddesses, and reflects the healing properties of gemstones into healing jewelry designs. Our Bohemia collection has a funky, slightly tribal and ‘old hippie’ feel. The Nature collection features beautiful rough tumbled stones as the focus, as well as other elements of nature such as leaves and flowers….
  • YIN silver and gold plated jewelry is featured in two retail and wholesale outlets in central Ubud (for details see contact page). In Gili Trawangan (Trawangan island in Lombok) YIN is located on the main road just near the snorkeling beach , along with Ocean shop that features some fantastic beachy clothing from partner Nina of Jazz Cafe fame…..

WHAT….YIN features silver and gold plated jewelry that nourishes the soul. The Jewelry for the Spirit collection echoes ancient symbols, gods, and goddesses, and reflects the healing properties of gemstones into healing jewelry designs. Our Bohemia collection has a funky, slightly tribal and ‘old hippie’ feel. The Nature collection features beautiful rough tumbled stones as the focus, as well as other elements of nature such as leaves and flowers….

WHERE….YIN silver and gold plated jewelry is featured in three retail and wholesale outlets in central Ubud (for details see contact page). In Gili Trawangan (Trawangan island in Lombok) YIN is located on the main road just near the snorkeling beach , along with Ocean shop that features some fantastic beachy clothing from partner Nina of Jazz Cafe fame…..

WHEN…We are new! YIN’s just renovated shops are a division of Studio Perak. Opened March 2012.

WHY……The message of Yin is feminity and flow. Our lavender shops are designed to be relaxing, calm and cool. Yin sales consultants know our jewelry and are there for answers when you need them, but leave you to make your own shopping decisions.