Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Novica Review & Giveaway

Disclosure: I have received a product to help facilitate my review. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.


You may have heard of Novica, a National Geographic affiliated fashion and home décor website that offers over 30,000 handmade goods from around the globe. Novica guarantees that each of their handmade-only items goes through a certification program to guarantee 100% premium quality. In addition, Novica practices free trade and as such they never charge artists a fee to list their items. To date, artisans around the world have earned over $46 million from Novica in an effort to help preserve the arts.

In an effort to celebrate the relaunching of their website, Novica is offering one Mail4Rosey reader a $25 gift code to spend on anything listed on their website.  They have many great items and categories, including:



Take a look around the site, see what you like, and don't forget there are some pretty big holidays coming up as well. When I was looking around the website, I came across these Lacquered Wood Boxes shaped like apples and painted with a pretty floral print, and they come with the gift wrap (a pair of 2). I thought these would be a great idea for a gift for my daughter's favorite teacher at her high school.


I'm also fairly certain the beaded bag above me wants me to take it to Hawaii! (hey, a girl can dream)!


And I know one of my closest friends, who has a love of all things train, would love to have this on display in her office, or in her home.

There are wonderful items for anyone you know on the website, including yourself, and the more you look around, the more amazed you become. Novica is definitely a site to remember.

You can learn more about Novica by visiting their website here: http://www.novica.com/
You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Pinterest.

Novica has delivery to many places around the globe. Giveaway is good to wherever they deliver, please refer to website for applicable locations.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

75 comments:

suburban prep said...

I like the Fair Trade Blue Handblown Glass Tumbler Drinkware Set of 6

Theresa said...

They certainly have some very beautiful hand crafted items there!

Pat Hatt said...

Wow, lots of great items indeed

Judy Haughton-James said...

Novica is a fabulous site Rosey! I have seen the wide range of wonderful items that they offer. Thanks again for giving me the opportunity to have the beautiful hummingbird wall hanging offered by this site.. It looks so lovely on my living-room wall.

mail4rosey said...

I thought of you when they contacted me! Now I'm lucky too, my little guy's got a small Reed Panpipe coming. I think I might save it for Christmas! :)

LaProfesoraFrida said...

One of my favorites is the Totem Lights jewelry set! Gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

a favorite item is Energy of the Pyramid

Kalona Elaine said...

the silver earrings. infinite dance is really pretty

Rodney Jackson said...

love the vigilant owl and the radiant natural fiber basket

Kate Fuller said...

I like the garnet dangle earrings, 'Kuta Princess.'

Anonymous said...

I love the Gentle Sigh earrings.

wen budro said...

I also like their Asana Pose Yoga Frog sculpture.

ReggieMann said...

I like the Mystic Daisy Handcrafted Floral Carnelian Earrings

~ Noelle said...

i love my wooden sculptures i have from there!

tatertot374 said...

Ipanema NocturnalBrazilian Cotton Hammock (Double) is awesome

Gina Wildorchid said...

I love these-http://www.novica.com/itemdetail/index.cfm?pid=200883

Entered the rafflecopter as "Wild orchid"

Thanks for the chance to win!
wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

mogrill said...

I like the peridot constellation ring.Thanks for the chance.
mogrill12@gmail.com

Dorothy Teel said...

Novica has such pretty and unique stuff I love this by Teo Hernandz item number 187187 Volcano Unique Wood Cutting Board

Pam OLeary said...

I love the Jade Owl

Tara Lukens said...

I love the Dancing Swan earrings, so beautiful

Kristen said...

I like the Blue Trinity Ring.

alissa apel said...

I really like Sterling silver and ceramic pendant necklace, 'Star of Mexico'

nicole krutz said...

i love the magical moon bag

Elena said...

I like the Alpaca and silk scarf, 'Sky Birds' by Raquel and Gregor.
elena.cacahuete(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I like the infinate love silver and garnite ring.
dawnmonroe83@gmail.com

PaulineMilner said...

I am going to purchase the Cedar and Mahogany Fish Sculpture Fish Family for our Son for Christmas. Novica is one of my favorite places to shop. Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. Keep up the exceptional blogging!

Samorjj said...

I love the Alpaca ponchos.

Julie Waldron said...

I like the Confetti Hand Blown Glass Pitcher

mkjmc said...

I love this mirror Deepest MidnightHand Crafted Reverse Painted Glass Wall Mirror

John Oleary said...

I like the rustic car mechanic

kathy dalton said...

i love the sleepy moon pendant Sterling Silver and Citrine Pendant Necklace

Helga said...

I like their zapotec area rugs.

Yesenia said...

The Bali Sentinel earrings.
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Melissa Gonick said...

I love the Energy of the Pyramid!! Thanks again

mail4rosey said...

The wrap that comes with them is awesome too!!

john hutchens said...

I like the Nature' (2012) painting

Salleefur/Jesselyn/Jesster said...

How many ways do I love NOVICA? Let's see well there are currently OVER 600 items on my Novica Wish List... (and I haven't even updated very recently!) Sooo - where to begin? (I just received my most recent order including Necklaces by both Nareerat and Danai (both of Thailand) a wonderful Shoulder Bag by the UMBVS Desert Weavers of India and two Metal Wall Sculptures by J. Blas (Mexico)

For my next purchase I want to find a special gift for my 91 year old Mom. I'ved decided on giving her a Wood Sculpture/Statuette capturing that very special, unique and eternal bond between mother and child. The problem is I've found quite a few that I REALLY love!

Among the top contenders:

"A Mother's Love" and/or "Mothers' Love" sculptures by Wayan Rendah OR "Moment of Tenderness" by Mada Wirata - both of Bali/Java. Got to hurry though as I want to order my final choice in time be able to take it out to her ion Montana for Thanksgiving.

Thanks for the great giveway.

Jesselyn A/Jesstinger
jessterlyn(at)aol(dot)com

dawn keenan said...

I love the peridot cloud necklace.

Janice Crespo said...

Quetzal Handcrafted Wood Bird Decorative Box - I love boxes and this is adorable - very unique

Michelle said...

I would like to get the hand loom rug

Melody said...

I like Lilac Sparkle Ring

skii_gurl95 said...

Handmade Alpaca Wool Patterned Gloves

missreneer said...

I really love the Carnival Multicolor Hand Blown Glasses Tumblers Set of 6 Mexico. Thanks for the awesome giveaway :)

Renee
fattybumpkins at yahoo dot com

mel said...

i like Kitty Cat Happiness
Unique Lacquerware Mango Wood Trinket Box

Carla Shiver said...

I like the blue quetzal hand woven bird table runner.

MELINA said...

I like the loyal love heart bracelet.

Heather said...

love the tree frog stacking rings

Denise S. said...

I like the Floral Sterling Silver Beaded Garnet Jewelry Set.

Jillian said...

There are so many things to choose! My favorite is the Thai Butterfly Sterling Silver Button Earrings.

Kady said...

I love the Assam Garden cotton handbag!

Anonymous said...

I like the Handblown Recycled Glass Blue and Clear Wine Glasses For 4.

-Vera

Kim Hardy said...

Happy GeckoHandcrafted Steel Lizard Wall Sconce Candleholder

Beth said...

The Brazilian Double Hammock would be a great gift for my sweetheart. Thanks for the intro to a fantastic site--how had I never heard about this?

imaclutz89 said...

I love the Holiday DoveHandcrafted Indian Christmas Steel Bird Ornaments (Set of 4)!


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Andrina Goetz said...

I love the Indian Sparrow
Wrought iron candleholde

bbrittbrat1398 said...

Mystic Daisy Handcrafted Floral Carnelian Earrings
Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

lmurley2000 said...

I like the Crimson MandalasShoulder bag

Melinda said...

I love the Sublime Purple Alpaca Wool Blend Patterned Poncho from Peru.

Mihaela Day said...

I love the Java Sea Artisan Crafted Silk Caftan

Susan Smoaks said...

i love the

Party Balloons

Unique Beaded Pearl Necklace

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rjcqh said...

I like the Artisan Crafted Blue Topaz and Pearl Necklace

Nicole C. said...

My favorite is the Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Mystic Owl'.

Erica C. said...

I like the confetti tumblers.

Kristy Thiel said...

I like the October Marigold pink ring! Thanks for hosting!

Anonymous said...

I like the Emerald Valley Handcrafted Cotton Blend Poncho.

Mosaic317 said...

I like the Sterling Silver Onyx Bracelet from Indonesia
mosaic317 at gmail dot com
Claire McKeon

Trisha McKee said...

I love the Joyous Earth Unique Woven Throw Blanket. This would make a great gift for my aunt!

tridingermckee at gmail dot com

michedt said...

I love the TwirlingSterling Silver Dangle Earrings.
Michelle Tucker

Michelle said...

I love the Eternal Attraction Fair Trade Floral Wood Jewelry Box

Karrie Millheim said...

I love the Asana Pose Yoga Frog sculpture KMillheim609@aol.com

Atreau said...

I like the Sterling silver hoop earrings, 'Moonlit Stars' - Floral Sterling Silver Hoop Earrings.

Tara Carlson said...

I love the Frangipani Floral Sterling Silver Link Bracelet - absolutely gorgeous!

barblong said...

My favorite item is Tropical Hibiscus Handcrafted Floral Cotton Batik Sarong.

longbarb11@aol.com

Brian E. said...

Thanks for the giveaway… we like the Guanajuato Flora Artisan Crafted Talavera Ceramic Pitcher Handmade in Mexico
Rafflecopter: Bryan E.

M France said...

Just came across this site while looking for a Novica gift. I saw the apple boxes with your idea to give them to a teacher. Please Don't! That is the last gift teachers want. Do the math. Every year, every holiday, a certain percentage of students give you apple themed items. Now, muliply that by 5, 10, 20, 30 years as a teacher. Most of these items are given away (they cannot be re-gifted because everyone would know they didn't buy it, that one of their students gave it to them), shoved in a drawer or closet, never to see the light of day again, or eventually given to Grandma or the Goodwill. Teachers like the same things as everyone else. Gift cards! Stores, places to go, things to do. Starbucks, Sports stores, Target & Walmart cards are great and are often used on classroom supplies, décor etc. Bath & Body lotions & creams (for dry hands), Restaurants, Grocery Store & Drugstore, Movie tickets. The list is endless. If you think giving a gift card isn't very fun, or it's a boring gift, just think what a boring gift any apple item is. Present the gift in a unique or fun way! Like in an apple box! Or apple themed paper, lol. The ideas are endless. Just remember the gift should be something the receiver would like NOT what you think they should like. And, if you don't care what they like, don't bother buying them anything. We can tell. :) If money is tight and you want to do something because you love your child's teacher, homemade items are great. Baked goods (breads, sweet bread loaves, ie: banana, lemon, etc), craft projects (knit scarves, kitchen tea towels, potholders, a box of homemade stamped cards for birthdays, holidays, thank you, get well, sympathy (this was a great gift). The ideas are endless. There is no reason to get apple related gifts after your first Christmas as a teacher........and even then, most teachers wouldn't want them. Just a suggestion to all parents who may be contemplating a gift for a teacher in your life.