21 January 2012

Novica Review and Giveaway



Novica is a website that offers beautifully handcrafted unique items from around the world.  By bringing these items to you through talented artists and artisans, you not only get to experience what these people have to offer and the sense of attachment to the country it comes from, you can feel good knowing that shopping through Novica is helping these artists get the platform of recognition they deserve, which in turn enhances their lives significantly.

Novica offers handcrafted items from the Andes, Bali and Java, Brazil, Central America, India, Mexico, Thailand, and West Africa.  Finding the perfect piece for yourself or as a gift is simple with the wide array of choices in categories such as Home Decor, Jewelry and Apparel, Paintings, and more!  Trust me when I say you can get lost enjoying browsing everything Novica has to offer!


Here are just some of the wonderful items Novica offers:







I am loving Novica and all the unique treasures I have come across while browsing this website!  There truly is something for everyone!  After reading more about Novica, I learned that they charge nothing to their artists and artisans for posting their items.  These artists also have free range to set their own pricing.  After reading some of the wonderful personal stories from some of Novica's truly talented artists, I think this is a wonderful way to shop and support these hardworking individuals worldwide. 

Novica gave me the wonderful opportunity to see the quality of the products they have to offer.  Below is a picture of the tote I chose to order, which is absolutely beautiful by the way!  The particular tote I chose is called Happy Elephants and comes from Thailand.  Not only was my order packaged beautifully, it came with an artisan story card so that I could truly understand who made my item and where it came from.  This tote is extra roomy and has a nice front pocket area that I love because I'm one of those moms that carries a little bit of everything!   This is one website you must see!


My "Happy Elephants" Tote!


Connect with Novica:

* Win a Novica $40.00 gift code! *

Thanks to Novica, (1) lucky reader of Textbook Mommy is going to win a $40.00 gift code.

Mandatory Entry:  Head on over to Novica and leave a blog comment with something that caught your eye!

Extra Entries:  There are plenty of ways to gain extra entries.  See the Rafflecopter form below.

Details:  Giveaway ends January 28, 2012 at Midnight EST.  One entry per household please.  Open to U.S. residents, 18 years of age and over.  Winner will have 48 hours to respond to the winning email or an alternate winner will be selected. Good luck!





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*Disclosure:  I received the product mentioned from Novica in exchange for my personal review.  All opinions expressed in this review are 100% mine and are not a result of any outside influence.

68 comments:

  1. I like the Wood bookends, 'Speak No Evil Monkey' by Nyoman Karsa

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  2. I like the Amethyst stacking rings, 'Mystical Muse' (set of 3).
    monster6236 at gmail dot com

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  3. I love the Pearl and garnet heart necklace, 'So in Love'
    kitkat 234 at gmail dot com

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  4. Pearl button earrings, 'Perfection'

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

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  5. I like Blown glass champagne flutes, 'Lovely Rubies'

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  6. I love this robe-http://www.novica.com/itemdetail/index.cfm?pid=127714

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

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  7. I love the Sterling silver cuff bracelet, 'Precious She-Elephant

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  8. I like the Cotton handbag, 'Wild Orange'.

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  9. I love the Wool shawl, 'Red Wine Forest'.
    lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

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  10. buddha in nature sculpture

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  11. I really love the Soapstone candleholders, 'Lotus Light' (pair).

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  12. I love the Snow Queen pearl dangle earrings.
    elysesw@aol.com

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  13. I like the India Hearts Bracelet

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  14. I will buy Garnet heart earrings, 'Love's Passion'

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  15. I want the men's ring called Solemn Monarch.

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  16. I love the Ring pitcher.

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  17. I like the Ceramic tea set, 'White Beach' (set for 2)

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  18. I love the Alpaca blend hood sweater, 'Snow Fizz'

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  19. I like the recycled glass carafe and tumblers.

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  20. I like the Sterling silver cuff bracelet 'Precious She-Elephant.
    lenz.nicole(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I like the Cotton hobo shoulder bag, 'Tribal Tulips'

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  22. I like the Scarf, 'Mottled Black'

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  23. https://twitter.com/#!/mkjmc/status/161398045139935232

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  24. I'd love to have the Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Happy Blue Elephants' (pair) so I could gift it to my mom who loves elephants

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  25. Solemn Monarch

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  26. The Pearl and blue topaz cluster bracelet, 'Rushing River' is cute

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  27. I like the Silk Batik Shawl, ‘Wine Garden.’

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  28. I like the Wood sculpture, 'Vrkasana Yoga Kitty'

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  29. buddha in nature sculpture

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  30. I like the 100% Alpaca wool scarf, 'Graceful'.

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  31. I like the Peridot Constellation ring.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

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  32. I really love the Wood dondo drum, 'Northern Beat'.

    bvbabybv at gmail dot com

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  33. Love the Alpaca wool blend sweater, 'Mint Charisma'
    by Alfredo Falcon

    Hotsnotty2@hotmail.com

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  34. I like the Lapis & Amethyst necklace called 'Rainbow' :-)
    Katharina angelsandmusic[at]gmail[dot]com

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  35. i like the Blue topaz pendant necklace, 'Azure Teardrop'
    mverno@roadrunner.com

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  36. Love the Wood statuette, 'Heart Bond' for Valentine's Day.

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  37. I like the spotted Mexican pitcher.

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  38. Lucy Schwartz schsweeps46@ameritech.netJanuary 25, 2012 at 1:02 PM

    Please! Something that catches my eye? What doesn't. This is my dream site. Everytime I look I am in awe and cannot afford it ALL!To pick 1 item it would be the Pearl Waterfall Earrings "Whisper".

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  39. I like the Cotton handbag, 'Wild Orange'. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Renee Walters
    Bored2quickly@hotmail.com

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  40. I like the Liquid Confetti Tumblers!
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  41. I like the Pearl flower necklace, 'Calla Lily'

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  42. The Glass pitcher, 'Cobalt Spirals of Thought' definately caught my eye!

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  43. I like painted glass tray. Crimson Red

    moltisantai1 at msndotcom

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  44. I would get the 100% alpaca shawl, 'Natural Zigzag'.

    chrisdeglen(at)gmail(dot)com

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  45. I like paintings but also great heart necklace!
    kissses

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  46. I like the Moonstone Jewelry Set in Silver Clover! My twitter account is in sharonjo1 for the twitter entries and retweet! Thanks! senekers@comcast.net :)

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  47. Love the Leather and cedar bar cart, 'Travel and Drink'

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  48. cdziuba@aol.com I like this: Men's citrine domed ring, 'Denpasar Hero'
    by Putu Gede Darmawan
    (Bali and Java)
    on sale > $116.96

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  49. Cotton batik robe, 'Red Floral Kimono'
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  50. love the Pearl and garnet heart necklace
    great giveaway

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  51. their Wood statuette, 'Marriage' caught my eye
    brich22 at earthlink dot net

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  52. I love the Confetti Pitcher made in Mexico!

    Nancy
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  53. The Painted glass tray, 'Crimson Garden' is awesome!

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  54. What caught my eye is the Cedar decorative chest of drawers, 'Rose Princess'
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  55. I love the Pearl pendant necklace, 'Jaipur Magic Moon'.

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  56. I could spend hours browsing on Novica!!! LOVE the Leather bracelet, 'Floral Red'!

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  57. I like the Cotton batik robe, 'Red Floral Kimono'
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

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  58. Pearl dangle earrings, 'White Lotus Bud'

    marygardner49 at aol dot com

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  59. I like the Decoupage chest, 'Beloved Virgin of Guadalupe' by Ana Maria Gonzalez

    Lisa Garner

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  60. almanyc said:

    I like the Mottled Black scarf

    thischickwins at gmail dot com

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