Novica: Artisan Holiday Gifts + Reader Giveaway

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With the holidays approaching I have been scouring the Internet for gift ideas. As my girls get older and approaching the teenage years, it means I have to get more creative with my gift giving.  One daughter in particular, wants everything to be recycled or handmade.  The other daughter just prefers unique things, and not to be seen wearing the same earrings or clothes as her friends. It’s quite the list I need to come up with and how do I find a place where I can shop for both of them?  Thankfully I found Novica, an online resource that focuses not only on fair trade, but on handcrafted, unique items from all over the world. Best of all it has things that both of my daughters would love!

The first pair of earrings that caught my eye on the Novica site were these amazing hand crafted green beaded earrings.  Not only are the “Dzidzo” earrings handcrafted, and fair trade, they are GREEN, my daughter’s favorite color.


From the Novica website I was able to find gifts not only for both of my daughters, but for some hard to buy for friends as well.  We all know that as we age, our urge to simplify becomes stronger.  I try to respect that, and make careful, selective decisions when I buy gifts. I try to find things my friends will use often, and not just set on a shelf to collect dust. That means I focus a bit more on Jewelry and clothing.

Although my intent was to holiday shop, I saw this amazing scarf and decided it would be great for a friend’s birthday.  She needs something to brighten her day, plus the colors will go great with her dark hair.


Whoever you need to buy for on your holiday list, you’ll be sure to find something they’ll love at Novica!

Reader Giveaway: One lucky Jinxy Beauty reader will win a $35 Novica gift code. To enter, just complete the entry form below by 11:59pm ET on 12/12/16. Good luck!

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65 thoughts on “Novica: Artisan Holiday Gifts + Reader Giveaway

  1. Marilyn Nawara

    Many beautiful items on their site. I would love to have the Geometric Alpaca Wool Patterned Throw, ‘Blue Gray

  2. Mary Beth Elderton

    I just love the robes at Novica! The Women’s Handcrafted Batik Robe, ‘Midnight in Blue’ is so pretty.

  3. jenny stratton

    I love so many things in their catalog it’s hard to choose just one. I really like the Women’s Art Knit Alpaca Pullover Sweater from Peru. Thanks for the giveaway.

  4. shannon fowler

    I really love the Pink Floral Fantasy dress. I love that it looks so comfy yet elegant. It could be worn to so many different occasions

  5. amanda lea

    Omg there hammocks are beautiful. The Mexican Green and Orange Rope Hammock (Double), ‘Maya Celebration’ is my favorite!

  6. Alison King

    I like the Artisan Crafted Colorful Mexican Hand Blown Pitcher (87 oz), ‘Confetti Festival’. It’s gorgeous.

  7. Laurajj

    Oh I really love their Gold accent topaz pendant necklace, ‘Blue Bali’! That is so cute, and would be a perfect Christmas gift for my mom! I love all the birthstone jewelry they have!

  8. Janice Wright

    Mexico 22k Gold Plated Handmade Silver Pendant, ‘Sun with a Halo is very pretty. There are so many pretty items to choose from, all very unique.

  9. Laura B.

    They have such beautiful items one of the items I really love is the Sterling and Hill Tribe Silver Necklace with Labradorite, ‘Hill Tribe Muse’.

  10. Jennifer Reed

    Another item I really like from Novica is the Striped Multicolored Alpaca Chullo Hat with Pompom from Peru, ‘Tactile Rainbow’ made by Peruvian artisan Fernando Cano.


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