NOVICA: A small piece of National Geographic in your hands

I have a new obsession and its called NOVICA - in association with National Geographic and to put it simply, it is like putting a small piece of National Geographic in your hands.  Their philosophy is to create a bridge between us and the many artisans from around the globe.  NOVICA wants us know who we're buying from, feel attachment to the product and to the hands that created it.

I didn't quite get the experience until I started window shopping on the site.  Each piece has detailed information - size, weight, material and my favorite --- a picture of the artisan, a small bio and story behind the piece.  It took me a week to finally decide on the pieces I wanted.  After all there are over 30,000 handcrafted works of art.  While I was narrowing down my choices I curated a collection of my favorites.  You can curate your own collection board and enter to win a trip to Machu Picchu!    

I am a huge fan of little details and the FREE gift wrapping on my Valentine's Day gift to Chris (and one I chose for both of us) was exquisite.  The pieces were securely wrapped with bubble wrap and cardboard.  I was beyond impressed.  Even more impressive?  They each came with a postcard!

I can't say enough about NOVICA, all around impeccable and this is where you need to spend your money to impress someone with a unique gift.  If you aren't sold yet, I don't know what to tell you --- Here are my pictures to seal the deal.
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Get social with NOVICA:  @NOVICA on Twitter / NOVICA on Facebook

Disclosure: I was provided with a gift card to review products.  All opinions are my own.  

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

NOVICA: A small piece of National Geographic in your hands

I have a new obsession and its called NOVICA - in association with National Geographic and to put it simply, it is like putting a small piece of National Geographic in your hands.  Their philosophy is to create a bridge between us and the many artisans from around the globe.  NOVICA wants us know who we're buying from, feel attachment to the product and to the hands that created it.

I didn't quite get the experience until I started window shopping on the site.  Each piece has detailed information - size, weight, material and my favorite --- a picture of the artisan, a small bio and story behind the piece.  It took me a week to finally decide on the pieces I wanted.  After all there are over 30,000 handcrafted works of art.  While I was narrowing down my choices I curated a collection of my favorites.  You can curate your own collection board and enter to win a trip to Machu Picchu!    

I am a huge fan of little details and the FREE gift wrapping on my Valentine's Day gift to Chris (and one I chose for both of us) was exquisite.  The pieces were securely wrapped with bubble wrap and cardboard.  I was beyond impressed.  Even more impressive?  They each came with a postcard!

I can't say enough about NOVICA, all around impeccable and this is where you need to spend your money to impress someone with a unique gift.  If you aren't sold yet, I don't know what to tell you --- Here are my pictures to seal the deal.
NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA NOVICA



Get social with NOVICA:  @NOVICA on Twitter / NOVICA on Facebook

Disclosure: I was provided with a gift card to review products.  All opinions are my own.  

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5 Comments:

At February 21, 2013 at 9:15 AM , Blogger Jen said...

That looks super cool. I love the skull you got for him!

 
At February 21, 2013 at 8:13 PM , Blogger Ruby said...

This is so cool! I love the pieces you got esp. the Mexico one ;) Thanks for sharing!

 
At February 21, 2013 at 8:34 PM , Blogger Audrey Humaciu said...

I LOVE the "indivisible love" from Bali. I will have to check this out.

 
At February 22, 2013 at 10:58 AM , Blogger AutismWonderland said...

Absolutely beautiful! I really love the "invisible love" statue also!

 
At February 22, 2013 at 3:59 PM , Blogger Melissa Libertad said...

You out did yourself with this gift. What an amazing piece of art!!! I can't say that enough. It is gorg!

I love the idea that you can actually know where the piece comes from and you can connect with the artist that way.

Thank you for introducing me to the site. I am definitively checking it out! :)

 

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