November 21, 2016

Gift Some Good This Holiday Season #Handmade4Life #Giveaway

Each year our church youth group partners with a local charity to help feed, clothe and raise monies for others.  It's a project that's near and dear to my heart.  It's an honor to serve our community and introduce the youth to service.

Teaching the kids to seek opportunities to serve others is important to me as it helps them understand how blessing others blesses us.  Blessing others is what Novica does.  Novica, a National Geographic company, gives global artisans a marketplace to sell their wares.  Whether it's jewelry, clothing, art or furniture, all of the gifts share the unique story of the artisan who crafted them.


Novica enables people to sell their goods and even helps with business counseling and offers 0% loans to artisans.  These microloans help craftsman buy supplies to create items which help them support their families.

Novica also introduces the world to designs and customs of various cultures throughout the world. 

I've ordered from Novica quite a few times over the past few years and have been very pleased with my gifts

A couple of years ago I ordered a chess set. When we're not playing chess, the set sits on our coffee table and is quite the conversation piece.

I also purchased several pairs of earrings from Novica.  One I gifted to a friend after she returned from a trip to Mexico.  I thought the earrings would be the perfect reminder of her Mexican vacation.  She still makes a point to tell everyone "a dear friend got these for me" every single time she wears them as they're quite unique and a subject of conversation every time she wears them.

This year I've got my eyes on a pair of amethyst earrings. I've narrowed my choices down to these three.  I'm still undecided.

Handcrafted Amethyst and Pearl Dangle Earrings, 'Bright Bouquet'

Indian Artisan Amethyst Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver, 'Modern Jaipur'

925 Silver Earrings with Amethyst Total 8 Carats from Bali, 'Sparkling Dew'



Each of these earrings were handcrafted and I know my purchase will to help support this artisan and that's gifting some good this holiday season. 

Have you ever purchased from Novica? 

To celebrate #Handmade4Life, Novica has partnered with Three Boys and an Old Lady blog and we're giving away a $35 gift code.

What a great opportunity for you to learn more about this wonderful company and the work they are doing to support craftsmanship.

Easy entry:

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33 comments:

Rachael Garfinkle said...

I love the home decor items!

Jenny Scheldberg said...

The Discreet Joy necklace is so pretty.

miss emily said...

I LOVE the Elephants on Parade purse!!

Virginia Mnt. Homestead said...

I like the Reverse Painted Glass Jewelry Box, 'Orange Butterfly'. So pretty!

angie lilly said...

My fav item is Sterling Silver and Amethyst Earrings Indian Jewelry, 'Grapes of Love'! https://www.novica.com/itemdetail/?pid=175542

angie lilly said...

My fav of the earrings you featured is the 925 Silver Earrings with Amethyst Total 8 Carats from Bali, 'Sparkling Dew'! Gorgeous and def my style!

Katie Klein said...

I love the Bay turtle adjustable necklace.

Abi said...

I love that the products on this site have such great stories behind them.

Abi said...

I like the ndian Artisan Amethyst Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver, 'Modern Jaipur'.

Angela Saver said...

I love the Handmade Rainbow Moonstone and Silver Necklace with Emeralds, 'Glamour'!

Angela Saver said...

My favorite earrings are the Sterling Silver Artisan Crafted Stud Earrings from Thailand, 'Petite Dragonflies'!

[Whatever U are, be a good one!] said...

I really love the Fair Trade Thai Jewelry Sterling Silver Ring, 'Elephant Rose"
Thank You for the chance

Fiona N

[Whatever U are, be a good one!] said...

I love the Handcrafted Amethyst and Pearl Dangle Earrings
Thank You again!

Fiona N

Kalona Elaine said...

I love all the silver celtic knot earrings

T Martin said...

I love the jewelry on novica...my current fave is this silver bracelet. https://www.novica.com/itemdetail/?pid=181457

sarah gillespie said...

They're having some awesome deals for black Friday right now. My favorite is the Jaipur Verses
Handmade paper mini journals (Set of 3).

Anonymous said...

They have some pretty amazing products!! I really love the Handmade Indonesian Batik Decorative Bowls! SO pretty!!!

~Jessica Gonzalez

T Martin said...

Since the question in the rafflecopter form cut off, I'm assuming it said which earrings do you like the best? I like 925 Silver Earrings with Amethyst Total 8 Carats from Bali, 'Sparkling Dew'

Saundra McKenzie said...

I love the Romantic Recycled Metal Sculpture from Mexico, 'Park Bench Sweethearts'. It is great that it is made of recycled metal.

Saundra McKenzie said...

I want the Indian Artisan Amethyst Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver, 'Modern Jaipur'

mrsshukra said...

The fair trade cotton shoulder bag is lovely!

mrsshukra said...

The Natural Garnet and Sterling Silver Earrings Indian Jewelry are lovely!

Jessi Gonzalez said...

The modern jaipur earrings are my favorite!
Jessica Gonzalez

Gail Williams said...

I like the Feline Life Batik Cotton Cushion Covers from Thailand.

Gail Williams said...

I like the Sparkling Dew earrings best.

sarah gillespie said...

I shared on Google+

sarah gillespie said...

https://plus.google.com/100635347443531889225/posts/165SKfXvsjN

sarah gillespie said...

I like the Modern Jaipur the best!

Ken Ohl said...

The Sparkling Dew Earrings for my wife. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

Krystal Dunlap said...

I like the Family Love hand Crafted Silver Elephant Pendant Necklace

Lee Klein said...

I like the nice bay turtle necklace. Even better it is adjustable.

momo said...

I learned that they have jewelry, home decor, paintings, and more on their site.

momo said...

I think that these earrings are super cute; Green Quartz and Carnelian Dangle Earrings with Copper, 'Citron Bubbles'

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