Earlier this month I was contacted by Ricky at Novica, who asked if I'd like to review a gift from Novica and/or host a giveaway. After looking at the Novica website, it was clear that I couldn't say no. In the interest of time, I hosted the giveaway at the same time I ordered my own gift to review. My order has arrived, so here is the review, as promised.
The most difficult part of any Novica order is deciding what to get! After looking at the beautiful jewelry, home decor, kitchen ware and corporate gifts, I decided on these blown glass stemmed glasses from Mexico. Aren't they beautiful?
I placed my order on Friday, December 17. On Monday, December 20, I received an email from Novica stating that my order had shipped and would arrive between 12/22 and 12/29. On Christmas Eve, I received another email that included tracking information for my order and I could see that it had already arrived in the United States. Just as stated, the package arrived on my doorstep yesterday morning, 12/28.
The glasses were very carefully wrapped and packaged and all four arrived in perfect condition. There was a note included that told about Novica's mission and a little about the artists.
The glasses themselves are beautiful and are obviously hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind. These are no flimsy goblets, either. While fragile because they are glass, they have a very nice heft to them. The colors are so bright and cheerful. They don't match a thing that I already own, but I think that might be why I like them so much. They'll surely lead me in some new decorating directions in my kitchen.
I couldn't ask for more, in terms of either the gift I received or the customer service that was provided. Novica is an outstanding company with very special merchandise. I hope you'll take some time to look at their offerings.
Disclaimer: In return for this review, Novica provided a $50 gift certificate to me and a second one for one of my readers. The opinions stated in this review are entirely my own.