Beautiful Artisan Made Gifts from Novica

Holiday Gift Guide for 2015We’ve been featuring beautiful products that are hand-crafted and artisan-made from Novica here on this blog since 2011. Everything that I’ve reviewed and the several items that I have purchased have been beautiful and extremely well-made. I’ve been pleased 100% of the time which is really hard to say about most companies.

Novica works in association with the National Geographic to bring consumers handmade works of art from all around the world. You can shop for gorgeous pieces of jewelry, home decor items, fashion & clothing items, outdoor products, furniture, artwork and all sorts of things! I love that each item lists the artist who made it and a little bit about them.

Blown Glass Bowls from Novica

I recently had the opportunity to review a set of 2 Blown Glass Bowls in a gorgeous aquamarine swirl pattern from artists Javier and Efren. These blown glass bowls are handcrafted in Mexico and are shipped directly from Mexico to you. In the package is a little card that tells you the following about the product:

Javier and Efren achieve a fabulous effect with the dynamic design of this pair of glass bowls. Each bowl is crafted with traditional blown glass techniques, in which artisans blow through a metal pipe while twirling it with one hand.

Each of these bowls will hold 11 oz. and each one measures approximately 2.4″ high by 5 1/4″ in diameter. They are the perfect size for candy dishes or for serving your smaller amounts of foods like dips, sauces, etc. They recommend hand-washing but you can put them on the top rack in your dishwasher, although I’ve been hand-washing mine. They are made from lead-free glass and contain no toxins.

Blown Glass Bowls from Novica

I decorate in a coastal and beach style. I love adding beautiful turquoise colored glassware throughout my kitchen and dining room areas. It gives my rooms a pop of nice color!

These blown glass bowls are just perfect…in every way! I love their color, shape and size. I’ve been using them as candy and nut dishes for the past few weeks and will be using them for other things as the need arises. What a beautiful item to add to your own home or pick up a set to give as a holiday gift this year.

Still looking for holiday gifts? Check out their Men’s Jewelry and the beautiful Pearl Rings for Women. Gorgeous stuff!


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  1. Peggy Johnson says:

    I also like the Sheer Ecru Lace Cotton Crochet Blouse from India, ‘Ecru Jali Inspiration’

  2. I like the Wild Violets Reverse Painted Glass Wall Mirror, ‘Spring Violets’

  3. Dawn Keenan says:

    I have been drooling over the tiger trance necklace. It is stunning.

  4. Elisabeth says:

    The Hand Crafted Thai Sterling Silver Button Earrings, ‘Together’ are so gorgeous!

  5. Angela Saver says:

    I would love to get the Fair Trade Jewelry Sterling Silver Earrings from Peru, ‘Amazonian Dreamcatcher!’

  6. I love hand-blown glassware. Novica has a lot to choose from – top of my wish list are the Cobalt Spirals recycled glass wine glasses.

  7. Angella L says:

    I had so much fun looking at the site so hard to decide but I think the Handcrafted Sterling Silver and Lapis Lazuli Cocktail Ring, ‘Majestic Blue’.

  8. I like the Handcrafted African Wood and Leather Chess Set, ‘African Challenge

  9. I like the Filigree Teardrop Earrings.

  10. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I love the Applique cushion cover, ‘Paisley Morn’ and the Handmade Cotton Batik Cushion Covers (Pair), ‘Lucky Thai Fish’ Those would be beautiful in my home!

  11. Handmade Pendant Necklace of Origami Bird in Sterling Silver, ‘Origami Bird’ is really pretty.

  12. Faye Gates says:

    I loved this, the Ceramic Teapot, ‘Buddha and Sapphire Elephant’. I loved the cobalt blue color. I really loved a lot of their things. $50.00 won’t go far. Shipping is a third of that.

  13. Novica is a site where I want almost everything I see! It makes it so hard to choose something, I love the Purple Turquoise and Amethyst Handmade Necklace from India, ‘Dew Blossom’.

  14. Laurie Nykaza says:

    I just love the silver Garden of Eden stacked rings they are so pretty.

  15. Andrea Stone says:

    I like the lattice lace

  16. I love the Celadon Ceramic Card Holder, ‘Green Elephant’.

  17. Desiree Dunbar says:

    I love the Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings, ‘Twirling’.

  18. Desiree Dunbar says:

    I love the Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings, ‘Twirling’.

  19. Rachel Beltz says:

    I have always been in love with NOVICA! It’s a shame that I don’t have the money to shop there though… I would go straight for their Opal choker, ‘Mystical Medallion’!

  20. Julie Lundstrom says:

    I like the Jumping Dolphin necklace.

  21. So much beautiful!! I love the Peridot pendant necklace, ‘Summer Willow’ — it’s gorgeous.

  22. DeAnna Keller says:

    I really like the Sunset Quetzal Hand Woven Animal Themed Cotton Table Runner.It has beautiful colors!

  23. Cathy Jarolin says:

    I would lo9ve to have the “Paisley Swirl Sterling Silver Garnet Dangle Earrings from Indonesia “>> They are such a lovely pair of earrings! I love Paisley. I have some Vera Bradley Purses with Paisley designs on them!! Just love them!

  24. Love their Bamboo Illusions Bracelet-very pretty

  25. I would get the Hand Made Sterling Silver and Garnet Heart Jewelry Set, ‘Heart Sparkles’.

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  27. White Floral Fantasy
    White Cotton Dress Empire Line with Flowery Lace Accents

  28. Black Leather Briefcase Handmade in Mexico, ‘Executive Elegance

  29. Sherry Compton says:

    I love the color and stone on the Lapis Lazuli Teardrop Pendant Necklace with Gold Accent, ‘Contemporary Classic’.

  30. There are so many beautiful, one-of-a-kind items here. I am in love with the Hand Painted Silk Caftan Top in Olive Green. it’s beautiful. I also love the Grand Peru Copper and bronze boxes (Set of 4). They are just beautiful to display in the home.

  31. I’m an earring person, and I really like the Small Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings with Om Symbol, ‘Spirit Om’ . Anything with that “Om” symbol is pretty special to me, too.

  32. I would like the Handcrafted Hill Tribe Sterling Silver Band Ring, ‘Bedazzled’

  33. I like the recycled wrapper tote bag in refreshing green.

  34. Jillian Too says:

    I would love to have the Monarch Butterfly Fair Trade Taxco Silver Button Earrings.

  35. I’d like to have the Earth in Balance Rug.

  36. I’d love to put this gift card toward a ring for my spouse, particularly, the Handcrafted Modern Opal and Silver Ring called “Loyal Love.” Beautiful.

  37. Brandi Dawn says:

    I really like the Kingdom
    Men’s Sterling Silver Chain Bracelet.

  38. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    I like the amethyst Falling Leaves jewelry set.

  39. I’d love to have the Sunshine and Flowers Set of 3 Yellow Cotton Print Tote Shopping Bags from India.

  40. Susan Hartman says:

    Beautiful things! I love the haunt embroidered belt from Peru.

  41. Cheryl Abdelnour says:

    I liked the Pearl choker, ‘White Wisteria’

    Product ID: 139890

    By Anusara

  42. I like lots of their earrings. I like Artisan Crafted Earrings with Sterling Silver and Gold Plate, ‘Equilibrium’.
    Thanks for the contest.

  43. I went to their site and I would also love to have the hand blown glass goblets set of 6 Cobalt Blue Mexico, ‘Night Sky’ those are so pretty.

  44. Erica Barnes says:

    I like the Ishpingo Eye of Horus wooden statue.

  45. I like the Hand Braided Brown Leather Mens Wrap Bracelet, ‘Double Chocolate’ though my husband wouldn’t wear that, his son maybe would.

  46. I love Handmade Jali Soapstone Jewelry Box, ‘Floral Arabesque’

  47. Nannypanpan says:

    I like the splendid colors ring

  48. I love the star flowers wool rug

  49. I’m in love with Ivory Color 100% Alpaca Women’s Poncho from Peru, ‘Ivory Star’

  50. It’s almost too fragile looking to actually use, but I love the Handblown Green Glass Recycled Pitcher Serveware, ‘Lime Twist’

  51. This bag is really pretty; Guatemalan Hand Woven Cotton Tote with Turquoise Trim, ‘Colors in V’

  52. I love the 100% Alpaca Open Front Cardigan in Shades of Blue, ‘Stellar Blue’.

  53. I like the glorious battle chess set since my son and his family really enjoy chess. Would make a super gift.

  54. mycraftingworld says:

    I would like the Mexican Rebozo Shawl Hand Woven Red Cotton Wrap, ‘New Fire’

  55. I like the handcrafted wood Christmas tree.

  56. I would love the Handcrafted Cuzco Ceramic Vase, The Streets of Cuzco