Monday, September 13, 2010

Fantasy Jewelry Box Review and Giveaway



Back when hubby and I got married, he wanted a wedding ring with a gold nugget type design-and while it looked great, I have to admit wearing it wasn't the most comfortable thing for him. The inside of the ring is not smooth, like a regular band-and given the type of work he does, he would come home and there were deep ridges in his finger from the inside of the ring.

Since wearing it was painful, I told him to just take it off and wear it when he wasn't working or for special occasions. So he just stuck it in a box and put it on a shelf where it sat long forgotten for quite some time.

Recently, he's been asking for another ring-one he CAN wear on a daily basis. We've shopped around, but with the outrageous price of gold right now, there is no way that we can afford a new gold band from our local jeweler when they start at $225 and UP for a simple gold band with no design. Ouch!

That's where Fantasy Jewelry Box comes in. I have to say I am a little hesitant buying jewelry online, because I like to see the item and try it on first to see if it is something that I really would want and wear. I had seen plenty of blog giveaways from Fantasy Jewelry Box, and was lucky enough to win a gift certificate to their site so I could try out a new piece of jewelry. I was very happy to see that they also had Men's jewelry, and even happier to see that they had wedding bands in different metal options and designs. More importantly, their prices were extremely affordable.

When I told Jose that he could pick out a ring for himself, he was very happy and we started looking at the pages of rings offered. While he liked quite a few of them, he still wanted the "Gold" look, and lucky for him, they had several great designs in stock to choose from. His final selection was the Bradley's Matte Gold Men's Band which sells regularly for $33.95 but happened to be on sale for $27.88! Online, the ring looked shiny and very nice. I was hoping that when I saw it in person I would be just as impressed.

We placed our order, and within a week or so it came. It arrived in a cute little black box, and when Jose took it out of the box I wasn't disappointed. It fit true to size and, as he said, was MUCH more comfortable than the ring he currently has. The matte design is nice too-giving it a fancier, much more expensive look than the plain $200+ bands we'd seen at the jewelry store. He's worn it a few weeks now, and several of his co-workers have complimented him on it. This ring is even heavier than his gold one, which really surprised me. He hasn't taken it off since he got it, and it's held up quite well considering the janitorial work he does.

Now, I have to admit I am jealous. Since I gained weight my own rings do not fit me. Sizing them up is not an option, since they quoted me over $100 for EACH. But I still want to be able to wear something beautiful, and when I saw the Sterling Silver Princess Cut CZ Solitaire Ring I fell in love with it. I hope hubby repays the favor and buys me something off my wish list for Christmas...lol. And at less than $30 it really is a bargain.

Since I have been so pleased with the amazing ring that my husband got, I asked the wonderful people over at Fantasy Jewelry Box if they would do a giveaway for my own readers so they could see for themselves what amazing jewelry they have. And they said YES!!! So I am able to offer one of my readers any item up to $35 for free! Given the great prices they have, you may even be able to get 2 items...just make sure they add up to $35 or less. And as far as choosing what you want, well, it will be difficult I'm sure.
I bet you didn't know that Fantasy Jewelry Box also has a YouTube channel. You might want to check it out! Lots of hints, fashion trends, and other info on their channel.

Ok, so you wanna win! Let's get down to business then. Giveaway starts tonight 9/13/10 and ends 9/30/2010 at 11:59 PM EST. Open to US residents only. Winner will be chosen via Random.org and notified by email. Winner will have 48 hours to respond to winning email before I choose another winner.

MANDATORY ENTRY-for 1 entry, you must be following my blog via Google Friend Connect

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES-(leave a separate comment for EACH if it says +2 leave 2 comments!)

+2 Sign up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter (bottom of home page)let me know email used for signup

+1 Follow me on Twitter leave your twitter ID current followers, let me know!

+1 Follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on Twitter leave your twitter ID

+1 Like Fantasy Jewelry Box on Facebook & leave your Facebook name used

+1 Subscribe to my feed and let me know! If you already do, let me know.

+1 Tweet about this giveaway and leave me the link! Can be done once daily.

+3 Add this to any giveaway linky and let me know where, unlimited.

+5 Add my button to your sidebar, or put me on your Blogroll

Good luck everyone!

Disclosure: I won a $35.00 GC from Fantasy Jewelry Box from another blog, and asked them if I could offer my readers the same great giveaway and they agreed. I did not receive any other compensation for this post and the opinions are solely my own.

108 comments:

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

Oooh I love his ring, I love the two tone look.

I follow you GFC!

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I follow you on twitter @MommyImHungry

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I now follow @FantasyJewelry as @MommyImHungry

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I now follow @FantasyJewelry as @MommyImHungry

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I like them on FB as Rachelle P.S.

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I like them on FB as Rachelle P.S.

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I tweeted here http://twitter.com/MommyImHungry/status/24434580671

Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

I've added you button here http://ldylvbgr.blogspot.com/2008/09/favorite-links-bloggers-and-such.html

Debbie said...

I'm a GFC follower.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

Debbie said...

Already follow you on twitter @suburbsanity.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

Debbie said...

Following FJB on twitter @suburbsanity.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

Debbie said...

Liked FJB on facebook as Suburb Sanity.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

Debbie said...

I subscribe via rss to google reader.
fourkidsrgreat(at)gmail.com

barbara.montyj said...

Following you - Google Friend Connect
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
I love Fantasy Jewelry Boxes rings!

barbara.montyj said...

I follow you on Twitter @JalapenoMama
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

Follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on Twitter
@JalapenoMama
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

Like Fantasy Jewelry Box on Facebook
Barbara Montag
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

I'm an RSS subscriber.
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25077068079
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

Michelle said...

I follow your blog with GFC

blackbearpie@aol.com

Michelle said...

@blackbearpie following FantasyJewelry on twitter

blackbearpie@aol.com

Michelle said...

I like FantasyJewelryBox on FB as Michelle Levine

blackbearpie@aol.com

Joy said...

GFC follow

Joy said...

+1 Follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on Twitter @jjjbennett

Joy said...

follow Micaela6955 @jjjbennett

Amber said...

I follow your blog with google friend connect!
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on Twitter - my Twitter ID is @AmberGoo
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I like Fantasy Jewelry Box on Facebook - my FB name is Amanda Moore
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I follow you on Twitter - my Twitter ID is @AmberGoo
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

Amber said...

I tweeted about the giveaway: http://twitter.com/AmberGoo/status/25083874936
Thank you for the giveaway :)
hurdler4eva(at)gmail(dot)com

MOMFOREVERANDEVER said...

FOLLOWER

Blissful Bee Blogging said...

I follow your blog through GFC!
kristi.blackstone@Yahoo.com

Blissful Bee Blogging said...

Follow you through Twitter
sn:missblissfulbee
kristi.blackstone@yahoo.com

Blissful Bee Blogging said...

I follow Fantasy Jewelry on Twitter
sn:missblissfulbee

Blissful Bee Blogging said...

I follow Fantasty JB on Facebook

kristi.blackstone@yahoo.com

peg42 said...

I'm a GFC follower (rickpeggysmith)
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

peg42 said...

I'm Signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com
Entry 1

peg42 said...

I'm Signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com
Entry 2

peg42 said...

follow on twitter (peg42)
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

peg42 said...

Follow Fantasy Jewelry on Twitter (peg42)
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

peg42 said...

Like Fantasy Jewelry Box on Facebook (Margaret E. Smith)
Thanks
rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

Nicole C. said...

I follow on gfc.

choateorama(at)gmail(dot)com

Bacallsmom said...

Following you with Google Friend Connect (Bacallsmom)

Bacallsmom said...

Subscribed to their newletter (bbentry [at] aol [dot] com)
Entry #1

Bacallsmom said...

Subscribed to their newletter (bbentry [at] aol [dot] com)
Entry #2

Bacallsmom said...

Following you on Twitter (@kailua67)

Bacallsmom said...

Following FJB on Twitter (@kailua67)

Bacallsmom said...

"Like" FJB on Facebook (Susie Randle)

Bacallsmom said...

Your button is on my sidebar at http://bnbproductions.terapad.com/
Entry #1

Bacallsmom said...

Your button is on my sidebar at http://bnbproductions.terapad.com/
Entry #2

Bacallsmom said...

Your button is on my sidebar at http://bnbproductions.terapad.com/
Entry #3

Bacallsmom said...

Your button is on my sidebar at http://bnbproductions.terapad.com/
Entry #4

Bacallsmom said...

Your button is on my sidebar at http://bnbproductions.terapad.com/
Entry #5

Jessica said...

I follow through google friend connect.
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on twitter (@jjak2003)
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I like Fantasy Jewelry Box on facebook (Jessica Miller)
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I tweeted
http://twitter.com/jjak2003/statuses/25149443219
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

llinda29 said...

I gfc

llinda29 said...

Signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter

llinda29 said...

Sign up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter 2

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25281040141
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

taylorbagels said...

I follow your blog

taylorbagels said...

I follow your blog

Randominities said...

I follow via GFC and my randominities blog.

Randominities said...

I follow on twitter: asketcher1

Randominities said...

http://randominities-etsy.blogspot.com/

Your button is on my sidebar: right side.

entry: 1

Randominities said...

http://randominities-etsy.blogspot.com/

Your button is on my sidebar: right side.

entry: 2

Randominities said...

http://randominities-etsy.blogspot.com/

Your button is on my sidebar: right side.

entry: 3

Randominities said...

http://randominities-etsy.blogspot.com/

Your button is on my sidebar: right side.

entry: 4

Randominities said...

http://randominities-etsy.blogspot.com/

Your button is on my sidebar: right side.

entry: 5

Gina said...

I follow via GFC.
yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

Gina said...

I am signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter #1.
yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

Gina said...

I am signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter #2.
yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

Gina said...

I Follow Fantasy Jewelry Box on Twitter (yummyfaerie)
yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

Gina said...

I Like Fantasy Jewelry Box on Facebook (gina emerson)
yummyfaerie at hotmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25518342561
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

Your button is on the sidebar of my blog.
http://bmontag.blogspot.com/
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
#1

barbara.montyj said...

Your button is on the sidebar of my blog.
http://bmontag.blogspot.com/
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
#2

barbara.montyj said...

Your button is on the sidebar of my blog.
http://bmontag.blogspot.com/
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
#3

barbara.montyj said...

Your button is on the sidebar of my blog.
http://bmontag.blogspot.com/
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
#4

barbara.montyj said...

Your button is on the sidebar of my blog.
http://bmontag.blogspot.com/
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com
#5

Emmy Coffee said...

I'm a follower

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25708782556
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

Chisum's Crew said...

I follow via GFC (happi shopr). trinitygsd at yahoo dot com

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25837914728
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25869291981
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

Melissa B. said...

GFC follower.

barbara.montyj said...

It's a daily tweet!
http://twitter.com/JalapenoMama/status/25999331117
barbara dot montyj at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I'm following you on GFC.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I subscribed to the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter. Entry 1
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I subscribed to the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter. Entry 2
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I'm following you on Twitter user lisalmg.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I'm following FantasyJewelry on Twitter user lisalmg.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I Like FantasyJewelryBox.com on facebook user Lisa Garner.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I'm subscribed to your feed in google reader.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I Tweeted this giveaway. http://twitter.com/lisalmg/status/26004720634
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I have your button on my blog. Entry 1
http://mowermom.blogspot.com/
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I have your button on my blog. Entry 2
http://mowermom.blogspot.com/
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I have your button on my blog. Entry 3
http://mowermom.blogspot.com/
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I have your button on my blog. Entry 4
http://mowermom.blogspot.com/
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

WWillows6 said...

I have your button on my blog. Entry 5
http://mowermom.blogspot.com/
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

Tylerpants said...

I'm a GFC follower. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Tylerpants said...

Signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter. #1 tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Tylerpants said...

Signed up for the Fantasy Jewelry Box newsletter. #2 tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Tylerpants said...

I'm a feed subscriber. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Miranda Ward said...

I follow on GFC

trixx said...

I follow via Google Friends Connect!

trixx said...

I subscribe via feed.