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.
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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.