With 260 people entering the Novica.com giveaway here last month, it’s high time for holiday gift ideas with global flair. Because the holidays are already crazy — why not make it easy to find unique gifts? Maybe something different than what everyone can find at Target and Amazon? Well, Novica brings a whole world of handmade goods to your doorstep, so you have easy access to a lot of unique gift ideas.
And until the end of the day today (midnight Pacific time, Nov. 23) Novica has coupon codes for $10, $15 and $25 off. The best news is, you can use all codes! Novica says you can place up to three separate orders to use all the codes.
Again, those codes are good through today only. Novica regularly runs discounts and sales so if you miss ordering today, watch their website for savings on your holiday shopping.
Gift shopping at Novica is a good way to help support artisans around the world, such as Yuni Kristina who designs and makes Indonesian batik silk scarves:
She creates batik shawls and scarves in many more colors and designs – check them out:
If you know someone who needs a special place to store jewelry, this reverse painted glass jewelry box is a beautiful place for jewelry to rest. It’s hand-painted by Asunta Pelaez in a traditional handicraft from Peru:
In addition to precious little boxes, Asunta also paints mirrors, trays, coasters and small tables:
From Thailand, jewelry artisan Tiraphan Hasub makes beaded necklaces, anklets and bracelets with big personality, such as this turquoise-hued necklace:
Here are a few more of her many designs available at Novica:
Much of the U.S. has already had cold winter weather and with an entire winter season still ahead of us, maybe people will appreciate some extra throws to keep warm? Here’s an alpaca blend throw blanket woven by W. Rojas Yuri on an Andean handloom:
I have an alpaca throw blanket and I can tell you, if you want to keep warm, it works!
A thoughtful gift would be to fill a decorative bowl with some food or spices, and tuck in a special utensil. This little floral plate made by Diana Dewi from Java looks like tea time to me:
Light up someone’s life with a candleholder, like these soapstone globes with Indian jali-inspired shapes. The soapstone is hand-carved by Gulam Rasool, who learned marble sculpting from his father:
He carves many other shapes in similar jali style – elephants, boxes, vases, bookends:
If something here didn’t catch your eye as a gift you need, Novica has more than 30,000 products from artisans around the world, so surely there is a gift for nearly everyone there.
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