Artisans of The World at Your Fingertips

This is our "no-fail" go to place for special gifts. Really it has never let us down, particularly when it comes to gifts for those who seem to have it all. Best yet, it is a two way street win-win situation where we also support  artisans who usually are living in poor conditions around the world.  In association with National Geographic, Novica seeks to give artists and artisans around the planet a global platform to express their true artistic talents and to spur their creativity. Additionally, they provide you with access to unique, hard-to-find items at great values  while supporting true talents in remote areas, getting to know the artists while giving them a chance for a better life not only for them, but also for their entire families.

At the deepest essence of our philosophy, we want to create a bridge between you and the many talented artisans across the globe.

Unique, crafted with love and amazing talent, supportive are descriptios that come to mind to describe Novica a company that bridges the gap of artisans all around the world and us. At our fingertips we now have at Novica different categories like home decor, jewelry, paitings to mention a few. All of these with over 10 subcategories (including corporate gifts.)   
All countries and regions of the world are available to you Mexico, Indonesia, Bali, The Andes, India, have something in mind? give it a search try more than likely you will have many results to pick from Believe us, it will be difficult not to fall in love with the fantastic finds you will discover.

You will see for yourself that hard-to-find items at great values are common place.

Each piece has a story to tell, the creator explains the roots and origins of your purchase along with any artistic explanation. It is to us, also an educational way of purchasing.

There is a new tool on the site called Curation Effort. A feature that lets everyone create their own curated collections of products, with the option to add mood shots from our ever growing image library - its like Pinterest, and all for a great cause! Check out this new feature here:

How about experincing a Novica buy?  We are sure you will find something fabulous you won't want to part  wiht, or an extraordinary holiday gift for that special someone.  So, we invite you to creat your own collection board and share it with us here under our comment section to win a $35 $50  Novica gift certificate

Click on and discover. This site gives us unprecedented access to world-wide artisans and their magnificent work. At the same time, it gives artisans an important window where they not only are able to exhibit and sell, but in many cases the help to do so. It is the living treasure chest of the world!

Once you have done your collection board , you can take advantage of bonus entries:

1-Follow us on Twitter , and tweet : RT @coolchillmom #win $50 Novica GC in time for the holidays! (
you get an entry for every tweet; don’t forget to leave a link to your tweet).

2-Grab our button (3 entries)

3- Follow our blog publicly (3 entries)

4- Add us to your blog roll

5- Enter any of my other current giveaways (2 entries)

6- Promote this giveaway, and give us the link of where and what you did. (4 extra entries).

7- Follow our friends 3 Pebbles on Twitter and tell them we sent you.

*Open to US residents 18 and over*Giveaway will end on December 28th

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*Winners are chosen by, so make sure you leave individual comments, not all of them in one comment.

*Rules for each entry must be followed to be valid..

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*Winners will be contacted via e-mail and will have 48 hours to reply or new winners will be chosen.

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