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We just barely took our Christmas tree down and now I’m talking about Valentine’s Day! I am a hopeless romantic who adores chocolate, roses, and jewlery. My husband does so much to let me know daily that he loves me, but every once and a while, it’s nice to get an actual gift from him.
Alex and Ani offers eco-friendly jewelry and is well known for their expandable bangles adorned with personal charms. The founder named the company after her first two daughters (which I think is just lovely). The entire line is created from recycled materials and most of the pieces are expandable (and therefore adjustable), which means they’ll fit most people. The company uses a sliding mechanism as opposed to a traditional clasp.
I received the Crazy Love Expandable Wire Bangle, courtesy of the company. I wasn’t sure how it would fit, given the expandable design. You can “open” it to get it on and then it closes back down so it fits properly. I like the fact that this isn’t particularly visible and doesn’t take away from the beauty of the bracelet. This particular bracelet is available in Russian Silver or Rusian Gold (which I received). You can wear it as a single bracelet or add additional bangles for a different look.
The site offers rings, necklaces, and earrings (many of which I’d LOVE to have hubby…ahem!), however, I am particularly fond of their bracelets. The designs are unique and I think the quality warrants the prices on the site.
Alex and Ani also offer a Bangle Bar, which allows you to customize your own bracelet. You can design a piece in any budget and include birthstones, initials, personal and sacred charms, and colorful vintage beads. I know that Mother’s Day is far away, but I actually think this is a great gift idea for moms.
Pricing varies tremendously, however, you can find gorgeous pieces in a variety of price ranges to fit your needs.
*Update* Right now you’ll save 10% off your order with the code “IC2010” (case-sensitive, no quotes).
Win It! One of you will win a Love Expandable Wire Bangle Set (RV $108). Simply leave me a comment with another piece from the site you’d like to have. Comments will close on January 21, 2010 at 10 PM PST. One comment per person, please (unless you do the extra credit). US residents only. Duplicates and comments not including the above information will be disqualified. Comments are moderated. If you don’t see your comment in a reasonable amount of time, send me an email. Bloggers and non-bloggers may enter. If you don’t want to leave your email address, please be sure to check back for my announcement on the winner. Please note that winners must respond within 48 hours of being announced/contacted or another winner will be drawn.
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I did not receive compensation for this post. I did receive a product, courtesy of the company, in order to faciliate my review.